My favorite writing books

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Story Engineering
1.  Story Engineering by Larry Brooks
The list author says:
  "BEST WRITING BOOK EVER! I loved this one and will read again and again."
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Writing the Breakout Novel
2.  Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass
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  "Donald Maass is one of the best.  Definitely learned a lot from this book."
$14.21   Used & New from: $3.00
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Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook
3.  Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook by Donald Maass
The list author says:
  "Companion workbook to Maass's Writing the Breakout Novel. I liked this one even better!"
$17.08   Used & New from: $4.00
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Break Into Fiction: 11 Steps to Building a Story that Sells
4.  Break Into Fiction: 11 Steps to Building a Story that Sells by Mary Buckham
The list author says:
  "Another really great book on how to plot a sellable story.  Lots of movie examples to make it easier to understand."
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Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
5.  Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need by Blake Snyder
The list author says:
  "Screenwriting basics made easy, but this is a great book for novelists to understand story structure."
$11.57   Used & New from: $11.43
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (721 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Plot & Structure: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Plot That Grips Readers from Start to Finish
6.  Plot & Structure: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Plot That Grips Readers from Start to Finish by James Scott Bell
The list author says:
  "I marked this one up so much I probably need a new copy!  A really clear and concise lesson in novel plotting."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (251 customer reviews)

The Writers Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers, 3rd Edition
7.  The Writers Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers, 3rd Edition by Christopher E. Vogler
The list author says:
  "Brilliant study of story structure...from movies to books."
$14.36   Used & New from: $11.36
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