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On Writing - (Scribner Classics) by Stephen King (Hardcover)

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  • 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.
  • About the Author: Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers.
  • 288 Pages
  • Language + Art + Disciplines, Composition + Creative Writing
  • Series Name: Scribner Classics

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About the Book



"King's [writing] advice is grounded in his ... 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"--Amazon.com.



Book Synopsis



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.



Review Quotes




""On Writing" had more useful and observant things to say about the craft than any book since Strunk and White's "The Elements of Style"."--Roger Ebert

"A one-of-a-kind classic."--"The Wall Street Journal"

"The best book on writing. Ever."--"The Plain Dealer" (Cleveland)

"This is a special book, animated by a unique intelligence, and filled with useful truth."--Michael Chabon



About the Author



Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes the short story collection You Like It Darker, Holly, Fairy Tale, Billy Summers, If It Bleeds, The Institute, Elevation, The Outsider, Sleeping Beauties (cowritten with his son Owen King), and the Bill Hodges trilogy: End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel and a television series streaming on Peacock). His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller. His epic works The Dark Tower, It, Pet Sematary, Doctor Sleep, and Firestarter are the basis for major motion pictures, with It now the highest-grossing horror film of all time. He is the recipient of the 2020 Audio Publishers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award, 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.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.68 Inches (H) x 6.22 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: .98 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Composition + Creative Writing
Series Title: Scribner Classics
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Theme: General
Format: Hardcover
Author: Stephen King
Language: English
Street Date: July 6, 2010
TCIN: 12698467
UPC: 9781439193631
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-7480
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.1 inches length x 6.22 inches width x 8.68 inches height
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