Following is a collection of books about writing, publishing and promoting nonfiction books, as well as some related topics, authored by past speakers and friends of the Nonfiction Authors Association.
RECOMMENDED BOOKS ABOUT WRITING
Judith Briles – How to Avoid Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers and Boo-Boos
Julia Cameron – The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
Anne Janzer – The Writer’s Process: Getting Your Brain in Gear
Mary Karr – The Art of Memoir
Stephen King – On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Dan Poynter – Writing Nonfiction: Turning Thoughts into Books
Anne Lamott – Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Steven Pressfield – The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battle
Steven Pressfield – Do the Work: Overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way
Brooke Warner and Linda Joy Myers, PhD – The Magic of Memoir: Inspiration for the Writing Journey
William Zinsser – On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
William Zinsser – Writing About Your Life: A Journey into the Past
BOOKS ABOUT TRADITIONAL PUBLISHING
Nina Amir – Nonfiction Book Proposals De-Mystified
Jeff Kleinman and Ryan Lejarde – The Science of Rejection Letters: A Step-By-Step Guide to Analyze Rejection Letters in Order to Improve Your Writing & Get Published
Michael Larsen – How to Write a Book Proposal
Brooke Warner – How to Sell Your Memoir: 12 Steps to a Perfect Book Proposal
BOOKS ABOUT SELF-PUBLISHING
Richard Rieman – The Author’s Guide to Audio Book Creation
Helen Sedwick – The Self-Publisher’s Legal Companion
BOOKS ABOUT BOOK MARKETING
Judith Briles – AuthorYOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms
Shel Horowitz – Grassroots Marketing for Authors and Publishers
MARKETING BOOKS (OTHER)
Chris Anderson – Free: The Future of a Radical Price
Seth Godin – Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
Jay Conrad Levinson and Shel Horowitz – Guerrilla Marketing to Heal the World
SOCIAL MEDIA BOOKS
Frances Caballo – Social Media Just for Writers
BOOKS ABOUT REVENUE GENERATION
Judith Briles – The CrowdFunding Guide for Authors & Writers
Leslie Truex – Jobs Online: How to Find and Get Hired to a Work-At-Home Job
Leslie Truex – The Work-At-Home Success Bible
Leslie Truex – How to Start Your Own Consulting Business
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