This post is by Katie McDermott, author of “Mrs. Culann’s Dog”
I read a lot of creative writing ‘how to’ books, usually gifted to me by well-meaning relatives, but I often find that these books contain the same advice. However, over the past few years, a few have stood out as particularly helpful:
The first half is an entertaining autobiography and the second half contains some practical writing advice.Very enjoyable to read.
2. The Ode Less Travelled by Stephen Fry
3. Save the Cat: The Last Book on Screenwriting you’ll ever need Blake Snyder
4. Writing Fiction For Dummies by Randy Ingermanson.
5. The Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook