But, in my opinion, these are the best books on writing available. Make them second nature. Marvel at the perfectly placed and exquisitely balanced use of illusion, surprise and metaphorand crave to imitate it.
The story of you. Getting happy, okay? This entertaining follow-up to the successful Wannabe a Writer? Blake Snyder tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. Too money-grabbing for you?
With an accessible style, she takes on everything from how to write to grammar and usage to best practices. From explaining the rules of usage, to grammar and an approach to style, this guidebook is all you could ever ask for when it comes to understanding all the small mistakes even the best writers make in their work.
Books that teach structure — how to structure your thinking, your frame of mind and approach, and structure a story or other particular literary form. So get reading.
Strunk and White bashed heads on this one to product the ultimate manual for the working writer. This coursebook takes aspiring writers through three stages of practice: Gathering — getting started, learning how to keep notes, making observations and using memory; Shaping — looking at structure, point of view, character and setting; and Finishing — being your own critic, joining workshops, finding publishers.
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