Creative Writing Reading List

The Writer’s Reference Library

These are some of the most influential works in literature, and are great to have on hand for inspiration and reference.

You may also want to browse the Project Gutenberg Folklore Bookshelf and the Mythology Bookshelf for inspiration from other cultures.

Further recommendations

General Writing

Poetry

Reading

Mythology & Legend

Inspiration & Creativity

Writers on Writers

Writers’ Diaries & Letters

Theory & Criticism

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The Power of Plot Formulas
Writing Worksheet Index
How to Write a Novella
How to improve your writing
Story & Scene Idea Treasury
One Page Stories - Flash Fiction Inspiration
LITERARY wanderings
Writing Articles - Index
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