By: Nicolette Morrison
One of the “rules” often touted is that writers must always spend hours reading. It helps in improving comprehension and grammar, but most importantly, it guides them to find their footing as writers.
Reading can give you an idea of what you like and what you don’t in a piece of writing. It’s about taking every bit of the things you like in a creative piece and trying to incorporate them into your own voice. It’s about widening your range of influences and learning what works for your style of writing.
Though writers are free to read whatever book comes to mind, there are some works that every writer needs to spend the time to read, digest, and apply. For people who have to work magic on a blank piece of paper (or a computer document for some), a word of motivation from some of the most prolific and successful authors can go a long way.
Below are nine books that can give any writer that necessary push to hold their pens mightier than ever.
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