- Books, Literature, and Writing
6 Great Books for Fiction Writers
What Can Books Teach You About Writing?
Whether writing can really be 'taught' or not, there are definitely plenty of writing-related skills which can be taught, ranging from creativity tricks to cramming as much writing time as possible into a single day.
Here's five great books which will help fiction writers read better, plot better, write better (and faster!), and edit better.
Tarot Basics for Non-Tarot-Readers
- Learning the Tarot
A free online course for learning tarot. Excellent if you want to get a more thorough understanding of the cards than what Tarot for Writers provides.
- How to Read Tarot with Playing Cards
A useful hub about applying tarot card meanings to ordinary playing cards, if you don't want to buy a whole tarot deck just for writing ideas.
- Aeclectic Tarot Deck Reviews
On the other side, there are literally thousands of different styles of tarot decks, including some which are great for varying writing genres. Poke around here and see if you can find anything which will bring extra inspiration to your writing.
Want to Know More About Writing a Novel in a Month?
- National Novel Writing Month
The original NaNoWriMo website, dedicated to writing a fifty thousand word novel in November.
- NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program
For the younger writers, with shorter goals and teacher's resources.
- Camp NaNoWriMo
A summer version of NaNoWriMo, for those who have other plans in November or simply want to do an extra novel.
Other Grammar & Style Resources
- The Elements of Style
The original Elements of Style is now in the public domain and available free on multiple sites. It's missing everything later added by E.B. White, but it's still a good resource.
- Grammar Girl
Grammar Girl has tips and grammar exercises to help you learn and remember all the grammar rules on punctuation, word choice, and more.