Special Engagements: Readings for Writers

Reading another author's creation can give a writer a glimpse into the hidden mysteries of the writing craft.

Delve into your craft...

 

Spring Dreams
Read the classics that have stood the test of time.





  • Pride and Prejudice (Austen)
  • The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems (Chaucer)
  • The Secret Garden (Burnett)
  • Little Women (Alcott)
  • The Count of Monte Cristo (Dumas)
  • Middlemarch (Eliot)
  • Don Quixote (de Cervantes)
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Baum)
  • Ulysses (Joyce)  
  • The Jungle Book (Kipling)
 
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Summer Time
Take action and adventure into our own hands with these tales.





  • Tarzan of the Apes (Burroughs) 
  • Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (Carroll)
  • The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Christie)
  • Robinson Crusoe (Defoe)
  • Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)
  • The Three Musketeers (Dumas) 
  • Allan Quartermain (Haggard)
  • Call of the Wild (London)
  • A Journey to the Center of the Earth (Verne)
  • The Time Machine (Wells)

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Autumn Cider
Tales of terror and other anomalies help writers expand their horror scenes. These works of the Victorian, Gothic, and Romanticism ages will help cultivate your writing style.


  • Dracula (Stoker)
  • Frankenstein (Shelley)
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray (Wilde)
  • The Castle of Otranto (Walpole) 
  • The Mysteries of Udolpho (Radcliffe)
  • Northanger Abbey (Austen)
  • The Fall of the House of Usher (Poe)
  • Wuthering Heights (Brontë)
  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Stevenson)
  • The Monk; A Romance (Lewis)
 
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Winter Frost
When old man winter is at his worst, that is when writers learn from the best authors around.




  • The Hobbit (Tolkien)
  • Heart of Darkness (Conrad)
  • Crime and Punishment (Dostoesky)
  • The Man in the Iron Mask (Dumas)
  • Les Miserables (Hugo)
  • A Christmas Carol (Dickins)
  • Fairy Tales (Grimm Brothers) 
  • The Island of Doctor Moreau (Wells)  
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare)

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