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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 ...Show synopsisAn 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.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good condition with no significant faults. Clearly used but...Very Good condition with no significant faults. Clearly used but very few minor defects. Will look good on your bookcase after reading but may not be suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere ALL BOOKS POSTED NEXT WORKING DAY.
Description:Very Good ++ Dustjacket Very Good ++ 8" Tall. 676 pages. Light...Very Good ++ Dustjacket Very Good ++ 8" Tall. 676 pages. Light forward lean to book, light wear to spine-ends, creases to first two prelim pages o/w a very clean, very tidy copy. TWO COPIES AVAILABLE.
Description:Good in Not Applicable jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Paperback...Good in Not Applicable jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Paperback, first thus, 212gms, 367pgs. In June of 1999, Stephen King was hit by a van while walking along the shoulder of a country road in Maine. Six operations were required to save his life and mend his broken body. When he was finally able to sit up, he immediately started writing. This book is the extraordinary result. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.
Stephen King's "On Writing" is truly one of the best books I've ever read. As well as being a fantastic writing tool, it is a captivating mix of autobiography and personal experience. "On Writing" takes the reader on an emotional journey where you begin to feel like Stephen King is talking directly ...
a helpful book, that cover briefly the authors childhood background and then the book is largely devouted to writing iteself the most useful advice being on style, grammer and the importance to read read and read and equally write
This book offers a rare and entertaining glimpse into the process of one of the most prolifically successful writers of all time. King approaches the subject with great insight and dry wit ensuring a thoroughly enjoyable read for fans, budding authors and book lovers alike. I cannot recommend this ...
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