10 of the Best Books on Writing by Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors

Whether you're struggling with the nuances of a fictional language or just struggling to get started, take some tips from the best of the best.

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best books on writing

Zen in the Art of Writing

By Ray Bradbury

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How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy

By Orson Scott Card

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On Writing

By Stephen King

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Words Are My Matter

By Ursula K. Le Guin

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Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly

By Gail Carson Levine

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Why I Write

By George Orwell

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The Art of Language Invention

By David J. Peterson

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Get Started in Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy

By Adam Roberts

best books on writing Wonderbook

Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction

By Jeff VanderMeer

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Storyteller

By Kate Wilhelm