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Book #2-On Writing by Stephen King

At the top of most writers’ list of must-own books is Stephen King’s On Writing. Yes, Stephen King—author of Carrie, The Shining, The Stand, Misery, and fifty-four other novels, six nonfiction books, and about two hundred short stories. If anyone

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Writing Fiction

“Creating people and their life’s stories through my writing is as close to magic as I’ll ever get again.” ― Dori Ann Dupré Let me start with a disclaimer: I am not a novelist. I write nonfiction books. I coach and

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Learning to Write

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” —Ernest Hemingway There is a long-running debate about talent: Are we born with it, or do we acquire it? Was

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How to Keep Your Reader Hooked

“The most difficult thing in the world is to make things simple enough, and enticing enough, to cause readers to turn the page.” —Helen Gurley Brown Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, think pieces or whimsy, Web copy or blog

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Going Solo / Chapter 21: Style/Genre

style (stìl) noun The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed: a style of speech and writing. The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or

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