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Stephen King’s “On Writing”

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
Posted in Reviews by Joel Gross

I am reading Stephen King’s book “On Writing” now and am enjoying it. He talks about some of the basics of what makes a good writer  (build your toolbox, read 4-6 hours a day, know the fundamentals, write constantly, read Strunk & White, avoid -ly’s).

I have been trying to read all non-fiction lately and it has been tough. Stories are how people learn and books that aren’t stories are much slower.  Without a plot to drive the reader through the book, the reader needs his own motivation.