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An edition of On Writing (1999)

On Writing

A Memoir of the Craft

1st Pocket Books paperback printing (1)
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This edition was published in by Pocket Books in New York, USA.

Written in English

297 pages

"Long live the King" hailed Entertainment Weekly upon the 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.
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On Writing

First published in 1999



Work Description

On Writing is both a textbook for writers and a memoir of Stephen's life and will, thus, appeal even to those who are not aspiring writers. If you've always wondered what led Steve to become a writer and how he came to be the success he is today, this will answer those questions.

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In the early ninties (it might have been 1992, but it's hard to remember when you're having a good time) I joined a rock and roll band composed mostly of writers.
added by Lisa.) "first sentence"

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On Writing

A Memoir of the Craft

1st Pocket Books paperback printing (1)

This edition was published in by Pocket Books in New York, USA.


Edition Description

"Long live the King" hailed Entertainment Weekly upon the 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.
(back cover)

Edition Notes

US / CAN edition

Copyright Date
2000

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
808.02
Library of Congress
PS3561.I483 Z475 2002

The Physical Object

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Pagination
xix, 297 p.
Number of pages
297

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24936789M
Internet Archive
onwritingmemoiro00king
ISBN 10
0743455967
ISBN 13
9780743455961
OCLC/WorldCat
50093936
Amazon.com
0743455967
Google
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Goodreads
10569

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