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For Writers | David T. Shank
One thing I wish I'd done earlier in my writing life is learn from others. Writing in a vacuum has its advantages, but they are few, and the learning process is a slow one. So to help out budding authors (as well as my peers or maybe even those more experienced than me) I've curated some of the most helpful books and websites so that you don't have to waste as much time as me finding the diamonds in the rough. Whether you're a new author or an experienced one, hopefully I can help you find a little bit of inspiration and direction here. And you can keep coming back here every now and then to see if I've added more links - I'm sure I forgot some and I'm sure I'll find more to add in the future as well. On Style The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White A pocket-sized book you're guaranteed to learn a lot from. This one is essential, and written in a very engaging tone, unlike most English textbooks. William Zinsser believes that all writers should read this book at