The Teachers on My Bookshelf

This list is a an index of links to posts in which I study writing craft in my favorite books.

Alexie, Sherman
     Voice
Anderson, Laurie Halse
     Chapters Move Characters Forward 
     Chapter and Going Far Enough 
     Chapters: Arcs and Complications 
     Chapters: Arcs Clumping Together
     Tension after the Climax
Asher, Jay
     What Makes YA YA?: Being in the Now 
     Suspense and Small Potatoes
     Variation
Baggot, Julianna
Bender, Aimee
Bradbury, Ray
Brashares, Ann
Chbosky, Stephen
Colbert, Brandy
     A Classroom Lesson
Cormier, Robert
DeLaPena, Matt
     What Makes YA YA?: Reading to Know You're Not Alone
Diaz, Junot
     What Makes YA YA?: End-of-the-World Love
DiCamillo, Kate
Dillard, Annie
Erskine, Katherine
Fitch, Janet
Foreman, Gayle
     Characters that Stay with You
Green, John
Hartman, Rachel
     Tension after the Climax
     Attraction
Hinton, S. E.
     What Makes YA YA?: Taking Action
Hubbard, Kirsten
     What Makes YA YA?: Going Elsewhere
Jacobson, Jennifer
King, A. S.
     On Having Something to Say
Kingston, Maxine Hong
L'Engle, Madeline
     What Makes YA YA?: End-of-the-World Love
Lin, Grace
Nelson, Jandy
     Complications, Plot Layers, and Subplots
     Overt Actions
     Going Far Enough
Niffenegger, Audrey
Oates, Joyce Carol
Plath, Sylvia
Reinhardt, Dana
     What Makes YA YA?: Pursuit of Truth
Rowell, Rainbow
     Tension after the Climax
Rowling, J. K.
     Finishing
Salinger, J.D.
Sebold, Alice 
Slater, Lauren
Smith, Andrew
     Tension after the Climax 
Spinelli, Jerry
Steifvater, Maggie
Strout, Elizabeth
Suma, Nova Ren
Tan, Amy
Taylor, Laini
Werlin, Nancy
Whaley, John Corey
     What Makes YA YA?: Angst
Whedon, Joss
     The Problem with Talking It Out
White, E. B.
Woodson, Jacqueline
Xinran