On Writing

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"If you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write."


Here is Stephen King's master class on his craft.

On Writing begins with a mesmerizing account of King's childhood and his early focus

"If you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write."


Here is Stephen King's master class on his craft.

On Writing begins with a mesmerizing account of King's childhood and his early focus on writing to tell a story. A series of vivid memories from adolescence, college, and the struggling years that led up to his first novel, Carrie, offer a fresh and often funny perspective on the formation of a writer.

King then turns to the tools of his trade, examining crucial aspects of the wriiter's art and life, offering practical and inspiring advice on everything from plot and character development to work habits and rejection.

King was in the middle of writing this book when he was nearly killed in a widely reported accident. On Writing culminates with a profoundly moving account of how his need to write spurred him toward recovery, and brought him back to his life. ...Continua

Ha scritto il 08/01/16
Perfetto. Semplicemente perfetto (scusa Steve, ho usato un avverbio). King è un grandissimo narratore e si vede, si sente sopratutto, sempre. Uno di quei libri da rileggere ogni volta che si ha quella brutta stretta allo stomaco. E non per avere qual ...Continua
Ha scritto il 22/11/15
Writing is about getting happy. Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid or making friends. Writing is magic, as much as the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink.
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Ha scritto il 15/08/13
Indispensabile per ogni aspirante autore.
Ha scritto il 13/08/13
Leggi la recensione di Fabio Chiesa pubblicata su Sugarpulp.it: http://sugarpulp.it/on-writing-ovvero-quando-il-re-si-mise-nudo/
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Ha scritto il 24/03/13
Life isn't a support-system for art. It's the other way around. (...) I've never opened my mouth and you never opened yours. We're not even in the same year together, let alone the same room... except we are together. We're close. We're having a meet ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jul 09, 2010, 08:00
Writing isn't about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it's about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. It's about getting up, getting well, ...Continua

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