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Reading List…in no particular order

For Fun

Dance of the Bones, J. A. Jance (reading now)

Cold Betrayal, J. A. Jance

The Hard Way, Lee Child

Remains of Innocence, J. A. Jance

The Last Precinct, Patricia Cornwell

For Self-improvement in My Craft

The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron

Writing from the Heart: Tapping the Power of Your Inner Voice, Nancy Slonim Aronie

Fondling Your Muse, John Warner

The Associated Press Guide to News Writing: The Resource for Professional Journalists, Rene J. Cappon

Howdunit: How Crimes Are Committed and Solved, John Boertlein

The Forest for the Trees: An Editor’s Advice to Writers, Betsy Lerner

Shimmering Images: A Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir, Lisa Dale Norton

Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life, Dani Shapiro

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life: Anne Lamott

Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith, Anne Lamott

Escaping Into the Open: The art of Writing True, Elizabeth Berg

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King

Stein on Writing, Sol Stein

Pen on Fire: A Busy Woman’s Guide to Igniting the Writer Within, Barbara DeMarco-Barrett

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within, Natalie Goldberg

Between You and I: A little Book of Bad English, James Cochrane

The Lively Art of Writing: Words, Sentences, Style and Technique–An Essential Guide to One of Today’s Most Necessary Skills, Lucille Vaughan Payne

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century, Steven Pinker

The Wrong Word Dictionary: 2,000 of the Most Commonly Confused Words, Dave Dowling

The Most Common Mistakes in English Usage, Thomas Elliott Berry

The Grouchy Grammarian: A How-Not-To Guide to the 47 Most Common Mistakes in English Made by Journalists, Broadcasters, and Others Who Should Know Better, Thomas Parrish

Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, Mignon Fogarty

Writing for Readers, George R. Bramer and Dorothy Sedley

Rhetorical Considerations: Essays for Analysis, Harry Brent and William Lutz

Copyediting: A Practical Guide, Karen Judd

Secrets of a Freelance Writer: How to Make $100,00 a Year or More, Robert W. Bly

The Renegade Writer: A Totally Unconventional Guide to Freelance Writing Success, Linda Formichelli and Diana Burrell

Make a Real Living as a Freelance Writer: How to Win Top Writing Assignments, Jenna Glatzer

Handbook of Magazine Article Writing, Writer’s Digest


For Research

H3 Leadership: Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle, Brad Lomenick

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, Simon Sinek

5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential, John C. Maxwell

How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life, John C. Maxwell

Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader, James M. Koouzes and Barry Z. Posner

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Leadership: The Fast Track, Susan Caba

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