Recommended Reading

Books I Have Found Helpful

Chicago Manual of Style The University of Chicago Press

American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary Merriam-Webster, Incorporated

Roget’s International Thesaurus Edited by Ann Kipfer, Ph.D.

Word Menu by Stephen Glazier

The Elements of Style by William Strunk and EB White

The Emotion Thesaurus – A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglist

The Copyeditor’s Handbook by Amy Einsohn

Eats, Shoots & Leaves – The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss

Characters & Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card

The Copywriter’s Handbook by Robert Bly

The Adweek Copywriting Handbook by Joseph Sugarman

Dynamic Characters by Nancy Kress

The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations edited by Tony Augarde

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Third Edition

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015 World Almanac Books

Writing Dialog by Tom Chiarella

Don’t Murder Your Mystery by Chris Roerden

Write Faster, Write Better by David A. Fryxell

Outlining Your Novel by K.M. Weiland

The Extroverted Writer: An Author’s Guide to Marketing and Building a Platform by Amanda Luedeke

Write Your Novel From The Middle: A New Approach for Plotters, Pantsers and Everyone in Between by James Scott Bell