Good writing is often as much about your own creativity and imagination as it is about developing a good technique and having the discipline to organize your thoughts. [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]Successful writers are constantly experimenting with new ideas and approaches.[/clickandtweet] Above all, they are always open to learning and improving themselves.
Below is a list of resources that we recommend. Seen something that you would like us to add to the list? Let us know in the comments section below.
- The Elements of Style (4th Edition) (by William Strunk, E.B. White and Rogers Angell)
- The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition
- 100 Ways to Improve Your Writing (Mentor Series) (by Gary Provost)
- Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Dynamic Characters and Effective Viewpoints (Write Great Fiction) (by Nancy Kress)
- Plot & Structure: (Techniques And Exercises For Crafting A Plot That Grips Readers From Start To Finish) (Write Great Fiction) (by James Scott Bell)
- How to Write a Damn Good Novel: A Step-by-Step No Nonsense Guide to Dramatic Storytelling (by James N. Frey)
- How to Write a Damn Good Novel, II: Advanced Techniques For Dramatic Storytelling (by James N. Frey)
- The Writer’s Idea Book 10th Anniversary Edition: How to Develop Great Ideas for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Screenplays (by Jack Heffron)
- Writing Creative Nonfiction (edited by Philip Gerard)