Helpful Links For Fiction Writers:
Writing Fiction (6th Edition): The most widely used and respected book on writing fiction, Writing Fiction guides the writer from first inspiration to final revision. Supported by an abundance exercises, this guide/anthology explores and integrates the elements of fiction while offering practical techniques and concrete examples.
The Basics of Punctuation: A primer for those fiction writers whose punctuation skills need improvement. A poorly spelled and punctuated piece, no matter how brilliant in concept, usually meets its doom in the form of lost readers.
Expert Writing Tips: A list of tips to help improve one's writing skills. They are based on techniques advocated by English textbooks, creative writing books, composition books, and various published authors and other experts in the field of writing.
Beginnings, Middles & Ends (Elements of Fiction Writing): This is a very useful guide on how short stories and novels should be structured from beginning to end.
On Writing Well, 25th Anniversary : The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction: On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet.
100 Ways to Improve Your Writing: A complete course in the art of writing and an essential reference for any working or would-be writer of any kind. Step-by-step it shows how to come up with ideas, get past writer's block, create an irresistible opening, develop an effective style, choose powerful words and master grammar, rewrite, and much, much more.
Edit Yourself: A Manual for Everyone Who Works With Words: A must for any author! If you want to make your writing clear and concise, you will find it hard to beat this book as a desk reference. It is well organized, easy to use, and concise. The book is itself a great example of good writing.
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