Writing tools and resources
The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron – a wonderful book about awakening creativity, unlocking imagination and writing stream-of-consciousness style through the art of morning pages.
And for a quick summary of Julia’s morning pages and artist date practices download this excerpt from her book, which explains the Artist’s Way two basic tools.
On writing: a memoir of the craft by Stephen King – golden advice about writing and an honest account of life as a writer.
Writing down the bones: freeing the writer within by Natalie Goldberg – taking morning pages and stream-of-consciousness writing to the next level, to help you uncover and build your story.
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott – a hilarious, frank and completely original guide to writing. I love this book.
The elements of style by Strunk and White – expert advice.
Wiley’s Australian Style Manual – the ultimate editing and style guide for Australia.