8 great books for writers

As the holidays approach, consider one of these tomes to offer a little humor to a writer in your life, even if that writer is yourself.

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It’s never too early to think about that perfect holiday gift for the writer in your life. How about books that will make the arduous tasks of writing and editing a little more fun?

Here are eight titles to enjoy:

1. “Wretched Writing: A Compendium of Crimes Against the English Language

A “celebration of the worst writing imaginable.” Reading this book is like driving past a car wreck—you want to look away, but you can’t.

2. “I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar

Any editor would judge you unfit for duty if you made mistakes like these.

3. “Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong

These aren’t just simple typos. Someone made these mistakes using frosting.

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