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Mr King - On Writing

Advantages: Fascinating and insightful
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Stephen King - On WritingWhy read this?This title appealed to me as I had read a King novel and resonated with his style of writing completely. So much so that I was eager to discover how he developed his stories, w ...

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On Writing - Stephen King

Advantages: Great for budding writers
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On Writing – Stephen King Overview Stephen King needs little introduction. As the author of more than forty bestsellers, he is a household name. The majority of his books, more often than not in the horror/thriller category, have been made i ...

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Totally, Utterly, Completely.... What Can I Say It Is Fantastic..

Advantages: Refreshing honest account of his life and also how he uses language to write his stories
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On Writing This is the first five star review I have written in a while. I am not a particular fan of horror, but I am always in interested in how writers get started. I had heard good things about this book and so when I saw it at the library I thou ...

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Essential read for wannabe writers

Advantages: Many - see review
Disadvantages: Haven't find any

I could waffle on for thousands of words about 'On Writing' and Stephen King but if you haven't got the time or inclination to wade through to the end of this review, just read this bit: if you want to be a writer, READ THIS BOOK. I’m almost tempted to st ...

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Chaotic - But Captivating

Advantages: Absorbing and inspiring
Disadvantages: Disorganised structure

'On Writing' is a curious blend of author's memoir and how-to-write tips. A writer myself, I find the memoir sections more useful than the advice bits. This is because as Stephen King shares his life experiences, the reader realises that everything ...

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