Writing Craft Books for Developmental Editors

By Tanya Gold

By Tanya Gold

Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping

Matthew Salesses

$16.95 $15.59

Discussion on decentralizing Western expectations in story and writing workshops to reach readers and writers with diverse backgrounds

The Heroine's Journey: For Writers, Readers, and Fans of Pop Culture

Gail Carriger


A comparison of the hero's journey and the heroine's journey packed full of solid writing advice

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

Renni Browne and Dave King

$16.98 $15.62

Practical advice on how to write and revise fiction prose

The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know

Shawn M. Coyne

$35.00 $32.20

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