Best Books for Writers

A Listmania! list by David Brubaker (Cupertino, California USA)
 
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
1.  On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
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  "Details some of Stephen King's early memories and also has writing tips."
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Effective Writing For Business, College & Life
2.  Effective Writing For Business, College & Life by William R. Stanek
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  "Writing, be creative, get organized, be effective and complete the task at hand."
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The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition
3.  The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition by William Strunk Jr.
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  "Elements of Style. Every writer should own this."
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
4.  Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by American Psychological Association
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  "Publication Manual of the APA"
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The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers (14th Edition)
5.  The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers (14th Edition) by Chicago Editorial Staff
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  "Chicago Manual of Style"
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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
6.  Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary by Merriam-Webster
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  "Dictionary"
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2002 Writer's Market: 8,000 Editors Who Buy What You Write
7.  2002 Writer's Market: 8,000 Editors Who Buy What You Write by Kirsten Holm
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  "Writer's Market"
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Guide to Literary Agents
8.  Guide to Literary Agents by Rachel Vater
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  "Guide to Literary Agents"
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2002 Novel & Short Story Writers Market (Novel and Short Story Writer's Market)
9.  2002 Novel & Short Story Writers Market (Novel and Short Story Writer's Market) by Anne Bowling
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  "Writer's and Short Story Market"
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On Writing Well, 25th Anniversary: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
10.  On Writing Well, 25th Anniversary: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William K. Zinsser
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  "Writing well"
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Words Fail  Me: What Everyone Who Writes     Should Know about Writing
11.  Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know about Writing by Patricia T. O'Conner
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  "Insight into writing"
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How to Write, Speak and Think More Effectively (Signet)
12.  How to Write, Speak and Think More Effectively (Signet) by Rudolf Flesch
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  "Writing, speaking and thinking clearly"
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How to Say It: Choice Words, Phrases, Sentences, and Paragraphs for Every Situation, Revised Edition
13.  How to Say It: Choice Words, Phrases, Sentences, and Paragraphs for Every Situation, Revised Edition by Rosalie Maggio
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  "Clarity of writing"
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The News About the News: American Journalism in Peril
14.  The News About the News: American Journalism in Peril by Leonard Downie
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  "Journalism"
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Is this book ok for an 11 year old girl? 0 Dec 10, 2014
ISBN #'s different 0 Jun 30, 2014
Latest APA edition 0 May 12, 2014
Question 0 Apr 2, 2014
Grammar gripes v. 1.1 3 Oct 17, 2013
Why has the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association been in the top 100 for months? 6 Aug 14, 2013
The Professional Narration. worth it? 0 Feb 26, 2013
6th Edition, Second Printing 17 Sep 30, 2012
Query Help 0 Aug 21, 2012
"Based on" Question 0 Feb 11, 2012
This is Why People Pirate 0 Feb 7, 2012
Why is the Kindle edition more than paperback?!?!? 7 Jan 13, 2012
 
   

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