Some excellent books here and some good advice.
I have quite a library of writing books, some that I’ve only touched once, and others that I constantly reference and recommend to others. I’m going to attempt to recommend these to you based on what is most useful in them. From musings of various bestselling authors, to how to start a strong beginning, to books on how to stay out of an agent’s slush pile. I’ll list the books and rate them out of three stars. One star is for “Useful, but just okay” and three is “Highly recommended”. Let the fun begin.
Writing From a Bestseller’s Perspective
On Writing by Stephen King ***
Did you have any doubt that this would come first? He’s written over 50 books and 200 short stories. His musings are inspirational and his advice is gold. He’s everything that an aspiring author wants to become. This book is both an excellent memoir and…
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