The list of favorite books on writing can be very different from one author to another. So where do you start? I've scoured 10 "top" lists to see which titles spanned the gamut. Here's what I found.

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Some of the boldest, most adventurous writing is happening on TV. In this ongoing series, we deliver writing lessons gleaned from our favorite shows airing in the golden age of television.

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A "hook" is a passage or bit of information that changes the stakes, pulls the reader along, and builds the trajectory of your narrative. Constructing a hook map can help ensure yours are serving your story.

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A self-edit should have you cutting what doesn't add to your written work. Strive for simple, effective construction of phrases to achieve a better final product.

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A well-constructed story has the right blend of facts and narrative. This post turns this concept into a sweet and colorful metaphor.

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