All writers are readers (or so they say).  Here’s my list of suggested reading:

On Writing 

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

The Creative Habit by Twyla Thwarp (Haven’t read this yet, but on my “must read” list)

On Writing by Stephen King (Haven’t gotten to this one yet either, but on my “must read” list)

Making a Literary Life by Carolyn See

For Craft

Courage and Craft: Writing Your Life Into Story by Barbara Abercrombie

On Building a Successful Career

Yes! You Can Learn How To Write Children’s Books, Get Them Published and Build a Successful Writing Career by Nancy I. Sanders

Secrets of a Freelance Writer by Robert W. Bly

Got a must read?  Please email me at with your recommendation.


2 responses »

  1. Myself, I recommend, “The Art of Fiction,” by John Gardner, and “Writing the Blockbuster Novel,” by Ken Follett 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s