Reading is an essential activity to improving your writing skills, and, I would suggest, improving life in general. The following titles are some of my favorites and some have changed my life.


How to be a Writer, Building your Creative Skills through Practice and Play, Barbara Baig

Spellbinding Sentences, A Writer’s Guide to Achieving Excellence and Captivating Readers, Barbara Baig.

On Writing, A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King

The Art of Spiritual Writing: How to Craft Prose that Engages and Inspires Your Readers, Vinita Hampton Wright

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

The Copywriter’s Handbook: A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Copy that Sells, Richard W. Bly