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These are the five best books on writing I've ever been to. One can become a better author - mostly by literacy. However, two of these books probably don't merit inclusion in the best books on writing. However, I did see them on the recommendation of some rather smart folks.
It is important, I think, to have the best and most effective authors, and also the authors who have inspire the best and most succeed. It is my favourite writing textbook - and I haven't been reading King's notion since I was a teen. At first I was distrustful of the whole notion that someone would write such a "popular"-styleguide.
First part of the volume is his biography, which in itself is very interesting. In the second, he gives some really good advices for authors. It'?s a good set of texts. It is his belief in character, to put these character into a position and then just write to find out what happens to them.
They do not believe in texture because essentially their lives are not structured and insignificant. And you can't fight with his achievement either.... He's about as well compensated as everyone else (except Rowling and probably a few others) and the tale of how he got out of his Maine park trailers is astonishing.
This is Stephen King, On Writing. The main focus of this work is free writing - put a period of patience, let it run, don't be censored. It was the permit I needed to free myself from the writing that I had always done and abhorred for school: Write down the bones. That may not be one of the best books on writing in itself.
I' ve been reading it because Tim Ferriss suggested it, and I like Tim Ferriss. She is unhappy and furious and really suffering from the success of her authors as well. There is room in the oceans for all of us to be writing successfully. And, hey, all my ex-girlfriends and most of my former colleagues I've ever worked with or had dinner with could be writing success stories and I wouldn't wait for it to spoil my whole being.
When all they get great big bold publisher compact, and then I'm surrounded tremendously lucky writers...and how could that possibly be wrong? However, the only useful thing I can say is the title: it means that you should only take things one at a and one. You want to see it, I won't stop you:
I' m almost the only one who doesn't like this one. One way or the other, it's a little book: It' ll only take Strunk and White a few lessons to get through, so I think that's the most important thing it has. Also, requisites to Steven Pinker for ripping these boys in the preface to his novel A Sensing of Style - I would never have done it alone.
A few of my books at home. However, this one has a great deal of good advices on writing in a multitude of genres.... humour, writing trips, memoirs and much more. Notice that good authors are good rewriters, and no one is a good author on their first draft) and some insight into the thought that goes into every well-written work.
Actually, I am feeling awful because I know that it is very unlikely that I will ever achieve this high. About Writing Well. Mysteries of addictive writing. Do you have a favourite tip for authors? P.S. Honourable mentions among the best books on writing to Elizabeth Gilbert and her Big Magic which does much to destroy this troublesome legend of the ill performing artists and has some fairly good things to say about the creative and trial.
When you don't like writing, you should at least partially stop and get a "real job". Well, I' m sure you' re going to suffer on your own, that' all. P.P.S. Two more words from Stephen King's book: