Writing is a profession of passion and creativity and only people who truly feel the depth of emotions can become successful writers. The world has seen some great writers, who have penned down wonderful creations which continue to rule the hearts of millions decades after they were written.
Listed below are the top 10 popular writers in the world:
10. James Patterson
James Patterson is an acclaimed American author, who writes in genres like comedy, fiction, romance, besides books for children. His website ReadKiddoRead.com enables people to choose the best books for their children. His popular detective series featuring detective Alex Cross has a great fan following.
9. Fyodor Dostoevsky
The next name on the list is that of Russian writer Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, who wrote some noted novels, essays and short stories. His works dealt with issues such as social and political problems of the current Russian society. Some of his best works are “Crime and Punishment”, “The Idiot” and “Notes from Underground”.
8. Oscar Wilde
Another influential writer in the world is Oscar Wilde, the Irish writer whose original name was Oscar Fingal O Flahertie Wills Wilde. Born in Dublin, Wilde was considered as one of the best playwrights in the period of 1890s. “The Picture of Dorian Gray” and “The Importance of Being Earnest” are some acclaimed works of this writer.
7. James Joyce
James Joyce was a renowned Irish poet and writer, who was born as James Augustine Aloysius Joyce in 1882. Till date, his statue stands on the North Earl Street in Dublin. His acclaimed woks are “Dubliners”, “Ulysses” and “Finnegans Wake”.
6. Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Miller Hemingway, the noted American author and journalist comes next on this list. His glorious contribution in the field fetched him the Nobel Prize of Literature in 1954. His works include six short stories, seven novels and two non-fiction writings.