Writing Craft Books for Developmental Editors

By Tanya Gold

By Tanya Gold
Stay on top of how writers are currently thinking about storytelling and find new ways of explaining complex aspects of storytelling to authors.

Elements of Fiction Writing - Scene & Structure

Jack Bickham

$14.99 $13.79

Clear instructions on how to use the scene/sequel and stimulus/response structures in novel writing

Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book on Novel Writing You'll Ever Need

Jessica Brody

$15.99 $14.71

Solid insight into blockbuster plotting

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print

Dave King and Renni Browne

$16.99 $15.63

Practical advice on how to write and revise fiction prose

The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know

Shawn M Coyne and Steven Pressfield

$35.00 $31.50

A great introduction to story structure

Revising Your Novel: First Draft to Finished Draft: A step-by-step guide to revising your novel

Janice Hardy


The elements to consider when moving from one draft of a novel to the next

Romancing the Beat: Story Structure for Romance Novels

Gwen Hayes


A great breakdown of beats expected in romance novels

The Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults

Cheryl Klein

$18.95 $17.43

An all-around solid book about writing fiction, focusing on middle grade and young adult novels

Your Life as Story: Discovering the "new Autobiography" and Writing Memoir as Literature

Tristine Rainer

$16.95 $15.59

Current expectations of memoir and how to find a story in one’s life