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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Scribner Classics)

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"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.

About the Author

Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are Full Dark No StarsBlockade BillyUnder the Dome, Just After Sunset, the Dark Tower novels, Cell, From a Buick 8, Everything's Eventual, Hearts in Atlantis, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Lisey's Story and Bag of Bones. His acclaimed nonfiction book, On Writing, was recently re-released in a tenth anniversary edition. King was the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he was inducted as a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America.  He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439193631
Author:
King, Stephen
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Subject:
Prose style, story telling, narrative, Stephen king, king, word choice, chapters, sentences, how to write, dialogue, exposition, art of fiction, john gardner, mfa, science fiction, verbs, nouns, adjectives, grammar, novel, short story, write like King, wr
Subject:
Prose style, story telling, narrative, Stephen king, king, word choice, chapters, sentences, how to write, dialogue, exposition, art of fiction, john gardner, mfa, science fiction, verbs, nouns, adjectives, grammar, novel, short story, write like King, wr
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Classic Edition
Series:
Scribner Classics
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 16.87 oz

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