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Beginnings, Middles, and Ends Nancy Kress 0-89879-905-8

Break into Fiction - Mary Buckham & Dianna Love

Bird by Bird - Anne Lamont

Book in a Month - Victoria Lynn Schmidt

Breathing Life into your Characters - Rachel Ballon

Characters and Viewpoint - Orson Scott Card

Conflict, Action, and Suspense - William Noble, Writer's Digest Books

Dialogue: Techniques and Exercises - Gloria Kempton

Edit Yourself - Bruce Ross-Larson 0-393-30268-7

Elements of Arousal - Lars Eightner 1563332302 (out of print)

Fiction is Folks - Robert Newton Peck

Finding Your Writer's Voice - Frank, Thaisa; Wall, Dorothy 0-312-11465-6

First Draft in 30 Days - Karen S. Wiesner (2005)

Get Known Before the Book Deal - Christina Katz (2008)

Getting into Character - Brandilynn Collins

GMC: Goal, Motivation & Conflict - Debra Dixon 0-9654371-0-8

Guide to Fiction Writing - Phyllis A Witney 0871161575

How to Write a Damn Good Mystery - James M. Frey, St. Martin's-2004

How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy - Orson Scott Card

Illustrated Reverse Dictionary- Find the Words on the tip of your tongue - Reader's Digest 0-89577-352-X

Novelists' Essential Guide to Crafting Scenes - Raymond Obstfeld

On Writing - Stephen King 0684853523

On Writing Well - William Zinnser

One Writer's Beginnings - Eudora Welty 0446329835

Practical Tips for Writing Popular Fiction - Robyn Carr

Plot - Anson Dibell, Writer's Digest Books

Plot & Structure - James Scott Bell (2004)

Revision & Self-Editing - James Scott Bell (2008)

Save the Cat! - Blake Snyder

Scene and Structure -Jack Bickham 0-89879-906-6

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers -Renni Browne and Dave King 0-06-272046-5

Setting - Jack Bickham, Writer's Digest Book

Techniques of the Selling Writer - Dwight V Swain 0-8061-1191-

The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes - Jack M. Bickham 0-89879-821-3

The Art of War for Writers - James Scott Bell (2009)

The Elements of Style Strunk & White - 0-02-418190-0

The Fire in Fiction - Donald Maas (2009)

The First Five Pages - Noah Lukeman (2000)

The Novel Writer's Toolkit - Bob Mayer

The Synonym Finder - Rodale 0-446-37029-0

The Weekend Novelist - Robert J. Ray

The Writer's Journey - Christopher Vogler 0-941188-70-1

Write is a Verb - Bill O'Hanlon

Writing a Romance Novel for Dummies - Leslie Wainger (2004)

Writing Dialogue - Tom Chiarella 1-884910-32-7

Writing Down the Bones - Natalie Goldberg

Writing Erotic Fiction - Mike Bailey, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, U

Writing Romance - Vanessa Grant 1551800969

Writing the Blockbuster Novel - Albert Zuckerman 0-89879-598-2

Writing the Breakout Novel - Donald Maas

Writing the Thriller - T. MacDonald Skillman

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