Sierra Cartwright’s Indispensable Writing Books For Authors

These are the books that are always on my bookshelf. When I move, they’re the last books to get packed and the first ones to get unpacked!   Techniques of a Selling Writer by Dwight Swain. I’ve carried this book everywhere for twenty years or more. The section on Scene and Sequel transformed my writing and helped me figure out point of view. Understanding what goes into a sequel, in a way that is not an info dump, is transformative. This little book holds an astounding amount of informa...
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