The Shelf

As a reader, I have come across a fair few books and other written materials that I have found helpful or “good” in some capacity or another. Here is the compiled list. I will also put this into a separate page titled “The Shelf” and will be adding to this list over time.

Writing Craft:

The Secrets of Story: Innovative Tools for Perfecting Your Fiction and Captivating Readers by Matt Bird

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott


Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling

Creative Non-Fiction:

Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace


“Instructions” by Neil Gaiman ( you can find it online here:

The Fall by D. Nurkse

Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith

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