Archives for December 2009

Influential Books for Authors, Part II

As I have said, reading is the most important tool an author can have. Authors may not write everyday, but they better read everyday.  If you do not have time to read, you do not have time to be an author. To write a great novel, authors must read a great novel. Here are ten books that improved my craft. (By the way, did I say “read” enough times?) 10. The Three Musketeers, by Alex Andre Dumas. Lesson: Tell a story like no one … [Read more...]