Best Books on the Craft of Fiction

By Joan Dempsey

By Joan Dempsey

Best Books on the Craft of Fiction

Ron Carlson Writes a Story

Ron Carlson


The Elements of Style

William Strunk and E. White


Several Short Sentences about Writing

Verlyn Klinkenborg


The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot

Charles Baxter


What If?: Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers

Anne Bernays


Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition: A Guide to Narrative Craft

Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, et al.


From Where You Dream: The Process of Writing Fiction

Robert Olen Butler


On Writing

Stephen King


Narrative Design: Working with Imagination, Craft, and Form

Madison Smartt Bell


20 Master Plots: And How to Build Them

Ronald B Tobias


The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character...

Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi