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Few things get the mind going like a good book. A good movie, likewise, can really kick-start your heart.
This in mind, we're putting together a collection of book and movie reviews for writers. In the meantime, here are some of our current reivews:
Tad Williams, the author of Memory, Sorrrow, and Thorn, Otherland, and The War of the Flowers.
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (Forward by Pat Conroy).
Rainbows End by Vernor Vinge
Writing Alone and With Others by Pat Schneider
Tom Clancy and "The Clancy Effect"
Why Should Creative Writers Read Nonfiction?
Teaching the Creative Writing Workshop
Should I Apply for an MFA?
Writing the Literary Essay
Starting Your Novel
Writing Poems in Meter
The Importance of Reading for a Writer.
The helpful consolation prize offered disappointing books.
Margaret Mitchell - Gone with the Wind
Tad Williams - The War of the Flowers
Vernor Vinge - Rainbows End
The Changing Book - Why Our Favorites from Childhood can be so disappointing.
Links (by genre) to important works that are fun to read.
Why fun-to-read books help your writing the most.