We’ve all got favorites.
Favorite shows, favorite foods, favorite books
actually we cant make up our minds on that last one. But we can more or less agree on what makes a great writer. It takes a person with an eye for characters, themes, prose, and passion to write well.
While a lot of aspiring writers already have those qualities, some are more advanced than others. And that’s perfectly okay! Those of us earlier in our journeys have a bounty of writers that have come before us to admire and learn from.
Like many others, I have a group of authors who have been writing inspirations, be it through actual writing characteristics or simply encouragement they’ve given me. Unfortunately, I can’t thank each and every one of these writers — some are millionaires and some are, well, dead — but their work is well-loved by me and others.
Sooo, let’s count down my top 10 writing role models!