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Books You Simply Must Read:

The Anatomy of Story by John Truby. Subtitled “22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller,” this small volume holds a treasure trove of valuable advice. John Truby is a successful story consultant, and he avoids the simplistic, cookie-cutter approach that is taught by so many others. Aimed at screenwriting, this book is every bit as useful to novelists, short fiction and even non-fiction writers. There’s only one tiny drawback: To get full value for your own efforts, you simply must do the work; skimming Anatomy of Story won’t make you any better than before you spent the $17 …