Books To Help Authors

Here is a list of non-fiction books that I feel can help all authors. Some are when I first started as an author, but still relevant today. Each of these books will assist with your career.

Author Resource

Creating Character Emotions, by Ann Hood

1,818 Ways to Write Better and Get Published, by Scott Edelstein

Everyday American English Expressions, by Richard A. Spears, Betty Birner, and Steve Kleinedler

On Writing, by Stephen King

The Elements of Style, by Stunk and White

The First Five Pages, by Noah Lukeman

Be Your Own Literary Agent, by Martin Levin

Your Novel Proposal from Creation to Contract, by Blythe Camenson and Marshall I. Cook


The Bible on Leadership, by Lorin Woolfe

Awaken the Giant Within, by Anthony Robbins

Tuesdays With Morrie, by Mitch Albom

The Purpose Driven Life, by Rick Warren

God’s Power To Change Your Life, by Rick Warren

Become a Better You, by Joel Osteen

Your Best Life Now, by Joel Osteen

It’s Your Time, by Joel Osteen

Love your Life, by Victoria Osteen

Masters of Success, by Misner and Morgan

Checklist for Life, by Thomas Nelson Publishers

Daring to Live on the Edge, by Loren Cunningham

Faith Beyond Reason, by A.W. Tozer

When Bad Things Happen to Good People, by Harold S. Kushner

Keeping Us Linked, by Bill Corristan

The Road Less Traveled, by M. Scott Peck

Research for Books

How to Talk American, by Jim “The Mad Monk” Crotty

The Describer’s Dictionary, by David Grambs

Signs & Symbols, by Miranda Bruce-Matford

The Giant Book of Dreams, by Magpie Books, London

What Not to Name Your Baby, by Linda Beam

The Playmakers, by Tim Walsh

Masters of Disguise, by Antonio J. Mendez

How Stuff Works, by Marshall Brain

Sixth Sense, by Jenny Randles


Doing Business by the Good Book, by David L. Steward

The Ultimate Book of Business Thinking, by Des Dearlove

Net Success, by Halock and Muscarella

God is my CEO, by Larry Julian

How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, by Dale Carnegie

The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking, by Dale Carnegie

Think Out of Box, by Mike Vance and Diane Deacon

The One Minute Manager, by Kenneth H. Blanchard

Leadership Soprano’s Style: How to Become a More Effective Boss, by Deborah Himsel

Guerrilla Social Media Marketing, by Jay Conrad Levinson and Shane Gibson


Fit for Life, by Harvey Diamond

The Ultimate Weight Solution, by Dr. Phil Mcgraw

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