Ive read Anne Lamotts Bird by Bird and Stephen Kings On Writing. I learned the writing craft from books about writing nonfiction and fiction, plays and poetry, and even screenwriting (by the way, if you want to write for the silver screen, Save the Cat is the essential guide). But yesterday, I finished the best book about writing Ive ever How can the answer be improved? But, in my opinion, these are the best books on writing available.
Some require wearing your big kid pants due to language, which I have noted. 12 Books Every Aspiring Author Should Read 1. The Writing Life: Writers on How They Think and Work. By Marie Arana. This book came from ten years of Ms. Aranas Washington Post Book World column. He has taught at numerous writing conferences over the years and publishes the free monthly Advanced Fiction Writing Ezine, the largest electronic magazine in the world on the craft of writing fiction, with over 16, 000 readers.
How to Write Bestselling Fiction by Dean Koontz While many books on this list are aimed at nonfiction writers, this one is especially for those who dream up their own stories to tell. If anyone is qualified to tell people how to write bestselling fiction, its prolific author Dean Koontz, whos sold more 450 million copies of his books 14 of which have 55 books based on 65 votes: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King, The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.Zen in the Art of Writing by 2 The way to write a book is to actually write a book.
A pen is useful, typing is also good. A pen is useful, typing is also good. Keep putting words on the page.