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These are two books that have influenced my self study of the novel and narration. Letters to a Young Novelist, Mario Vargas Llosa. MVL writes to a fictional young novelist about process and the conceptual work of writing a novel. Aspects of the Novel, E.M. Forster. EMF writes about the elements of a novel: plot, narration, etc. Originally delivered as ...
You can look up for "Zen and art of motorcycle Maintenance" by Robert M. Pirsig, It will help you a lot. you can keep the book as reference. All the Best for Your Carrier in Professional writing.
Paul carr is a british writer, one of the best I have read. Have a look here http://thebooksmap.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/books-for-writers-and-enterpreneurs.html
A friend of mine recommended James N. Frey’s work (How to Write a Damn Good Novel, and so on). I was underwhelmed by those books, but I noticed that Frey frequently cited Lajos Egri’s The Art of Dramatic Writing, which I did find very helpful. I also recommend John Gardner’s The Art of Fiction.
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