There are many books and other resources, designed specially for writers. Some are brilliant, and some not so good. Here is a list that I have found useful over the years and would gladly recommend to any writer.

This list is far from exhaustive. If you think there is something missing off this list, then let me know. 

Books for Writing Stories

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide To Character Expression
The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Psychological Trauma
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Attributes (Writers Helping Writers)
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Flaws

Books for Editing

New Oxford Style Manual
The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition
Chicago Manual Of Style Guidelines (Quick Study)
Story Fix: Transform Your Novel from Broken to Brilliant

Books on Submissions & Writer Platforms

Hidden Traps
How to Perfect Your Submission: Tips from a Publisher
Social Media for Writers: Marketing Strategies for Building Your Audience and Selling Books
Guide to Literary Agents 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published (Market)