On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Stephen King

320 pages first pub 2000 (editions)

nonfiction memoir reference emotional funny informative medium-paced


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 ...

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