Stephen King says the best idea he's never turned into a novel is a first person narrative about Friday the 13th's Jason Voorhees.
The most inspiring aspect of this book was the permission it provides to those of us who aspire to write but doubt ourselves. Stephen King, thank you. Thank you for the permission to try, permission to fail, and permission to try again. You are an inspiration. 3 people found this helpful Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Performance 5 out of 5 stars. Story 4 out of 5 stars. Joanne G. 07-07-14.
She loved Stephen King's writing and I discovered I did too. Every few months I pull out one of Stephen King's books, read the first page or so, and try to figure out how he did it. How, after only 3 or 4 paragraphs, he makes me care about his protagonist. She (or he) feels a bit like me, or at least someone I know and love. It was a no-brainer that the article How To Start A Story The Stephen.
Stephen King’s memoir, On Writing, is an interesting and helpful book for wannabe and experienced authors both, because he explores both writing and the writing life. Film buffs might also read this book to garner the backstory on his films, many of which are now cult classics. Personally, I read this book mostly because I like to read and love to write—perhaps, you do too.
I've never actually read a Stephen King novel but love his writing advice. If you haven't done it yet, you should read On Writing. 16 March 2012 at 17:29 Traci Kenworth said. Brilliant observations. Stephen King must be doing a LOT of things right to gain readers with each book. He does have a certain magic in relating the reader to the ordinary people who become extraordinary in the.
Stephen King. be presumptuous enough to tell people how to write, I felt there had to be a better reason than my popular success. Put another way, I didn’t want to write a book, even a short one like this, that would leave me feeling like either a literary gas-bag or a transcendental asshole. There are enough of those books—and those writers—on the market already, thanks. But Amy was.
Stephen King writes horror, sure, but anyone who’s ventured past The Shining knows the author’s got more tricks in his bag. Several of his latest books, for example, cast a spectral shadow across the tropes of hard-boiled crime—one of them, The Outsider, finished its first season as an HBO series earlier this year. And today, just a handful of months after dropping a collection of.
On Writing A Memoir is an autobiography and writing guide by Stephen King, published in 2000 It is a book about the prolific author s experiences as a writer Although he discusses several of his books, one doesn t need to have read them or even be familiar with them to read On Writing.