Sol Stein’s definition of being a writer is “someone who cannot not write”. I just love this. I am so enamored with the craft of writing and am hungry to know more all the time. I have also been asked a lot lately about how to get started in writing, and in the beginning I had no clue, I just kept reading books on the craft.
So my first post on this site is dedicated to everyone who wants to write, wants to grow a little bit at a time, who loves the craft of writing for itself.
Here are the books that got me started, my own little education, in the order that I read them. I am sure I will add more.
1. The Writing Life , Annie Dillard // I read this book along time ago, and the image of her writing in her little …