This is the bibliography for our book, Write Your Book. Books listed are not necessarily recommended, but they were used in research for our book. Most of the links are Amazon “affiliate links” that pay a commission to Reading Is Fundamental if you click on the link and purchase the item. 

Aaron, Rachel. 2,000 to 10,000: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love. 2012.

American Psychological Association. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. 2009.

Amir, Nina. How to Blog a Book: Write, Publish, and Promote Your Work One Post at a Time. 2012.

Asselin, Barb. Write a Kindle Bestseller: How to Write, Format, Publish, and Market a Kindle Bestseller. 2014.

Atchity, Kenneth. Write Time: Guide to the Creative Process, from Vision through Revision and Beyond, 3d ed (previously titled A Writer’s Time). 2011.

Ballenger, Bruce. The Curious Researcher: A Guide to Writing Research Papers, 7th ed. 2011.

Belcher, Wendy Laura. Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success. 2009.

Bloomberg, Linda Dale, and Marie F. Volpe. Completing Your Qualitative Dissertation: A Road Map from Beginning to End, 2d ed. 2012.

Boice, Robert. Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Writing. 1990.

Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and, Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research, 3d ed. 2008.

Bowerman, Peter. The Well-Fed Writer: Financial Self-Sufficiency as a Commercial Freelancer in Six Months or Less, 2d ed. 2009.

Brande, Dorothea. Becoming a Writer. 1934. Reprint, with a foreword by John Gardner, 1981.

Burns, Nathaniel. How I Make $4,000 a Month Selling Ebooks on Amazon Kindle and How You Can Too. 2014.

Cameron, Julia. The Artist’s Way, 2d ed. 2002.

Casagrande, June. It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences: A Writer’s Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences. 2010.

Clark, Roy Peter. Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer. 2006.

Corson-Knowles, Tom. Secrets of the Six Figure Author: Mastering the Inner Game of Writing, Publishing, and Marketing Books. 2013.

Corson-Knowles, Tom. The Kindle Writing Bible: How to Write a Bestselling Nonfiction Book from Start to Finish. 2013.

Denney, Jim. Write Fearlessly! 2013

Denney, Jim. Writing in Overdrive: Write Faster, Write Freely, Write Brilliantly. 2013.

Eckstein, Kristen. Author’s Quick Guide to Creating a Killer Non-Fiction Book Title. 2013.

Eckstut, Arielle, and David Henry Sterry. The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It… Successfully! 2010.

Fogarty, Mignon. Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing. 2008.

Foss, Sonja K., and William Waters. Destination Dissertation: A Traveler’s Guide to a Done Dissertation. 2007.

Foster, Alex. Writing a Kindle Book a Week. 2013.

Foster, Jack. How to Get Ideas, 2d ed. 2007.

Garner, Bryan A. Garner’s Modern American Usage, 3d ed. 2009.

Goodson, Patricia. Becoming an Academic Writer: 50 Exercises for Paced, Productive, and Powerful Writing. 2012.

Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say, I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing with Readings, 2d ed. 2012.

Gutkind, Lee. You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: The Complete Guide to Writing Creative Nonfiction from Memoir to Literary Journalism and Everything in Between. 2012.

Hacker, Diana, and Nancy Sommers. A Pocket Style Manual, 6th ed. 2011.

Hacker, Diana, and Nancy Sommers. A Writer’s Reference, 7th ed. 2010.

Hacker, Diana, and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writers, 7th ed. 2011.

Hale, Constance. Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose. 1999.

Hall, James W. Hit Lit: Cracking the Code of the Twentieth Century’s Biggest Bestsellers. 2012.

Hart, Jack. A Writer’s Coach: An Editor’s Guide to Words That Work. 2006.

Hart, Jack. Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction. 2011.

Heath, Terry. Write an eBook in 14 Days. 2013.

Hendrickson, Nancy L. How to Write for Kindle: A Non-Fiction Book in 72 Hours or Less. 2013.

Hufford, Bryan. Write Fast: 21 Powerful Ways to Cut Your Writing Time in Half. 2013.

Hyatt, Michael S. Everything You Need to Know to Get Published! 2012. MP3. (accessed March 5, 2014).

Hyatt, Michael S. Writing a Winning Non-Fiction Book Proposal. 2009. Click here for more information

Johnston, Marcia Riefer. Word Up! How to Write Powerful Sentences and Paragraphs (And Everything You Build from Them). 2013.

Junttila, Henri. How to Write Nonfiction eBooks: A Proven 17-Step Plan for Beginners. 2014.

Kawasaki, Guy, and Shawn Welch. APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur, 2d ed. 2013.

Kaye, Sanford. Writing Under Pressure: The Quick Writing Process. 1990.

Kennedy, Marcy. How to Write Faster. 2013.

Kidder, Tracy, and Richard Todd. Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction. 2013.

King, Stephen. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, 10th anniversary ed. 1999.

Kleon, Austin. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. 2012.

Kozik, Donna. Write a Book in a Weekend: 7 “Insider” Author Strategies. 2009.

Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. 1995.

LaRocque, Paula. The Book on Writing: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Well. 2003.

Larsen, Michael. How to Write a Book Proposal, 4th ed. 2011.

Leedy, Paul D., and Jeanne Ellis Ormrod. Practical Research: Planning and Design, 10th ed. 2012.

Lester, James D., and James D. Lester Jr. Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide, 14th ed. 2011.

Lott, Bret. Letters and Life: On Being a Writer, On Being a Christian. 2013.

Lukeman, Noah. The First Five Pages: A Writer’s Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile. 2000.

McCloskey, Deirdre. Economical Writing, 2d ed. 1999.

McIndoo, Ann. 7 Easy Steps to Write Your Book: How to Get Your Book Out of Your Head and a Manuscript in Your Hands! 2011.

McKenna, Bridget. The Little Book of Self-Editing for Writers: 12 Ways to Take Your Book from Good to Great. 2012.

McMullen, Chris. How to Self-Publish a Book on Writing, Editing, Designing, Publishing, and Marketing. 2009.

Messick, Mark LeGrand. How to Write a Nonfiction Ebook in 24 Days. 2014.

Modern Language Association. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed. 2009.

Nicholson, Scott. The Indie Journey: Secrets to Writing Success. 2011.

Nicholson, Scott, ed. Write Good or Die: Survival Tips for the 21st Century. 2010.

Patterson, Kerry, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High. 2002

Perrin, Robert. Pocket Guide to APA Style, 5th ed. 2014.

Platt, Sean, and Johnny B. Truant with David Wright. Write. Publish. Repeat. 2014.

Platt, Sean. Writing Online: Write Your Dreams to Reality. 2011.

Pressfield, Steven. Do the Work. 2011.

Pressfield, Steven. The War of Art: Winning the Inner Creative Battle. 2002.

Pressfield, Steven. Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life’s Work. 2012.

Pyne, Stephen J. Voice and Vision: A Guide to Writing History and Other Serious Nonfiction. 2009.

Rabiner, Susan, and Alfred Fortunato. Thinking Like Your Editor: How to Write Great Serious Nonfiction–and Get it Published. 2002.

Roman, Kenneth, and Joel Raphaelson. Writing That Works: How to Communicate Effectively in Business, 3d ed. 2010.

Rudestam, Kjell Erik, and Rae R. Newton. Surviving Your Dissertation: A Comprehensive Guide to Content and Process, 3d ed. 2007.

Scott, S. J. Writing Habit Mastery: How to Write 2,000 Words a Day and Forever Cure Writer’s Block. 2013.

Scott, Steve. How to Discover Best-Selling Nonfiction eBook Ideas: The Bulletproof Strategy. 2012

Scott, Steve. How to Write a Nonfiction eBook in 21 Days that Readers Love! 2012.

Shapiro, Dani. Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life. 2013

Silvia, Paul J. How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing. 2007.

Skillin, Marjorie E., and Robert M. Gay. Words into Type, 3d ed. 1974.

Smith, Marion Roach. The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text for Writing and Life, 2d ed (previously titled Writing What You Know: Realia). 2011.

Stables, Ian. Questions that Easily Write Books: How to Write a Nonfiction Ebook Using a Simple Outline Method. 2012.

Strunk, William, Jr., and E. B. White. The Elements of Style, 4th ed. 1999.

Sword, Helen. Stylish Academic Writing. 2012.

Tharp, Twyla. The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life. 2003.

Thurman, Susan. The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need. 2003.

Truss, Lynne. Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation. 2004.

Turabian, Kate L., Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and University of Chicago Press Staff. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers, 8th ed. 2013.

Ueland, Brenda. If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence, and Spirit. 1938. Reprint 2007.

University of Chicago Press Staff. The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. 2010.

Wendig, Chuck. 250 Things You Should Know About Writing. 2011.

Weston, Anthony. A Rulebook for Arguments, 4th ed. 2008.

Wilson, Douglas. Wordsmithy: Hot Tips for the Writing Life. 2011.

Yardley, Cathy. Write Every Day: How to Write Faster, and Write More. 2013.

Zinsser, William. On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction, 30th anniversary ed. 2006.

Zinsser, William. Writing about Your Life: A Journey into the Past. 2004.