This is one of THE most important things writers can teach themselves. Put this one at the top of your list if you are revising right now.
Everyone knows (or should know!) this one. It’s the best guide out there, unsurprisingly, from one of the best in the biz. You’ve probably already taken some of this book in; there are quotes are everywhere on Twitter and Tumblr.
This book is so good for learning how to take your work from ‘good’ to ‘great.’ Who doesn’t want that? Written from the perspective of a literary agent, too.
Need help with descriptors? Finding it tiresome to think of ways to describe characters uniquely? This is the book for you. It’s your guide to writing character expression.
If there is a ‘rulebook’ out there for fiction writing, I think this is it. Packed with the most information on general fiction writing that I’ve ever seen.
Written by a literary agent, this book is a great guide for developing your plot.
Want to better understand story structure? This one’s for you.
Talk about style and voice. This book will change the way you think about writing. One of my all-time faves. Push this to the top of your list.