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Best Books On Writing & Creativity

  • Christopher Booker – The Seven Basic Plots
  • Terry Brooks – Sometimes The Magic Works: Lessons From A Writing Life
  • Gail Carson Levine – Writing Magic - Creating Stories That Fly
  • Roy Peter Clark – Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer
  • Louise Doughty – A Novel In A Year
  • Alice. W Flaherty - The Midnight Disease – The Drive to Write, Writer's Block and the Creative Brain
  • E.M. Forster – Aspects of the Novel
  • Libby Gleeson – Writing Hannah
  • Kate Grenville – Searching For The Secret River
  • Stephen King – On Writing
  • Ursula le Guin – Steering the Craft
  • Donald Maass - Writing the Breakout Novel
  • Arthur Plotnik – Spunk & Bite
  • Jane Yolen – Take Joy: A Writer's Guide to Loving the Craft

Best Books on Children's Literature

  • Susan Cooper – Dreams and Wishes: Essays on Writing for Children
  • Alison Lurie – Don't Tell the Grownups: Subversive Children's Literature
  • Deborah O'Keefe – Readers In Wonderland: The Liberating Worlds of Fantasy Fiction
  • Francis Spufford – The Child That Books Built
  • Jane Yolen – Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie and Folklore in the Literature of Childhood
  • William Zinsser – Worlds Of Childhood: The Art And Craft Of Writing For Children