Stephen King would often write under the pen name of Richard Bachman.

This is awesome – I have always loved reading Ste[ph]en King – what a treat to get tips, etc on how to write. My fav: not having writer’s block.

- Stephen King is today’s most successful writer.

Stephen King is quoted as calling himself the ‘literary equivalent of big mac and fries’...

And Stephen King is a man who has mastered writing.

I agree with just about every thing you said, here. I don’t like horror, either. Not even a little, so that this book on writing is the only Stephen King I’ve ever read … and that it was entirely worth it.

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After reading this book, I’ve already decided to read more of Stephen King’s work, though I will probably stay away from the hardcore horror. However, first I have a big pile of books to get through, so maybe in a year or two…heheee. By the way, I received my copy of Grammar Girl’s book last week (on your recommendation), and I’m greatly looking forward to reading it and then reviewing it here. Also, I’m loving the Larabars!

- It is a given that most of Stephen Kings novels will turn into movies.

Essays on stephen king on writing – …

Stephen King then moves into the mechanics of writing, offering advice and insight into a successful career that has worked so well for him but remains distant for thousands of others.

[Stephen King - What Writing Is] - Virtual Office



C. Facts and Tidbits about Stephen King

- When Stephen King was three years old his father went out for cigarettes and
never came back.

Writing Resources: Stephen King On Writing | Writing …

Danny sees alarming visions of the hotel's past using a psychic ability known as "The Shining." As time goes on, Jack Torrance slips into a horrifying insanity and the only thing that can save his family is "The Shining." Stephen King is known for putting his past hardships, as well as successes, into this...

Essays on Literature: Essay on Biography of Stephen King

While I’m not crazy about horror stories, I do appreciate the creativity and artistic merit that goes into writing good horror fiction. Maybe the fact that I’m bonkers over sci-fi and fantasy will redeem me. Maybe Stephen King will forgive me.

Someday I hope to write Stephen King a letter explaining this all to him.

Stephen King's Writing Style essays

I have great respect for Stephen King. I may not love horror stories, but I do love and excellent storytelling. With all his experience, success, talent, and craftsmanship, I can’t think of a better mentor for writers than Stephen King.

The use of Suspense as a literary element is constant in books written by Stephen King.

How Stephen King Teaches Writing - The Atlantic

King concludes the essay by telling the reader that reading familiarizes the writer with what good writing sounds like, so that one can write without self-consciousness and notice what makes a work live.

Ex 2) "I had read other books by Mr.

In this short story, Stephen King puts the reader on the table with that man.

Reading to Write - Stephen King by April Yan on Prezi

Stephen King who is mainly known for his novels, has broadened his horizons to different types of writings such as movie scripts, nonfiction, autobiographies, children's books, and short stories....