Books which influenced Mar Clair as a writer from Story Empire. Great list. Mine are all fantasy, Tolkien, Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks, Earthsea Trilogy by Le Guin, Riddlemaster of Hed by McKillip, Dragonriders by McCaffrey. There are many more that had me thinking about writing throughout high school.
Hello, SEers, and welcome to another Five for Friday. For “Mae Day,” I want to trot out five books that greatly influenced my life as a writer. We all have them, right? Those books that left a lasting impression, and are responsible for pushing you into putting words on paper. This is a quick look at mine. At the end of the post, I’d love to hear which books impacted you.
The Wicked, Wicked Ladies in the Haunted House
By Mary Chase
This is the book that started it all for me—the one that made me want to be a writer. I think I was in third grade when I read this story. The main character, Maureen, is a dreadful nine-year-old girl who manages to creep into a boarded-up home where she discovers seven portraits of elegant women in long flowing gowns. This book had everything that I still love…
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