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The One Book to Read If You Want to be a Better Writer

“A Swim in a Pond in the Rain” is a masterclass for readers and writers.

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Bookshelves are packed with quality books about writing. Frequently mentioned are Stephen King’s On Writing, Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird, William Zinsser’s On Writing Well, John McPhee’s Draft №4. These are all excellent books to begin with for studying…




The Writing Prof is a collection of ideas about the art and craft of writing from a college professor and other writing professionals. You’ll find writing tips and posts about grammar and punctuation, language and literature, book reviews, personal essays, and all things writing.

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Lee G. Hornbrook

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