My Favorite Writing Books


My annotated selection of books about writing.



Books about writing are numerous and various. Almost all are a joy to read because—hey—they’re written by good writers!

I’ve read a lot of them and continue to get new ones. Whether you’re looking for craft advice, basic storytelling techniques, or just plain inspiration to keep going, chances are there’s a book out there that will fill your need. This PDF is an annotated list of the ones I have found most helpful to me over the years. Enjoy!