On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
ISBN: 1439193630
EAN13: 9781439193631
Language: English
Pages: 291
Edition: Classic
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Book Overview
Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, Stephen King's critically lauded, one of a kind ( Wall Street Journal ) classic bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work. 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.