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85 Free Writing, Biographies and Memoirs Ebooks

85 Free Writing, Biographies and Memoirs Ebooks
The Sumerians first invented writing as a means of long-distance communication, which was necessitated by trade. Writing skills are specific abilities that help writers put their thoughts into words in a meaningful form and to mentally interact with the message. It is the primary basis upon which one’s learning and intellect will be judged. Writing skills help us improve our communication and thinking skills by allowing us to explain and refine our ideas to others and to ourselves. Indeed, writing is an important part of communication.

Anyone can write a book. It might be bad or be incomprehensible, but so what, it’s still a book and many published authors haven’t done any better. It simply means that anyone who puts in enough time can actually write well. Some of our best writing comes from ordinary people from all walks of life. Perhaps the biggest reason that writers fail is that too many writers compare themselves to others. Instead of developing their own voice and style, they try to emulate someone else who is doing well. The only way to become a better writer is through hard work and consistency. Join a writers’ group. Find people who are at the same point in their writing career as you and meet up regularly to read each other’s work and give one another feedback.

If you want to start your own writing career, make sure you are committed to it. In this post, we have compiled 85 free writing, biography, and memoir e-books, discussing topics such as academic writing, writing skills, biographies, and memoirs. The only way to become a better writer is through hard work and consistency. Join a writers’ group. Find people who are at the same point in their writing career as you and meet up regularly to read each other’s work and give one another feedback.

Academic Writing

  1. Exploring Perspectives: A Concise Guide to Analysis by Randall Fallows
  2. ePortfolio Performance Support Systems: Constructing, Presenting, and Assessing Portfolios by Katherine V. Wills, Rich Rice (eds)
  3. Copy(write): Intellectual Property in the Writing Classroom by Martine Rife, et al.
  4. Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing by Charles Lowe, Pavel Zemliansky
  5. Writing in College: From Competence to Excellence by Amy Guptill
  6. Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom by Melissa Tombro
  7. Reconnecting Reading and Writing by Alice S. Horning, Elizabeth W. Kraemer
  8. Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: Teaching Writing in the Digital Age by Caroline Eisner, Martha Vicinus
  9. Writing Better University Essays by Wikibooks
  10. Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading by Steve Graham, Michael Hebert
  11. Online Technical Writing by David A. McMurrey
  12. Rhetoric and Composition by Matthew D. Barton

Writing Skill

  1. How To Write A Children’s Book by Katie Davis
  2. Basic Writing by George Otte, Rebecca Williams Mlynarczyk
  3. Fundamentals of Fiction Writing by Arthur Sullivant Hoffman
  4. The Art of Story Writing by Nathaniel C. Fowler
  5. How to Write a Novel by Grant Richards
  6. Write Good or Die by Scott Nicholson
  7. Basic Writing by Wikibooks
  8. How To Write Clearly: Rules and Exercises on English Composition by Edwin A. Abbott
  9. The Lure of the Pen by Flora Klickmann
  10. Short Story Writing by Charles Raymond Barrett
  11. Methods of Authors by Hugo Erichsen
  12. Rhymes and Meters: a practical manual for versifiers by Horatio Winslow
  13. How to Tell a Story and Other Essays by Mark Twain
  14. How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin
  15. The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever, Easley S. Jones
  16. Word Study and English Grammar by Frederick W. Hamilton
  17. The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.
  18. Write Your Life Story by Michael Oke
  19. Keywords in Creative Writing by Wendy Bishop, David Starkey

Biographies & Memoirs of Leaders & Politicians

  1. The Life and Teaching of Karl Marx by Max Beer
  2. An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With Truth by Mohandas K. Gandhi
  3. The True Benjamin Franklin by Sydney George Fisher
  4. Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  5. Benjamin Franklin by John T. Morse Jr.
  6. George Washington Man and Monument by Cunliffe Marcus

Biographies & Memoirs of Writers

  1. Herman Melville, mariner and mystic by Raymond Melbourne Weaver
  2. Voltaire by John Morley
  3. The Last Days of Tolstoy by V. G. Chertkov
  4. The Man Shakespeare and his Tragic Life Story by Frank Harris
  5. Victor Hugo: His Life and Works by G. Barnett Smith
  6. Tolstoi as Man and Artist, with an Essay on Dostoievski by Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
  7. Mark Twain’s Burlesque Autobiography by Mark Twain
  8. Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain’s Final Years by Karen Lystra

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Historical Biographies & Memoirs

  1. Vitus Bering: the Discoverer of Bering Strait by Peter Lauridsen
  2. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana
  3. Border and Bastille by George A. Lawrence
  4. Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date by Irwin L. Gordon
  5. Shattered Crystals by M.A. Kanner, E.R. Kugler
  6. A Voyage to the South Sea by William Bligh
  7. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  8. Nero by C. Suetonius Tranquillus
  9. Captain Cook: His Life, Voyages and Discoveries by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. Memoirs of the Life of Anne Boleyn, Queen of Henry VIII by Elizabeth Benger, Lucy Aikin
  11. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln
  12. David Crockett: His Life and Adventures by John S. C. Abbott
  13. An American Engineer in Stalin’s Russia: The Memoirs of Zara Witkin by Zara Witkin
  14. Villehardouin and de Joinville: Memoirs of the Crusades by Geoffroi de Villehardouin

Military Biographies & Memoirs

  1. Human Bullets: A Soldier’s Story of the Russo-Japanese War by Tadayoshi Sakurai
  2. Military Career of Napoleon the Great by Montgomery B. Gibbs
  3. The Story of General Pershing by Everett Titsworth Tomlinson
  4. With the Help of God and a Few Marines by A.W. Catlin, W.A. Dyer
  5. The Great Adventure by Barry Allan
  6. A Sailor of King George by Captain Frederick Hoffman
  7. The Diary of a U-boat Commander by Sir William Stephen Richard King-Hall
  8. War’s Dark Frame by Wadsworth Camp
  9. Reconciliation Road: A Family Odyssey by John Douglas Marshall
  10. The Captives by James L. Cathcart, Jane B. Cathcart
  11. The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant by J. F. C. Fuller

Scientific Biographies & Memoirs

  1. Michael Faraday by J. H. Gladstone
  2. The Art and Politics of Science by Harold Varmus
  3. Archimedes by Thomas Little Heath
  4. The Life of Sir Isaac Newton by David Brewster
  5. The Life of Pasteur by Rene Vallery-Radot
  6. Great Astronomers by Robert S. Ball
  7. Lord Kelvin by Andrew Gray
  8. Famous Men of Science by Sarah Knowles Bolton
  9. Charles Lyell and Modern Geology by Thomas George Bonney
  10. Zeppelin: The Story of a Great Achievement by Harry Vissering
  11. The Story of Euclid by W. B. Frankland
  12. Robert Fulton: Engineer and Artist by H. W. Dickinson
  13. Heisenberg: Uncertainty by David C. Cassidy
  14. Albert Einstein: Image and Impact by American Institute of Physics
  15. The Autobiography of Charles Darwin by Charles Darwin