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Know The Best Books And Courses On Writing

To succeed as a writer, you need three things: PASSION, PRACTICE, and STUDY. How do you know what books and courses are the best? After over thirty years studying hundreds of books and spending thousands of dollars, I've created a list of the best books and courses on writing. NOTE: I have not been paid to endorse anything.


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The Anatormy of Story


The Anatomy of Story by John Truby

There are dozens and dozens of fantastic books on writing techniques, but no matter how many tomes you devour, there always seems to be something missing. After reading nearly 200 books ...

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Zen And The Art Of Writing


Zen & The Art of Writing
by Ray Bradbury

Completely different from any other book on writing, this book will show you how to take an average story and turn it into a great story. Ray Bradbury spent ten years writing a thousand words a day before ...

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Writing The Breakout Novel


Writing the Breakout Novel
by Donald Maass

If you're ever looking for a literary agent, you should try to get someone that knows something about how to tell a great story. Donald Maass (a literary agent) has written one of the finest books ...

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Writing The Breakout Novel Workbook


Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook

I actually found this book before I got its companion, "Writing the Breakout Novel." When I began to read, it said that it was meant as a companion to the other book, so off I went to the bookstore. The first ...

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Books

The Anatomy Of Story The Anatomy of Story

Zen And The Art Of Writing Zen & The Art of Writing

Writing The Breakout Novel Writing the Breakout Novel

Writing A Great Movie WBN Workbook

Writing A Great Movie Writing A Great Movie

The Scene Book The Scene Book

Writing Screenplays That Sell Writing Screenplays That Sell

 

Courses

Great Screenwriting Secrets Great Screenwriting

Masterpiece - Advanced Writing Masterpiece - Advanced Writing

Story Development Story Development

 


Writing A Great Movie


Writing A Great Movie
by Jeff Kitchen

This book isn't at the top of the stack of popular writing books, but it should be. It's one of the best books on the subject of storytelling. Classically trained as a playwright, Jeff Kitchen uses an array of ...

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The Scene Book


The Scene Book by Sandra Scofield

If you want to be a writer, you need to master the art of writing the scene. Scenes form the basic building blocks of any story and this book explores them in great detail. Writers need to think ...

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Writing Screenplays That Sell

Writing Screenplays That Sell by Michael Hauge

This book is not only a great primer on screenwriting, it will give the novelist a stronger idea of how stories are put together. Knowing the components of a story are important for any writer and while ...

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Great Screenwriting Secrets


Great Screenwriting - Audio or DVD

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Masterpiece - Advanced Writing


Masterpiece - Advanced Writing - Audio

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Story Development


Story Development - Audio

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