Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice

Colum McCann
Published in 2017
by Random House

Letters to a Young Writer charges aspiring writers not only to learn the rules, but also to break them. This collection of short essays examines different aspects of both the craft and the profession of writing fiction. McCann’s book offers both inspiration and concrete examples, calling you to look outward rather than inward to push the boundaries of experience.