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'Still Writing' offers wisdom and inspiration for writers

Book review: Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life
by Dani Shapiro, Grove Press, 2013

Still writing? It turns out I’m not the only writer who gets that question. 441 more words

Advice For Writers

Top 10 Books for Writers that aren't About Writing

There are plenty of books about learning how to write well. (Check out the 808 section for a bunch!) These inspire us writerly types to write while giving us confidence, direction, and a sense of being a part of a writing community. 802 more words


Recommended for writers: "Reading Like a Writer" by Francine Prose

A review of

Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

By Francine Prose… 445 more words


Books for Writers Review: Bird by Bird

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott is a classic. It contains tons of advice and funny stories, and what else could you want from a book about writing? 147 more words

On Writing

Books and Me: My Days, Autobiography

Book Title: My Days, Autobiography

Author: R K Narayan

I recently picked this up at the Chennai airport book store as I was leaving for a workshop for entrepreneurial CEOs. 584 more words

Books And Me

Books a writer should have at hand

Besides a dictionary and thesaurus, there are many books a writer can avail himself of.

On the shelf at my computer desk are: “Dictionary of Problem Words and Expressions,”  “Which Word When,” “All about Words,” and “Fowler’s Modern English Usage.” The titles are self explanatory. 312 more words