CCWC Education – Suggested Books

You can’t be in any group of writers for very long before they start suggesting books to read. Below are some of the books suggested to me during CCWC.

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott [This was recommended repeatedly.]

The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life by Hannah Whitall Smith

Rotten Rejections: The Letters That Publishers Wish They’d Never Sent by Andre Bernard

Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott

Stop Setting Goals If You Would Rather Solve Problems by Bobb Biehl

Making a Literary Life: Advice for Writers and Other Dreamers by Carolyn See

Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent

Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Time Travelers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara Tuchman

The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman

The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls

Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon

Speechless, Silencing the Christians by Donald Wildman

The Seersucker Whipsaw by Ross Thomas

The Fools in Town Are On Our Side by Ross Thomas

Suggested websites:

Yahoo group: The Writers View

Preditors and Editors

Writer Beware