Pat Rice says: Whenever anyone asks what craft-of-writing books I recommend, I trudge out and .
They both have valuable insights, although I can’t use their methods because my brain doesn’t work that way. But knowing what makes a strong character and plot is certainly helpful—and I think that’s key to making craft books work for us.
The fine folks at STC Craft were kind enough to let me check out a couple of their newest paper craft books: Modern Paper Crafts and The Repurposed Library. They also shared a pdf project from each book with us, that you guys are welcome to snag and use to your hearts' content!
What are Ebooks?
Ebooks are files that you can download to your computer for immediate reading. Usually, they are PDF files, readable by Adobe Reader, which comes as standard software on most computers.
Sometimes Ebooks are text, Word documents, or exe files, which are also easily readable on most home computers.
What are the advantages of Ebooks?
Most Ebooks have a lot of information on a single subject. This means you can browse the titles and download only those that match your field of interest.
Craft ebooks are ideal if you don't have much time to search the net for projects and patterns. They provide quick and easy access to free craft ideas, craft projects, recipes and other craft resources - right on your computer.
In this section, we are creating a library of free ebooks and inexpensive ebooks for convenient download by readers.
Some may include advertising from other websites. If so, we ensure that the content of the Ebook is legitimate and delivers what is promised.
Any Ebook in our library must be worth both our time to recommend it, and your time to read it. For every Ebook listed, dozens were rejected. Why waste your time with the rejects, when we've already done that for you?
Each Ebook listing has a mini review, or comments about the Ebook's presentation or format. Some of the Ebooks are available as a free download. For others, we bought "Resale Rights" in order to offer them to you at low cost (often only the cost of hosting these files).
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Nicola : I have a shelf full of craft books, which I referred to a lot when I was teaching creative writing. These days I don’t read them much because I find that sometimes if I analyse too deeply what I’m trying to achieve I can lose the creative spark. I write so much by instinct and don’t plan a lot but sometimes going back to the nuts and bolts can really help. For example, I heard a podcast from and found that very useful when I started writing House of Shadows. All writers are different and we all need to find out what works for us.