On Writing

On Writing 1

A Memoir of the Craft

by Stephen King

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 13/11/2012

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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 the 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.

There is a reason why Stephen King is one of the bestselling writers in the world, ever. Described in the Guardian as 'the most remarkable storyteller in modern American literature', Stephen King writes books that draw you in and are impossible to put down.

'Part biography, part collection of tips for the aspiring writer' Guardian

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft is a brilliant book on writing from the number one bestselling writer.

ISBN:
9781444723250
9781444723250
Category:
Literary reference works
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
13-11-2012
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
384
Dimensions (mm):
197x131x25mm
Weight:
0.27kg
Stephen King

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Sleeping Beauties (co-written with his son Owen King), the short story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, the Bill Hodges trilogy End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel, and shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award).

Many of King's books have been turned into celebrated films, television series and streamed events including The Shawshank Redemption, Gerald's Game and It.

King is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

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  • On writing by Stephen King

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    On Writing by Stephen King is a perfect book that contains extra information for the aspiring writer. We all need to know these things when we are first starting out!