Welcome to my books & ebooks library!
The books here are some of my favorites. I own and have read each one, sometimes more than once. I will continue to add books here that I like and that I find helpful.
I have been writing and studying the craft for a long time. I've taken a creative writing course, worked on creative writing prompts, and have worked on my writing style.
As you may know, I write a detective novel series with my next novel due out soon, and found that writing novels, although very challenging, is an amazing experience but I have help. The whodunit books listed below are a great reference for writing novels and I use them often!
Whether you are a writer or would like to take a stab at writing a novel, these books can help you to learn how to get it done.
So, when deciding what books to add to your own library, think about what you want to learn that can be useful to you.
I've put the books and ebooks library in categories to help keep all the information
organized. I hope it helps. And if you would like suggestions, please feel free
to ask me.
If you have a great book that you'd like to recommend, I want to hear from you as well. I am always looking for information to help me in my writing as well as help others reach their writing goals as well. I hope my book and ebooks library is helpful to you as well.
The great thing about reading is that you have the ability to always be learning something new!
Remember to let me know if you have any favorite books to add here!
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