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10 books about writing

Pick up one of these featured titles on writing in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on writing. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

On Writing (A Memoir of the Craft (Reissue)) by Stephen King

Category: Memoirs

This book was published 101 years ago by Scribner Book Company and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg

Category: Creativity

This book was published 5 years ago by Shambhala and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book On Novel Writing You'll Ever Need by Jessica Brody

Category: Study & Teaching

This book was published 3 years ago by Ten Speed Press and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

C. S. Lewis and the Art of Writing: What the Essayist, Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic, Apologist, Memoirist, Theologian Teaches Us about the Life and Craft of Writing by Corey Latta

Category: Religion

This book was published 5 years ago by Wipf and Stock Publishers and takes approximately 8.3 hours to read.

Writing About Your Life: A Journey into the Past by William Zinsser

Category: Literature & Fiction

This book was published 16 years ago by Da Capo Press and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.

Burn After Writing by Sharon Jones

Category: Creativity

This book was published 6 years ago by Penguin Publishing Group and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

Category: Reference

This book was published 26 years ago by Anchor and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

The Psychology Workbook for Writers: Tools for Creating Realistic Characters and Conflict in Fiction by Darian Smith

Category: Fiction

This book was published 6 years ago by Wooden Tiger Press and takes approximately 3.0 hours to read.

Writing Tools: 55 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark

Category: Grammar

This book was published 13 years ago by Little, Brown Spark and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

The Only Character Workbook You'll Ever Need: Your New Character Bible by T.M. Holladay

Category: Fiction

This book was published last year by Independently published and takes approximately 5.4 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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