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The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing by Michael Harvey
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Brilliant. If everyone read & learned the lessons in this book, I'd be halfway out of a career. Only halfway, but halfway.
The Art of Fiction by John Gardner
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Invaluable as a resource but a little musty for some. And he disses Steinbeck, so he loses a big fat star.
Novelist's Essential Guide to Crafting Scenes by Raymond Obstfeld
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How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler
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West of the West by Mark Arax
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HBR's 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence (with featured ... by Harvard Business Review
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Thinking Like Your Editor by Susan Rabiner
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J.D. Salinger
“Grand. There's a word I really hate. It's a phony. I could puke every time I hear it.”
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

Toni Morrison
“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”
Toni Morrison

E.L. Doctorow
“Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.”
E.L. Doctorow

Madeleine L'Engle
“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”
Madeleine L'Engle

Isaac Asimov
“You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you're working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success - but only if you persist.”
Isaac Asimov

52389 Editors and Writers — 986 members — last activity 10 hours, 9 min ago
Are you a writer looking for an editor or proofreader? Are you an editor looking for publishing experience? This is the place to make contact. ...more
72400 Writer Resources — 162 members — last activity Jun 15, 2015 11:50AM
A group that aims to pool writer resources: Cover Artists, Editors, Blurb Writers, Book Clubs, Reviewers, Bloggers...
4805 Time Travel — 1807 members — last activity 1 hour, 9 min ago
This is a group for people who enjoy books that transport them to a different time and place through time travel. We have a monthly book club, offer m ...more
63470 On the Southern Literary Trail — 963 members — last activity 1 hour, 21 min ago
Whether you prefer Faulkner, O'Connor, McCullers or more recent authors of Southern Literature such as Clyde Edgerton, Tom Franklin, William Gay, or M ...more
2789 Vroman's Bookstore — 159 members — last activity Nov 28, 2013 08:26PM
Vroman's Bookstore is the innovative force behind independent bookselling since 1894. As the oldest & largest independent bookstore in Southern Califo ...more
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The Closing by Ken OderSouth of Broad by Pat Conroy
Best Southern Mysteries
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The Closing by Ken OderTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainTheir Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonThe Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
Best Southern Books
440 books — 605 voters

The Complete Poems by Emily DickinsonLeaves of Grass by Walt WhitmanShakespeare's Sonnets by William ShakespeareThe Waste Land and Other Poems by T.S. EliotAriel by Sylvia Plath
Best Poetry Books
1,515 books — 1,666 voters
Captive Angel by Virginia AirdSilks and Sins by Clare O'BearaShow Jumping Team by Clare O'BearaFinnglas of the Horses by Fay SampsonMurder At Scottish Mensa by Clare O'Beara
POV: Third-person omniscient
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