Reading for Intermediate Writers
This page lists the books I recommend for Intermediate Writers. To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com, just click on either the title or the cover. Additional sources for obtaining out of print books are listed on the Links at right
These books have been helpful to my students–and myself–as we study our craft and art. I hope they’ll be useful to you as well.
|Reading for Intermediate Writers|
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. Scribner, 2000.
|Madison Smartt Bell.
Narrative Design: Working with Imagination, Craft, and Form. W.W. Norton & Co., 2000.
Zen in the Art of Writing. Bantam Books, 1992.
Writing a Novel. McGraw-Hill, 1975. (Out of print)
Living by Fiction. HarperCollins (paper), 1988.
Writing Without Teachers. Oxford Univ Pr. (Trade), 1998.
|Robie MacAuley, George Lanning (Contributor).
Technique in Fiction. St. Martin’s Press, 1990.
|Robert C. Meredith, John D. Fitzgerald.
Structuring Your Novel: From Basic Idea to Finished Manuscript. Harperperennial Library, 1993.
|V. S. Naipaul.
Finding the Center: Two Narratives. (Out of print)
|Joyce Carol Oates.
Woman Writer: Occasions and Opportunities. (Out of print)
The Lonely Voice: A Study of the Short Story. (Out of print)
The Short Story.
Conversations With American Writers. (Out of print)
Craft of Writing. W.W. Norton & Company, 1983.
Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters. Penguin USA (Paper), 1990.
One Writer’s Beginnings. Belknap Press, 1995.
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