Craft books for writers
Save the Cat Writes a Novel
by: Jessica Brody
The first novel-writing guide from the best-selling Save the Cat! story-structure series, which reveals the 15 essential plot points needed to make any novel a success.
The Emotional Thesaurus Series
by: Becca Puglisi & Angela Ackerman
6 book series.
If you need inspiration for creating characters’ emotional responses that are personalized and evocative, this ultimate show-don’t-tell guide for emotion can help.
by: Stant Litore
"There are other worldbuilding books out there; this is the one you want." - Travis Heerman, author of the Ronin trilogy and Death Wind.
by: James Scott Bell
It's VOICE. Everyone talks about it, yet no one seems able to define it. Voice has therefore been the most elusive aspect of the entire writing craft to teach.
by: Shea Ernshaw
Hocus Pocus and Practical Magic meets the Salem Witch trials in this haunting story about three sisters on a quest for revenge—and how love may be the only thing powerful enough to stop them.
The Dead House
by: Dawn Kurtagich
Welcome to the Dead House.
Three students: dead.
Carly Johnson: vanished without a trace.
The Stolen Kingdom
by: Bethany Atazadeh
The Stolen Kingdom is a loose “Aladdin” retelling. Set in a world that humans share with Mermaids, Dragons, and the elusive Jinni, this isn’t the fairytale you remember…
by: Libba Bray
A young woman discovers her mysterious powers could help catch a killer in the first book of The Diviners series--a stunning supernatural historical mystery set in 1920s New York City.
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
by: Holly Jackson
For readers of Kara Thomas and Karen McManus, an addictive, twisty crime thriller with shades of Serial and Making a Murderer about a closed local murder case that doesn't add up, and a girl who's determined to find the real killer--but not everyone wants her meddling in the past.
These Witches Don't Burn
by: Isabel Sterling
"Infused with page-turning suspense, bittersweet romance, shocking twists, and tragic turns, Sterling has written a standout debut." -- Dana Mele, author of People Like Us
A Curse So Dark & Lonely
by: Brigid Kemmerer
"In a lush, contemporary fantasy retelling of Beauty and the Beast, Brigid Kemmerer gives readers another compulsively readable romance perfect for fans of Marissa Meyer."