Learn from the pros

Just a few of our favorite books on writing and creativity

Writing at Work

Addressing common business challenges

Microstyle, Christopher Johnson

Doublespeak, William Lutz

Real Leaders Don’t Do PowerPoint, Christopher Witt

Advice for Writers from Writers

Learning from authors who know what it takes to captivate a reader

The Writing Life, Annie Dillard

On Writing, Stephen King

Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott

Old Friend from Far Away, Natalie Goldberg

Writing Down the Bones, Natalie Goldberg

Reading Like a Writer, Francine Prose

Grammar and Style

Knowing the rules (so you can choose when to break them)

Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, Mignon Fogarty

Woe Is I, Patricia T. O’Connor

Eats, Shoots & Leaves, Lynne Truss

AP Stylebook, Associated Press & Norm Goldstein

The Chicago Manual of Style, University of Chicago Press


Borrowing wisdom and process from innovative minds

What It Is, Lynda Barry

The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron

Daily Rituals, Mason Currey

Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert

Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon

Show Your Work, Austin Kleon

Keep Going, Austin Kleon

Frederick, Leo Lionni

365: A Daily Creativity Journal – Make Something Every Day and Change Your Life, Noah Scalin