On Writing by Stephen King

On Writing by Stephen King

"This book is crucial for any inspiring writer.  Part memoir and part instruction book, on writing provides readers' with luminating advice, tips, and personal life lessons fruitful to anyone who truly finds themselves digging into the craft of writing.  From organizing one's writing desk to providing personal mantras about the reality of rejection, this book depicts the intentionality, complexity, and at times, devestating reality of what it means to be a writer."  - Recommended by Jess

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$17.00
ISBN: 9781439156810
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Published: Scribner - July 6th, 2010

Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King's critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work.

 

"Long live the King" hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King's On Writing. Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer's craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every writer must have. King's advice is grounded in his vivid memories from childhood through his emergence as a writer, from his struggling early career to his widely reported, near-fatal accident in 1999--and how the inextricable link between writing and living spurred his recovery. Brilliantly structured, friendly and inspiring, On Writing will empower and entertain everyone who reads it--fans, writers, and anyone who loves a great story well told.