Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft by Janet Burroway
If You Want to Write: A Book About Art, Independence and Spirit by Brenda Ueland
The Daily Poet: Day-by-Day Prompts for Your Writing Practice by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano
Poetry as Survival by Gregory Orr
Swallowing the Sea by Lee Upton
Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction by Tara L. Masih
Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction by Dinty W. Moore
The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life by Dinty W. Moore
You Can’t Make This Stuff Up by Lee Gutkind
They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing by Graff and Birkenstein
From Where You Dream by Robert Olen Butler
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss
Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg
Ordinary Genius by Kim Addonizio
The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julie Cameron
A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
Real Sofistikashun: Essays on Poetry and Craft by Tony Hoagland

How to Read a Poem and Start a Poetry Circle by Molly Peacock
On Becoming a Novelist by John Gardner
Write Mind by Eric Maisel
Mystery and Manners by Flannery O’Connor
A Short Story Writer’s Companion by Tom Bailey
Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words by Susan Wooldridge