Stephen king how to write

The end result is a Frankenproduct that contains a mishmash of random features.

Stephen king how to write

They instead use short words in powerful ways. Getting happy okay? You don't have to be a fan of King's writing to appreciate the wisdom within the pages of this book. When is that? Don't use big words when small ones work. You become a writer simply by reading and writing. I wrote and published a small satiric newspaper called The Village Vomit. Fear is the only thing keeping you from being great. Read wherever you can. Take a break. Passive voice is when the subject of the sentence is acted upon rather than performing the action.

This is like dressing up your household pet in evening clothes. What is talent?

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But how do we achieve It— both the the book and that elusive and indefinable factor? When it comes to fiction, it is the law.

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An agent? Just keep it simple. Paragraphs are maps of intent. Then review what was said very carefully. Avoid adverbs. Avoid adverbs. Don't use big words when small ones work.

If you have one on your lawn, it looks pretty and unique. Tell the truth.

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Every one of us faces failure. Some of you are calling me one crass money-fixated creep.

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Stick to your own style.

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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King