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On Writing By Stephen King

On Writing
by Stephen King

An autobiographical portrait of Stephen King's home life, his family and his traumatic accident. He offers an insight into his world as well as analysis, advice and instruction on writing. He gives tips on how to use the tools of the trade from building characters to the importance of dialogue.
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

An autobiographical portrait of Stephen King's home life, his family and his traumatic recent accident. He offers an insight into his world as well as analysis, advice and instruction on writing. Find out what books and films influenced the young writer, his first idea for a story, the true life tale that inspired "Carrie". Citing examples of his work and those of his contemporaries such as John Grisham and Raymond Chandler, King gives tips for writers on how to avoid pitfalls and how to use the tools of the trade from building characters to pace and plotting, the importance of dialogue and description - as well as practical advice on presentation and representation. Discover the symbolism, themes and the three deep interests that power all his work.

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On Writing Reviews


'Absolutely fascinating' Sunday Times; 'Not since Dickens has a writer had so many readers by the throat...King's imagination is vast. He knows how to engage the deepest sympathies of his readers...a bizarre and absorbing story, told brilliantly by one of the great storytellers of our time' Guardian

About Stephen King


Stephen King is the bestselling author of more than thirty books of which the most recent are The Girl who Loved Tom Gordon, Hearts in Atlantis and Dreamcatcher. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, in Bangor, Maine.

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GOR001225020
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
Stephen King
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2001-06-16
384
034076998X
9780340769980
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