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On writing : a memoir of the craft

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume "really contains two books: a fondly sardonic autobiography and a tough-love lesson for aspiring novelists", written by American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy, Stephen King (b. 1947). The first third of the book contains King's memoir, which includes heartfelt tidbits about his brother, mother and his long battles with alcohol and drug addiction. The second part of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
King, Stephen, 1947-
On writing.
New York : Scribner, ©2000
(OCoLC)606484456
Named Person: Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King
ISBN: 0684853523 9780684853529 0965032841 9780965032841 0743211537 9780743211536 9781439156810 1439156816 9781439193631 1439193630 0743455967 9780743455961
OCLC Number: 43903453
Description: 288 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A list of books suggested to those who want to write by Stephen King.
Responsibility: by Stephen King.

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"Includes an updated reading list from Stephen King"--P. [4] of cover.  Read more...
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"This is a special book, animated by a unique intelligence, and filled with useful truth."--Michael Chabon "The best book on writing. Ever."--The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) "On Writing had more useful Read more...

 
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Good advice and interesting lessons learned from life...

by ShiraDest (WorldCat user published 2015-12-04) Very Good Permalink
<div>Read from December 26 to 27, 2014</div>


<div class="reviewText mediumText description">Excellent advice, and a bit surprising, as he goes contrary to most other writers on writing, by not advocating much planning. I also found his Cut 10% rule a bit of a surprise,...
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