For Writers

Writing Resources (With Special Emphasis on YA)


Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Brown & Dave King


Writing Young Adult Fiction for Dummies by Deborah Halverson


Writing Great Books for Young Adults: Everything You Need to Know, From Crafting the Idea to Landing the Publishing Deal by Regina Brooks


Second Sight: An Editor’s Talks on Writing, Revising & Publishing Books for Children and Young Adults by Cheryl Klein


Characters & Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card


On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King


Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass


The Fire in Fiction by Donald Maass


Your First Novel: a Published Author and a Top Agent Share the Keys to Achieving Your Dream by Ann Rittenberg and Laura Whitcomb


The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers


The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Writing a Novel by Tom Monteleone


Save the Cat! by Blake Snyder


Jeff Herman’s Guide to Book Publishers, Editors and Literary Agents by Jeff Herman


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