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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks (11 Oct. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1444723251
  • ISBN-13: 978-1444723250
  • Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 2.5 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 555 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,079 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Absolutely fascinating . . . basic instructions . . . sensible advice (The Sunday Times)

The childhood memoir is a triumphant display of wit, story-telling and guts. His advice to writers is hard-nosed, practical and level-headed in the classic journalistic Orwell-Hemingway tradition (Evening Standard)

This is the written equivalent of Delia Smith's How To Cook. And, like British home cooking, the world of popular fiction will be better off for it (The Times)

Stephen King is a genius . . . In this book he tells us what first made him a horror writer . . . I find King fascinating because he writes in the least florid way possible, yet his very direct approach to getting his awesome imagination onto a blank page works. (Jeremy Vine in We Love This Book)

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'Part biography, part collection of tips for the aspiring writer' Guardian. ON WRITING: A MEMOIR OF THE CRAFT is a brilliant book on writing from the number one bestselling writer.

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