Christmas gift ideas for your aspiring writer
There are innumerable books on the market targeted toward aspiring authors. Some are more worthwhile than others. Here is a short list of some books that writers might find useful.
- Jeff Herman’s Guide to Book Publishers, Editors and Literary Agents
- Editor-Proof Your Writing by Don McNair
- The Writer’s Devotional by Amy Peters
- Fast Fiction by Denise Jaden
- 500 Words You Should Know by Caroline Taggart
While those books can be very beneficial, there are three that are indispensable. Find out if the books listed below are on your friend’s bookshelf, and if not, you have a perfect Christmas gift.
- The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White
- The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers by Christopher Vogler
- Roget’s Thesaurus or The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus
Tomorrow: ideas for an aspiring comic book writer and/or artist.