Books on Writing

The WordNerds have read and reviewed many books on writing. To watch all of our videos on writing related books, use the embedded playlist. To find a specific book on writing, use the list below or the search bar.

10k Tuesday and Books that Promote Productivity

Meghan talks about 10k Tuesday, and recommends books that talk about increasing writing productivity–Refilling Your Inkwell by Kellie Sheridan and 2k to 10k by Rachel Aaron.

5 Books for NaNo Prep

Meghan shares five books that can help you prepare for NaNoWriMo.

Books (and Podcasts) for Learning About Self-Publishing

Kellie Sheridan has some recommendations for those interested in self publishing, but who aren’t sure where to start.

Books on Writing for Non-Beginners

Meghan shares some recommendations for those writers out there who know the basics and are looking to deepen their craft beyond that.

Desiraye’s Favorite Nonfiction Reads!!

Desiraye Williams shares some awesome nonfiction books.

Kristen Martin Recommends Books!

Kristen Martin–author and booktuber–shares some of her favorite reads!


Meghan has read a LOT of books on writing. Like, a lot. So in this video she shares the books that she likes enough to refer back to them often. You’ve probably heard her mention these books in live chats, but here it is! The ultimate list!

More Books on Writing

Erica Crouch shares a few of her favorite books on writing.

No Plot, No Problem

Kellie Sheridan kicks off Camp NaNoWriMo with a look at No Plot, No Problem by Chris Baty.

Nonfiction That Helps Your Fiction

Meghan talks about nonfiction books that aren’t specifically about writing, that can still help your writing.

Paper Hearts: Some Writing Advice by Beth Revis

Meghan kicks off the blog tour for Beth Revis’s series of books on writing and publishing a book. You should totally read it!

Read to Get Better at Writing!

Desiraye Williams shares some of her fave books on writing.

Reading for Research

E. Latimer talks about reading books with the intent of improving your own writing.

The Emotion Thesaurus

Meghan talks about The Emotion Thesaurus and how it can help you in your writing!

Where To Learn About Writing

Kellie has spent a lotttt of time over the years trying to learn more about writing. Today she shares some of her favorite resources for bettering your writing craft. Meghan’s Video – Masterclass – V.E. Schwab’s Chanel – Maggie Stiefvater’s Course –


E. Latimer talks about Wonderbook by Jeff Van der Meer.

Writing Down the Bones

E. Latimer recommends Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg.