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Printer's Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History
The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography
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Birds Art Life: A Year of Observation
Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life
Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character
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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
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Popular Writing Books

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
The Writing Life
Plot & Structure: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Plot That Grips Readers from Start to Finish
No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles
Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer
Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting
Save the Cat!: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
Writing the Breakout Novel

Anaïs Nin
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Anaïs Nin

Robert Frost
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Robert Frost

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Samples -- Poetry
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