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Stephanie Chandler’s Five Essential Books for Writers

Do you struggle with writing? Whether it’s a report you need to write, a blog post or even your first book, we all need to produce convincing, compelling and persuasive copy. Stephanie Chandler is my guest blogger today. She’s the author of The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books. I’m pleased that she is here to share her five essential books for writers.

Book 1: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

By Anne Lamott

This book is for any writer who has ever gotten stuck or struggled with writer’s block. Lamott reminds readers to take it bit by bit, or bird by bird.

Book 2: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

By Stephen King

You don’t have to be a fan of King’s books to appreciate this honest and compelling memoir, which chronicles his successes and failures as a writer. Highly motivating.

Book 3: The War of Art: Break through Your Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

By Steven Pressfield

According to the author, resistance prevents us from doing the work we are meant to do — and he explains how to push past that.

Book 4: The Artist’s Way

By Julia Cameron

This essential guide for writers gives advice on improving our creativity.

Book 5: Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

By Seth Godin

Every author needs to build an audience, and this powerful book by Godin provides many real-world examples to get your ideas flowing.

Meet Stephanie Chandler

The author of several books, including The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books, Stephanie is also CEO of the Nonfiction Authors Association, a vibrant educational community for trail-blazing writers, and the Nonfiction Writers Conference, an annual event conducted entirely online. A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, Businessweek and Wired magazine.

Connect

Web: Nonfiction Authors Association
Twitter:  @NonfictionAssoc
Facebook: Facebook.com/NonfictionAuthorsAssociation

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