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Great novel-writing books I actually use

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The list author says: "I've read a lot of writing books and these are the ones I keep by my desk, and use frequently"
Nail Your Novel - Why Writers Abandon Books and How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
Nail Your Novel - Why Writers Abandon Books and How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
"Keep this beside you as you write and follow the steps. Takes away the stress of the blank page."
Make a Scene: Crafting a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time
Make a Scene: Crafting a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time
"Unusual examples and thought-provoking"
The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes
The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes
"Mistakes you didn't even know you were going to make, but as soon as you read them you understand you were about to!"
Bullies, Bastards And Bitches: How To Write The Bad Guys Of Fiction
Bullies, Bastards And Bitches: How To Write The Bad Guys Of Fiction
"A reminder to make your bad guys really interesting - and everyone in fact"
On Writing
On Writing
"Good writing turned inside out"
A Writer's Book of Days: A Spirited Companion and Lively Muse for the Writing Life
A Writer's Book of Days: A Spirited Companion and Lively Muse for the Writing Life
"I find most writing 'exercise' books pointless, but this one makes you want to take it to a cafe with your laptop"
How Not to Write a Novel: 200 Classic Mistakes and How to Avoid Them--A Misstep-by-Misstep Guide
How Not to Write a Novel: 200 Classic Mistakes and How to Avoid Them--A Misstep-by-Misstep Guide
"Great fun - and a good reminder to pull your socks up"
Plot & Structure: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Plot That Grips Readers from Start to Finish
Plot & Structure: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Plot That Grips Readers from Start to Finish
"James Scott Bell really knows his stuff"
Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
"Intended for screenwriters, but the storytelling tips are just as good for novel writers"
Novel Metamorphosis: Uncommon Ways to Revise Novels with Creative Writing Tips, Tools, and Strategies
Novel Metamorphosis: Uncommon Ways to Revise Novels with Creative Writing Tips, Tools, and Strategies
"Chock-full of questionnaires to help you assess where the weak spots are in your novel"
The Writer's Block: 786 Ideas to Jump-Start Your Imagination
The Writer's Block: 786 Ideas to Jump-Start Your Imagination
"The title says it all"
The 3 A.M. Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises that Transform Your Fiction
The 3 A.M. Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises that Transform Your Fiction
"The other 'exercises' book I'll happily give shelf space to"
Writing the Breakout Novel
Writing the Breakout Novel
"Wise and yet so accessible"