A few favorite Reference Sources for Fiction Writing – Michael Marcotte
The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Storytellers and Screenwriters (Paperback), by Christopher Vogler. Paperback: 283 pages, Publisher: Michael Wiese Film Productions (November 1992); ISBN-10: 0941188132.
The Heroine’s Journey, by Maureen Murdock. Paperback: 232 pages, Publisher: Shambhala (June 23, 1990); ISBN-10: 0877734852.
Plot (Elements of Writing Fiction), by Ansen Dibell. Paperback: 176 pages, Publisher: Writers Digest Books ( July 15, 1999); ISBN-10: 0898799058.
Beginnings, Middles & Ends ( Elements of Writing Fiction) , by Nancy Kress. Paperback: 149 pages, Publisher: Writers Digest Books ( March 15, 1999); ISBN-10: 0898799058
Creating Unforgettable Characters, by Linda Seger. Paperback: 256 pages, Publisher: Holt Paperbacks; 1st edition (July 15, 1990); ISBN-10: 0805011714.
Writing the Blockbuster Novel, by Albert Zuckerman. Hardcover: 210 pages, Publisher: Writes House (September 1, 2005) ; ISBN-10: 0615130593.
Malicious Intent: A Writer's Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists and Other Criminal Think, by Sean P MacTire. Paperback: 244 pages, Publisher: Writer's Digest Books (December 1995). ISBN-10: 1582971579.
The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, by Norm Goldstein, Paperback: 432 pages, Publisher: Basic Books; Rev Updated edition (Jul 28, 2007). ISBN-10: 046500489X.
Software: Dramatica Pro, Creative Writing Software. Write Brothers, Inc.
Writing Guidelines (including Webbing, Mapping and Clustering) http://writing2.richmond.edu/writing/wweb/
Literature: What makes a good short story?: http://www.learner.org/interactives/literature/index.html
First Drafts: http://daphne.palomar.edu/handbook/firstdraft.htm,
Revising and Editing: http://www.angelfire.com/wi/writingprocess/