On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
“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... show more
“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.
Publish date: July 6th 2010
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Disclaimer: I purchased the Kindle Edition of this book in May 2016. I do not know the author but follow him on Twitter. I don't think we've had any direct exchanges. I am an author of romance fiction and assorted non-fiction. I read Stephen King's On Writing and enjoyed it . . . mostly. Th...
Some books about writing are great, this is one of them. With one part memoir (as in "this is how I came to write") and the rest about the craft of writing (anything from dialogue to storytelling and what not to do) On Writing is a must read for any writer or future writer. ps: My favorite quote is ...
I got to know Stephen King on a personal level by reading this short novel. I learned how he made his first buck and I felt like we connected even though we never really personally met. I never expected to get this much out of this small novel and never did I expect to even find this novel to be som...
Hey everyone and how's it going? Awesome I hope!!! I'm doing pretty good myself! Well, today I am bringing you a review. I know it's not the Water for Elephants review, but it will come soon! No, I will be reviewing "On Writing a Memoir of the Craft" by Stephen King. It's going to be pretty quick so...
Although I have no intention of writing anything other than reviews, I found this book about writing to be interesting and chock full of good information. The first portion was autobiographical in nature, and that was the part I enjoyed most. Hearing about King's menial jobs and how hard he worked...