In no particular order of preference, here’s a quick list of my personal favorite writing on writing currently. Whether you’re just starting out or just need a creative shot in the arm, these resources have been incredibly helpful to me personally. Enjoy!
We have the greatest story ever told to share with the world.
When you tell the story better, you tell the better story.
For Inspiration and motivation:
“The War of Art” by Steven Pressfield
“Walking on Water” by Madeleine L’Engle
“Steal Like an Artist” by Austin Kleon
“Writing in the Convertible with the Top Down” by Christi Killein and Sheila Bender
“Story” by Robert McKee
“Influencer” by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny and More
“Unique” by Phil Cooke
For writing exercises to stay sharp:
“Thinkertoys” by Michael Michalko
“Idea Catcher” by StoryPress
“Rip the Page: Adventures in Creative Writing” by Karen Benke