Title: How To Be A Writer
Author: Ruskin Bond
Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books
How To Be A Writer is a glimpse to the writer’s world from an author who has built his career in the industry spanning over 70 years. This book provides with accurate information of what its title says.
Ruskin Bond started his career at a young age. In this book, he has shared all about writing. He clears the doubt of whether a writer is born or develops the skills.
This book starts with the author’s personal reason for writing. Then the author has highlighted the qualities that make you a writer. He emphasises on knowing Why to write? This book not only talks about writing but also tells you about the different kinds of writers.
If you are a beginner, but you know your potential, then this is a great book to start with as it teaches how to prepare and train yourself for the journey. Also, it’s not always people with good vocabulary who makes it work, but people with creative minds.
If you know how to be creative when it comes to pouring your thoughts on the paper, you can become a wonderful writer. This book will be helpful for fiction writers as it teaches how to develop characters of the story.
Also, it discusses different themes one can write about. It teaches you how to develop a scene or a situation. Along with important tips about writing, you will also learn how to handle criticism. What kind of criticism is good for the writers.
This book is recommended for all aspiring writers. Nowadays, people don’t know how to get published, this book talks about that as well.
About The Author
Ruskin Bond (born 19 May 1934) is an Indian author of British descent. The Indian Council for Child Education has recognised his role in the growth of children’s literature in India. He was awarded the Sahitya Academy Award in 1992 for Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra, his novel in English.