10 'how-to' books for creatives

My bookshelves are overflowing; everything from art books to tech manuals, and right on through to writing guides. Yes, I'm a book lover. It's no secret. But I'm also a creative that needs help.

Free ebooks are great, but more often you want a physical tome to refer to. In this round-up, I share some of my favourite books I use when I need a little help being – well, creative. Some of these books are already on my shelves, while others have a special place on my wishlist.

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Tammy Coron

Tammy is an independent creative professional, author of Apple Game Frameworks and Technologies, and the maker behind the AdventureGameKit – a custom SpriteKit framework for building point and click adventure games. As an innovative problem solver and industry leader, Tammy enjoys working on projects from content creation – including books, tutorials, videos, and podcasts – to the design and development of cross-platform applications and games. For Creative Bloq, she has written about an array of subjects, including animation, web design and character design.