What Are The Best Writing Books? Here’s The Answer (Top Writing Books)

Read these 7 books to become a better writer

Har Narayan
3 min readNov 5, 2022
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Stop buying garbage writing books!

99% of the writing books available in the market are waste of time and money. Instead, just read these 7 writing books that’ll enhance your writing skill and make you one of the best writers in the world.

Let’s dive in:

1. On Writing by Stephen King

Things you’ll learn in this book:

  • Writing ≠ money.
  • Fundamentals of writing.
  • Building a writer’s mindset.

2. On Writing Well by William Zinsser

Things you’ll learn in this book:

  • How to craft engaging content.
  • How to start the beginning of writing.
  • Writer’s philosophy and thinking process.

3. Storyworthy by Matthew Dicks

Things you’ll learn in this book:

  • The art of crafting stories.
  • Important of storytelling.
  • Why you need to tell stories.

4. Writing Tools by Roy Peter Clark

Things you’ll learn in this book:

  • The art of simple writing.
  • How to not use expensive words.
  • And how to cut the fluff ruthlessly.

5. The Elements Of Style by William Strunk

Things you’ll learn in this book:

  • Effective use of grammar rules.
  • Deep dive into the creative process of writing.
  • The ground-level knowledge and basics of writing.

6. The Art And Business of Online Writing by Nicolas Cole

Things you’ll learn in this book:

  • The art of effective writing.
  • Social blogging vs personal blog.
  • How online writing works and the business model of writing.

7. Cashvertising by Drew E. Whitman

Things you’ll learn in this book:

  • Importance of headlines.
  • The psychology of writing.
  • Fundamentals of marketing and persuasion.

I hope this helps.

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