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My collection of books on writing - Part 1

Greg Withnail
 
The Creative Writing Coursebook: Forty Authors Share Advice and Exercises for Fiction and Poetry
The Creative Writing Coursebook: Forty Authors Share Advice and Exercises for Fiction and Poetry
The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing (Cambridge Introductions to Literature)
The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing (Cambridge Introductions to Literature)
The Pocket Muse: Ideas and Inspiration for Writing
The Pocket Muse: Ideas and Inspiration for Writing
"Sh*t."
Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings
Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings
"I did this course two years ago and I'm still not sure whether this is any good or not. The OU's approach to creative writing is unlike any other book I have read on the subject - almost zero overlap."
The Five-Minute Writer 2nd Edition: Exercise and Inspiration in Creative Writing in Five Minutes a Day
The Five-Minute Writer 2nd Edition: Exercise and Inspiration in Creative Writing in Five Minutes a Day
Becoming a Writer
Becoming a Writer
"Good. Frequently cited by other authors."
On Writing
On Writing
"Exceptionally good. King's attitude is one we should all emulate. He's hard working and has a deep respect for written English."
The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes
The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes
"Good checklist."
How NOT to Write a Novel: 200 Mistakes to avoid at All Costs if You Ever Want to Get Published
How NOT to Write a Novel: 200 Mistakes to avoid at All Costs if You Ever Want to Get Published
"Good stuff - and a bloody funny read too!"
Creative Writing For Dummies
Creative Writing For Dummies
"Perhaps the least effective "For Dummies" book I've come across."
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition
Creative Writing, 8th Edition: How to Unlock Your Imagination and Develop Your Writing Skills
Creative Writing, 8th Edition: How to Unlock Your Imagination and Develop Your Writing Skills
A Creative Writing Handbook: Developing Dramatic Technique, Individual Style and Voice
A Creative Writing Handbook: Developing Dramatic Technique, Individual Style and Voice
Dramatica: A New Theory of Story
Dramatica: A New Theory of Story
"Very interesting. There's a computer program too, which I bought with student discount."
The 3 A.M. Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises That Transform Your Fiction
The 3 A.M. Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises That Transform Your Fiction
"Meh."
Teach Yourself Creative Writing New Edition (TY Creative Writing)
Teach Yourself Creative Writing New Edition (TY Creative Writing)
Beginnings, Middles and Ends (The elements of fiction writing)
Beginnings, Middles and Ends (The elements of fiction writing)
The Writer's Guide To Research 2e: An Invaluable Guide to Gathering Materials for Features, Novels and Non-Fiction Books (Creative Writing)
The Writer's Guide To Research 2e: An Invaluable Guide to Gathering Materials for Features, Novels and Non-Fiction Books (Creative Writing)
Description and Setting: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Believable World of People, Places and Events (Write Great Fiction)
Description and Setting: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Believable World of People, Places and Events (Write Great Fiction)
"This whole series is good, adding up to a complete volume of work that outweighs any other single book on writing."
Write Great Fiction - Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Dynamic Characters and Effective Viewpoints
Write Great Fiction - Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Dynamic Characters and Effective Viewpoints
"This whole series is good, adding up to a complete volume of work that outweighs any other single book on writing."
Dialogue: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Effective Dialogue (Write Great Fiction)
Dialogue: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting Effective Dialogue (Write Great Fiction)
"This whole series is good, adding up to a complete volume of work that outweighs any other single book on writing."
Conflict, Action and Suspense (Elements of Fiction Writing)
Conflict, Action and Suspense (Elements of Fiction Writing)
Dynamic Characters: How to Create Personalities That Keep Readers Captivated
Dynamic Characters: How to Create Personalities That Keep Readers Captivated
20 Master Plots: And How to Build Them
20 Master Plots: And How to Build Them
"Surprisingly unhelpful. Perhaps I just didn't get it..."
Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers
Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers
"Required reading."