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Hi Folks! I'm looking for books on writing craft. Would you mind sharing your favorites?

In particular, I'm trying to find a really excellent wordsmithing book. I want to write extra-pretty paragraphs.

I've already read (and love):
-self editing for fiction writers
-the art of character (corbett)
-start your novel (pattison)
-the anatomy of story (truby)
-write great fiction--dialogue (kempton)

#1 - June 13, 2015, 12:21 PM

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There is a sticky thread on the Writing Board with craft book recs:

Hope that helps!
#2 - June 13, 2015, 12:33 PM
THIS LITTLE PIGGY (AN OWNER'S MANUAL), Aladdin PIX June 2017 :pigsnort
KUNG POW CHICKEN 1-4, Scholastic 2014 :chicken

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Great! Thanks!
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