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On Reading On Writing

Discussion in 'On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft' started by Lepplady, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. Lepplady

    Lepplady Chillin' since 2006

    As much as I enjoyed The Danse Macabre, On Writing is my favorite non-fiction work by King. It's not only a master tutorial of the craft, it's also a lovely visit with Uncle Stevie. He writes nonfiction with the same ease to the reader as he does his fiction. It's just a pure delight to pick this book up.
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  2. Haunted

    Haunted This is my favorite place

    It was like a long one-on-one conversation with Mr. King.
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  3. prufrock21

    prufrock21 Well-Known Member

    I've read On Writing twice and enjoyed it both times. However, Danse Macabre is my favorite. Probably because it's so nostalgic.
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  4. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    i love this book. I also have the audio. I have played that audio so many times I can't count.
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  5. Christine62

    Christine62 Well-Known Member

    I love On Writing. Very personable, and from a 12 step standpoint (both my parents were in A.A.) very real. I like that he didn't make any excuses about his problems or his writing.
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