Writers Resources

TED.com Videos:

If you’re an aspiring writer, a published author, a creative artist of any kind, you must see this video of a TED talk by Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love.

“The Greeks had a word: daimon. The Roman equivalent is the Latin word genius. Both refer to an inhering spirit—divine in origin, all-knowing yet itself unknowable—which appears, twinned with us from birth, and guides and inspires our passage throughout our lifetime.” From Steven Pressfield’s blog. Check it out at www.stevenpressfield.com

Here’s another video featuring Amy Tan, author of The Joy Luck Club and many other wonderful best selling novels:

Great Writing Websites:

The Story Grid

The Writer’s Digest

The Creative Penn

Your Writer Platform

Poets & Writers Magazine

Must Reads on The Web

Blog Posts You Shouldn’t Miss!

The Writer’s Skill
by Steven Pressfield

The Vertebrae of The Story Spine
by Shawn Coyne

Books To Own:

Story Trumps Structure:
How to Write Unforgettable Fiction by Breaking The Rules

by Steven James

The Fire in Fiction
by Donald Maass

The Authentic Swing, The War of Art, Do The Work & Turning Pro
all by Steven Pressfield

The Story Grid
by Shawn Coyne

Story Engineering:
Mastering the 6 Core Competencies of Successful Writing
by Larry Brooks

The Artist’s Way
& any books by Julia Cameron

Half-Known World: On Writing Fiction
by Robert Boswell

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