Suggested Readings


Art & Fear by David Bayles & Ted Orland
Ron Carlson Writes a Story by Ron Carlson
Becoming a Writer by Dorothea Brande
Wild Mind by Natalie Goldberg
The Art of Fiction by John Gardner
bird by bird by Anne Lamott
Writing on Both Sides of the Brain by Henriette Anne Klauser
How to Read a Poem by Edward Hirsch
How Fiction Works by James Wood
The Golden Book on Writing by David Lambuth
The Situation and the Story by Vivian Gornick
Writers on Writing by Collected Essays from The New York Times
Stephen King On Writing by Stephen King
If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland
The Writer's Journey (Mythic Structure for Writers) by Christopher Vogler
The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp


The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh
Peace Is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh
Thoughts Without a Thinker by Mark Epstein, M.D.
Going To Pieces Without Falling Apart by Mark Epstein, M.D.
Start Where You Are by Pema Chodron
When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
Buddhism Without Beliefs by Stephen Batchelor
The Best Buddhist Writing edited by Melvin McLeod