“… a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Books for Writers

Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg

Wild Mind by Natalie Goldberg

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

On Writing by Stephen King

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

The Courage to Create by Rollo May

For Writers Only  by Sophy Burnham

Books for Teachers

The Tao of Teaching by Greta Nagel


The Orphan Train by Christina Kline

The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

Plainsong by Kent Haruf

Helpful Books

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

Pathways to Possibilities by  Rosamund Zander

True Refuge by Tara Brach