The best books for Writers

A Listmania! list by Dan (Manchester)
 
Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting (Methuen Film)
1.  Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting (Methuen Film) by Robert McKee
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  "Aimed at script witers, this book is still ideal for any writer as it can help develop style and content."
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The Writer's Handbook 2007 (Writer's Handbooks MacMillan))
2.  The Writer's Handbook 2007 (Writer's Handbooks MacMillan)) by Barry Turner
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  "You'll need this for finding agents, publishers, competitions, etc..."
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On Writing
3.  On Writing by Stephen King
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  "Ideal for anyone wanting to understand what it is to be a writer.  Also has some useful technical hints.  Death to all passive sentences."
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The Art of Fiction: Illustrated from Classic and Modern Texts
4.  The Art of Fiction: Illustrated from Classic and Modern Texts by David Lodge
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  "Perfect for simplified theories of writing.  Also, ideal for quoting in essays."
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