Books about writing may include guidelines about grammar or other technical issues. They may also provide advice about the craft of writing or the business of publication.

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Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves
1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List
The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future
Putting the Science in Fiction: Expert Advice for Writing with Authenticity in Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Other Genres
Art Matters
On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life Through Great Books
In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein
The Monsters We Deserve
Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise
Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator
King Alice
Rock What Ya Got
First You Write a Sentence.: The Elements of Reading, Writing … and Life.
A Ladder to the Sky
For Every One
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
Almost Everything: Notes on Hope
I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life
The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future
Becoming Mrs. Lewis
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Love and Ruin
Tell Me More: Stories about the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say
Front Desk
Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered
Art Matters
On Writing by Stephen KingThe Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.Bird by Bird by Anne LamottWriting Down the Bones by Natalie GoldbergEats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss
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On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
The Writing Life
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself Into Print
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No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days
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Stephen King
The scariest moment is always just before you start.
Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Mark Twain
The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.
Mark Twain, The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

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