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Booked & Busy: 15 of the Best Amazon Reads for Developing your Writing

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As a writer, you should always continue to perfect your craft. That could be by attending seminars, taking classes, reading blog posts or reading books. This post is going to highlight 15 of the best reads I’ve bought from Amazon to help me with my writing.

Character Development:

1. The Writer’s Guide to Deep POV: Create Realistic Characters, Settings and Dialogue

2. Emotional Beats: How to Easily Convert your Writing into Palpable Feelings

3. The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression

4. The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Psychological Trauma

5. Writing Vivid Emotions: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors

6. The Dialogue Thesaurus: A Fiction Writer’s Sourcebook to Dialogue Tags and Phrases

Thesauruses: Plots, Settings, Traits and More:

1. The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Personal and Natural Places

2. Master Lists for Writers: Thesauruses, Plots, Character Traits, Names and More

3. The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to City Spaces

4. The Writer’s Lexicon: Descriptions, Overused Words and Taboos

5. Writing Vivid Plots: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors

6. Writing Vivid Settings (Writer’s Craft)


1. Thinking Like a Romance Writer: The Sensual Sourcebook of Words and Phrases

General Writing:

2. Understanding Show, Don’t Tell: And Really Getting it

3. Outline Your Novel (Writer to Author)

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