Many aspiring writers make it a habit to buy writing books. Instead of focusing too much on what others writing say and do, try to expand your library with books that will be much more useful.
Jenni Kosarin's Decode Your Dreams will help a writer construct a strong dream sequence. Using dream sequences bring out the life in a story. Audiences can easily relate to dreams because they experience them too.
Having books on government are also helpful to explore political stories. The state, local, and the federal government influence programs and policies, which represent the driving forces that guides politics. Amazon and Barnes & Noble have a good inventory of government books; look for the ones that discuss programs, policies, and alternatives.
It is best to purchase books that you may need for your writing research than to having an overabundance of books on how one needs to write to be successful. The best writing is one that is done using knowledge.
If you're an aspiring writer, visit other sections beside the ones that cater to writers. You will be surprised in what books you may find that could be helpful with improving your scripts and stories.