Top Writing Books

Below are some of the top books on writing available at Amazon.com (and other book stores). They should help you to not only brush up on your writing skills, but also brush up on your grammar.

The following books are listed in no particular order. If you normally buy from a different Amazon site (e.g. Amazon.co.uk) or other on-line store, simply copy and paste the ISBN (e.g. 097522980X) into the site’s search box.

The Elements of Style, William Strunk
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/097522980X

On Writing, Stephen King
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/0671024256

On Writing Well, William Zinsser
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/0060891548

Grammar Girls Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, Mignon Fogarty
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/0805088318

100 Ways to Improve Your Writing, Gary Provost
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/0451627210

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, Anne Lamott
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/0385480016

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within, Natalie Goldberg
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/1590302613

Eats, Shoots & Leaves, Lynne Truss
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/1592402038

Grammatically Correct, Anne Stilman
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/1582973318

Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing, Claire Kehrwald Cook
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/0395393914

The Well-Fed Writer, Peter Bowerman
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/0967059844

Make a Real Living as a Freelance Writer, Jenna Glatzer
~ http://TheNile.com.au
~ http://amazon.com/dp/097220265X

This is by no means an exhaustive list, but one that may lead you in the right direction with your writing. So why not grab yourself a few early Christmas presents.

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