To all writers and bloggers, writing everyday without knowing how well your writing is not a good thing. Why? Because you cannot analyze how good you had become and then it will prevent you from advancing in your career.
That is why we need to keep on learning no matter how good you are right now and these 4 books you should read will help you a lot; I promise you that.
Especially if you are freelance writer or a blogger like me. We tend to publish our writing without an editor to check out our works. In other words, we do not even know what did we do wrong and what should we improve
Hence, It is time for us to put this problem to an end! It is time for us to grow upwards and beyond; the only way we can do this is through continuous learning. Like Jim Rohn said, formal education will make you a living, but self education will make you a fortune. Ain’t that better? Of course it is.
Today, I’m providing you 4 books you should read to master writing. It’s a four book that I had just order from Amazon.com and currently on the way to my house. Books that is direct, correct and delightful as well as surely will help me to make a big impact on my writing.
Not only will I show you what kind of books these things are, i’ll also share what I though about this four books. In fact, I have been looking for it for a few months and now they all on the way to my hometown from Amazon.com. Couldn’t wait for them to arrive!
I figures I would boil it down only to the stuffs that matters – even though it pays to make this sound super informative and then sell you the amazing “books” that will make it easier for you.
However, the biggest challenge for us is, we usually tend to stop learning whenever when we graduated; so in this blog post, i’ll be showing you specifically how important it is for you to learn more about writing if you want to thrive in writing career. Get it?
This is not your typical book summary post. We’ll go to what these book are about and how can it improve your writing so you can see just how simple and important it is to learn more about writing.
Additionally, since I am also learning about how to become the best writer in the world. I fell the need to buy and read more about writing books.
Hence, if you are a writer to be and wanted to be a master at writing then below are the 4 books you should read to enhance your writing skills:
The 4 Books You Should Read.
- The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition
- Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
- Writing Tools: 55 Essential Strategies for Every Writer
- On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
The first books you should read which is The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition had receive 4.6 rating out of 5 with 2645 reviews at Amazon.com. And that is a pretty outstanding number for a classic book.
This book is a book about anyone who cares about making sure what they write is correct according to their style and format. There is no books better than The Elements of Style for this purpose.
Frankly, it is easy to read, not a thick book, answers your questions and has been around for a long time. Just a winner all the way around.
The second books you should read would be bird by bird; a book about a path you take as a writer. The journey, the experience of the author – what she learned through out her life as a writer had been shared throughout the books.
If you are dead serious to go and choose a writing career, then this book will helps you get prepare.
As for the third book, Writing Tools: 55 Essential Strategies for Every Writer; it is about all the writing strategies that you will need throughout your writing career – even though, if you already know a lot about writing strategies, I would still strongly suggest you to read this book.
Moreover, this book were wrote by a successful writing coach who had a lot of experience with a writer. He is not some famous blogger who happens to be famous become of their blog. This guy literally taught about writing in his his life for a living.
Not to forget, this books a lot provides a lot of 55 timeless strategies that can help a novice writer (like me) to jump start their writing career as well as the cheapest writing course you can ever had.
Lastly, the fourth books you should read would be, On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction. With more than a million copies sold, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.
In fact, I also believe that this book will helps me a lot since I am a non fiction writer. A classic guidance is very much needed.
Moreover, I had always want to learn the fundamental principle of writing a non fiction article. this books would be suit me just right.
On the other hand, if you want to learn about fiction writing then i would suggest you to read a fantastic book called On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft.
As regular readers know, I am an engineering graduates. I don’t even know anything about how to write with great comprehensive and beauty but that did not stop me from becoming one. I always know that I can learn to become one if I wanted to.
And I will become one! There is no other option.
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
― Groucho Marx