If you’re mired in a writing rut, read.
More specifically, to revive and refresh your creativity—and possibly recapture your passion for prose—it’s wise to read about writing.
Henneke from Enchanting Marketing has compiled a handy list of books about writing, which she has broken up into subsections. Her recommendations include:
Best books on writing
- “Made to Stick” by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
- “The Craft of Revision” by Donald Murray
- “On Writing Well: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction” by William Zinsser
- “The Elements of Style” by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White
Best books on copywriting
- “The Adweek Copywriting Handbook” by Joseph Sugarman
- “How to Write Sales Letters that Sell” by Drayton Bird
- “Don’t Make Me Think” by Steve Krug
Best books on creativity
- “The Tall Lady with the Iceberg” by Anne Miller
- “Picture This” By Lynda Barry
- “Accidental Genius” by Mark Levy
Best books on visual storytelling
- “Draw to Win” by Dan Roam
- “The Sketchnote Handbook” by Mike Rohde
- “The Creative License” by Danny Gregory
Henneke offers a cornucopia of rich reads to provide creative inspiration, motivation and a wallop of storytelling innovation. Peruse her entire list of books about writing here, and please add your recommendations in the comments.
This article originally appeared on PR Daily in August of 2018.