There are zillions of books on writing, and many are listed in the catalog of the Writers’ Digest Book Club. I have a whole shelf of them. Many of them turned out to be excellent compost. Some of them have proven useful. The following are the ones I think you’ll find most useful, with links to Amazon where you can buy them right now.
Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method--ten battle-tested steps to jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down.More info →
If you can write one powerful, amazing scene, you can write a hundred. And that's a novel. The one goal of this book is to teach you the simple principles you can use right now to design a powerful scene before you write it.More info →
About The Author
Randy Ingermanson is a theoretical physicist and the award-winning author of six novels. He has taught at numerous writing conferences over the years and publishes the free monthly Advanced Fiction Writing E-zine, the largest electronic magazine in the world on the craft of writing fiction, with over 16,000 readers.