Writing

For information on my writing and views on writing, click the links below:

For more blog posts related to writing in general, check out the Writing category.


For a few books on writing that I recommend, check out my Goodreads shelves of creative writing books:

  • Creative writing theory and pedagogy
    • Italo Calvino, Six Memos for the Next Millennium
    • John Gardener, The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for Young Writers
    • Edgar Allan Poe, Essays and Reviews
    • and others….
  • General writing advice
    • Natalie Goldberg, Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within
    • Stephen King, On Writing
    • Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
    • Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet
    • and others….
  • Fiction writing
    • Janet Burroway, Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft
    • Nicholas Delbanco, The Sincerest Form
    • Jesse Lee Kercheval, Building Fiction: How to Develop Plot and Structure
    • and others….
  • Graphic narrative/comics writing
    • Mike Chinn and Chris McLoughlin, Create Your Own Graphic Novel Using Digital Techniques
    • Will Eisner, Comics and Sequential Art and Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative
    • Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (and everything else he’s written!)
    • and others….
  • Nonfiction writing
    • Vivian Gornick, The Situation and the Story: The Art of Personal Narrative
    • Bill Roorbach, Writing Life Stories
    • and others….
  • Poetry writing
    • Alfred Corn, The Poem’s Heartbeat: A Manual of Prosody
    • Reginald Gibbons, The Poet’s Work: 29 Poets on the Origins and Practice of Their Art
    • and others….
  • Screenwriting
    • Paul Lucey, Story Sense: A Screenwriter’s Guide for Film and Television
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