Writers and bloggers (authors of the web), rely on words to frame their knowledge that can be grasped by the readers. And in order to sell and keep your audiences engaged you need to remember only one rule “Content is king”. Not everyone was a born writer and in order to sculpt yourself into one you need guidance, of the experts of the influencers in the niche and of the authors of the best sellers n the web. today I present you some of the best books that every writer and blogger must read and follow in order to fine tune your writing skills.
Writing has been the main weapon in the arsenal of every blogger and if your content is mediocre or below par, trust me you won’t have a single returning audience to your blog except for your beloved mommy. The skill to writing like a delicious apple-pie, your readers simply get lost in it, while you have secretly made your way to their minds and presented them your point.
As a writer and blogger you have already come past these essay competitions or mere school absence application letter, you now have the responsibility to entertain the witty audience who is far from your eyes. Content has now to be providing optimal value to your readers, this way you not only make your point clear and understood but also respect the time and effort your readers have invested in visiting you.
The books I recommend for newbie writers and bloggers here are the best in the market and have been getting great reviews across their selling portals. These books will not only will help you to brush your writing skills in the best possible way but also will help you to discover your style of writing and approach towards story telling. This will help you to evolve as a teller. And there is no time called a perfect time for learning it is always now when you have to act. So grab these books and present the world a few more bestsellers and authors.
1.Writing Down The Bones : Freeing The Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg.
This ultra writing guide will inspire you see the world with a new view, and fresh approach. the book, though published 30 years ago has kept up its charm and will teach you how to stay focused and evolve as a writer.
She offers solid advice to writers and would-be writers on how to write from ‘first thoughts, on “listening”, on using Verbs and on overcoming doubts.
2.The 2014 Writer’s Market. by Robert Lee Brewer.
The most trusted guide to getting published! (as they say on the cover.)
- This Bible of the art of getting published details thousands of publishing opportunity for writers, including listing for book publishers and literary agents.
- you’ll find advice on pitching agents and editors , setting up a freelance business and promoting your writing.
- It will teach you how to earn full time income from blogging and write six figure non fiction book proposal.
- you also get access to sample query letters.
3. On Writing : A Memoir Of The Craft
Part memoir, part master class by one of the best selling authors of all times, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writers’ craft, comprising basic tools every writer must have. Bloggers can learn to catch the engagement of readers and turn them into returning visitors from strangers. King has over 50 best selling books to his credit and is not only a writer but also a true teacher. Justice to his work can be only done by going through the book as no description can contain his excellence in story telling.
4.CA$HVERTISING : How to Use More than 100 Secrets of Ad-agency Psychology to make Big Money Sellling anything To Anyone, by Drew Eric Whitman.
This book quite a contrary to the boring heading, is a epic guide on structure and using the mechanics of language. Money making may not be your priority but this book is all about persuading the consumer mind that is so very essential as a blogger.
- Cashvertising teaches you the tip tricks that New-York’s top gun copywriters use to persuade people to buy like crazy.
- It will train you to write effective and magnetic headlines(60% people read only headlines.)
- The author has has surveyed broad field of salesmanship and distilled it down to a series of secrets and response boosting technique.
5.The Well-Fed Writer and The Well-Fed Self Publisher.
This book is the “standard” book on commercial freelance writing (a.k.a copywriting). this book teaches you on how to be a writer without having to starve. It has great actionable and practical advice on how to sell a product or more clearly how to sell your writing.
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