- Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Anniversary edition edition (6 July 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1439156816
- ISBN-13: 978-1439156810
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 2 x 21.4 cm
- Average Customer Review: 34 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #88,602 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft Paperback – Special Edition, 6 Jul 2010
|Paperback, Special Edition, 6 Jul 2010||
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"A one-of-a-kind classic."--The Wall Street Journal
"This is a special book, animated by a unique intelligence, and filled with useful truth."—Michael Chabon
"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
“The best book on writing. Ever.”--The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
About the Author
Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Sleeping Beauties (co-written with his son Owen King), End of Watch, the short story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, Finders Keepers, Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel and now an AT&T Audience Network original television series), Doctor Sleep, and Under the Dome. His novel 11/22/63—a recent Hulu original television series event—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 as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers. His epic works The Dark Tower and It are the basis for major motion pictures. He is the recipient of 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.
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The first part of the book is a memoir which is one of the most entertaining thing I've ever read and the second part is like a Bible for writing. Even though the first part is mostly about his childhood, you can learn a lot from it and it's very inspiring. All in all, it's a great book and everyone should read it.
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