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Recommended Readings

A good writer must be an avid reader. It’s as simple as that. So, we have listed below some of our favorite books in various categories. Some have to do with the craft of writing while others are just books that have moved us.  Enjoy. 

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by Wally Lamb

The best example we know of the power of back story.

by Anne Lamont

A great writer's take on instructions for writing and life.

by Susan Bell

What matters the most when you edit your own book?

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by Steven Pressfield

An examination of the internal obstacles that get in the way of creativity.

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by Mary Miller

Southern literature as it exists today.

by Tara Mohr

How to get over self-flaggelation and play to win.

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Advice from a classic.

by Carol Rifka Brunt

Just great writing.

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by Robert P. Jones

Drags White Privilege out of the prayer closet.

by Justin Kurtitzkes

Framed as a memoir, this fictional story is an unforgettable look at the clash between fame and the human condition.

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by Stephen Woodfin

A WWII vet goes on the run and encounters the criminal justice system.

by Natasha Trethewey

Taking memoir to a deeper level.

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