Best books

on writing

Good writing emerges from good reading.

Good writing indicates how intellectual and innovative a writer is. Writers should be able to write something that’s worth paying attention to. Reading is the best way to enhance writing skills. Amazon offers some of the best books on writing fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Here are the reviews of some of these bestsellers with the idea that good writing emerges from good reading.

Review of the Best Books on Writing Non-Fiction

A Million Miles In A Thousand Years

An awesome book, written by Donald Miller is named ‘A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: How I Learned to Live a Better Story’. This book has become a bestseller in the non-fiction category. Donald Miller (author) describes in detail how he overcame obstacles in his life and continued  to grow in his journey from being an inconsistent writer to a devoted writer. Despite having innovating writing skills, Donald Miller would often wake up in the morning without any motivation. The story is based on the journey of Donald Miller in which he turns the boring reality of life into a thoughtful narrative. He gets his charm in the writing world when two producers decided to change his biography into a movie.

Writing Nonfiction: Turning Thoughts into Books

Best seller on Amazon for writing non-fiction is ‘Writing Nonfiction: Turning Thoughts into Books’ by Dan Poynter. This book reveals some of the best practices and secrets to writing. Everything from research, improving material, developing a plan, philosophy, and publishing options.

The Mother Tongue

The book ‘The Mother Tongue,’ written by critically acclaimed author, Bill Bryson, is one of the best selling books. It has some of the best reviews on Amazon. Bill Bryson elaborates on the origin and sheer fun of the English language. He begins with a deep dive into why humans can speak and why dogs can’t and the art of swearing. With dazzling wit and often very humorous, Bill Bryson writes one great story on how the English became the way it is. He explains the difficulties writers get while trying to put their thoughts to paper. He also explains the use of the English language throughout the world and how it can help your writing.

Review of the Best Books on Writing Fiction

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King is a million-copy best seller and must have for any aspiring writer. King gives his readers every tool, structure, and the process they are going to need to succeed. King gives you the method he uses to write his best sellers and should be on the bookshelf of all writers. The book is particularly great for writers who want to elaborate their own story in fiction writing. 

The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within is one of the bestseller books on writing poetry. In this book, Stephen has invited various poets to come and share their valuable and creative thoughts in the world of poetry. Ode Less Travelled provides the tools, process and most importantly motivation to writing poetry. Stephen believes anyone who can write in English can also write poetry.

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