If you’re a writer and you don’t read, you have no business being a writer. Reading is a fundamental part of being a writer because it is by reading books that a writer learns how to write. You can learn how to structure a sentence or create vivid characters of quality by reading great books and then emulating them.
Below are a few books on the writing craft that I believe every writer—of any genre—should have at his or her disposal.
It seems that there is an article or blog post about attracting readership in every corner of the internet. Well-meaning posts make hooking your reader into something mysterious and complicated. Well, it’s not.
Although this post is written with student journalists (and even beginning or long-time professional journalists) in mind, professional, technical, business, and any nonfiction writer will find this post useful if they want their intended audience to read their writing.