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Advice from the editor of several best selling and award winning books.

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Gardner, John. The Art of Fiction: Notes of Craft for Young Writers. Vintage, 1991.

King, Stephen. Secret Windows: Essays and Fiction on the Craft of Writing. Book of the Month Club, 2000.

McKee, Robert. Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting. Regan Books, 1997.

Swain, Dwight. Techniques of the Selling Writer. University of Oklahoma Press, 1982.

Vogler, Christopher. The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers. Michael Wiese Productions, 1998.

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My Research Recommendations


Ballenger, Bruce and Barry Lane.

Discovering the Writer Within: 40 Days to More Imaginative Writing. Writer's Digest Books, 1989.

Bickham, Jack. Scene and Structure. Writer's Digest Books, 1999.

Campbell, Joseph. The Hero with a Thousand Faces. 1st edition, Bollingen Foundation, 1949. 2nd edition, Princeton University Press. 3rd edition, New World Library, 2008.

Clark, Roy Peter. How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times. Little, Brown and Company, 2013 edition.

Dixon, Debra. Goal, Motivation and Conflict: The Building Blocks of Good Fiction. Gryphon Books for Writers, 1999.

Field, Syd. Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting. Dell Publishing Company, Inc. 1984.

Frey, James. How to Write a Damn Good Novel: A Step-by-Step No Nonsense Guide to Dramatic Storytelling. St. Martin's Press, 1987.