On The Write Lines Bookshelf

Recommended reading for writers

Books about writing books, books about pitching books, books about publishing books and, possibly, some books about books.

This list is not exhaustive and you may have others you prefer. What’s on your bookshelf?

Writers and Artists Yearbook
pub. A&C Black £16.99

Story by Robert McKee
pub. Methuen £19.99

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
pub. Hodder £9.99

From Pitch to Publication by Carole Blake
pub. MacMillan £14.99

Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers by Christopher Vogler
pub. Michael Wiese Production £11.00

Walking on Alligators by Susan Shaughnessy
pub. HarperSanFrancisco £9.45

Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing
pub. Weidenfeld and Nicolson £7.99

Wannabe a Successful Writer We’ve Heard of? by Jane Wenham Jones
pub. Accent Press £9.99

The Joy of Writing Sex by Elizabeth Benedict
pub. Souvenir Press Ltd. £9.99

How to Write About Yourself by Alison Chisholm and Brenda Courtie
pub. Allison & Busby £9.99

Characters and Viewpoint (The Elements of Fiction Writing) by Orson Scott Card
pub. Writer’s Digest Books £10.99