Recommended Books on Writing

by janeeatonhamilton

JEHLempicka1Jane Eaton Hamilton 1-hour painting after de Lempicka 2014

The Half Known World by Robert Boswell

Plot Whisperer by Martha Alderson

Still Writing by Dani Shapiro

On Writing by Stephen King

Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg

The Eleventh Draft, by the Iowa Writer’s Workshop

Make a Scene Crafing A Powerful Story One Scene at a TIme, by Jordan Rosenfeld

How Fiction Works by James Wood

The Writing Warrior by Laraine Herring

The Fiction Writers Workshop by Josip Novakovich

Making Shapely Fiction by Jerome Stern

Ray Bradbury’s book of essays about writing

The Art of Subtext, by Charles Baxter

From Where You Dream by Robert Olen Butler

Half Known World by Robert Boswell

Negotiating With The Dead by Margaret Atwood

The Added Dimension by Flannery O’Connor

Attack of the Copula Spiders by Doug Glover

Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamont

Building Fiction by Jesse Lee Kercheval

The Art of Time in Fiction by Joan Silber

Jane Smiley’s 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel

Burning Down the House by Charles Baxter