Recommended Books for Writers

Here are a few books we highly recommend for writers.  

This list was updated on 8/24/19.  

These cover both the art and the business of writing.  

By the way, it would be really, really bad karma to take our carefully curated list and use it to order from Amazon.  

Just sayin'.  

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781439156810
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Scribner - July 6th, 2010

The Business of Being a Writer (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780226393162
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Published: University of Chicago Press - March 16th, 2018

Before and After the Book Deal: A Writer's Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781948226400
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Published: Catapult - January 7th, 2020

10 Publishing Myths: Insights Every Author Needs to Succeed Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781642794526
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Published: Morgan James Publishing - December 17th, 2019

Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book On Novel Writing You'll Ever Need Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780399579745
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 9th, 2018

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780761160854
Availability: Available to Ship From Our Warehouse
Published: Workman Publishing Company - November 4th, 2010

The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know(r) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780190628048
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 1st, 2019

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385480017
Availability: Available to Ship From Our Warehouse
Published: Anchor - September 1st, 1995

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Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within Cover Image
By Natalie Goldberg, Julia Cameron (Foreword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781611803082
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Published: Shambhala - February 2nd, 2016

Pity the Reader: On Writing With Style Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781609809621
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Published: Seven Stories Press - November 5th, 2019