On Writing

On Writing

Author: Stephen King

Publisher:

ISBN: 0743421043

Category: Authors, American

Page: 274

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Categories: Authors, American

On Writing

On Writing

The author shares his insights into the craft of writing and offers a humorous perspective on his own experience as a writer.

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743455961

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 325

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The author shares his insights into the craft of writing and offers a humorous perspective on his own experience as a writer.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Brief Writing Master Plan

Brief Writing Master Plan

461 Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Scribner, 2000), 200– 201. 462 King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, 201. 463 King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, 201. 464 King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, 208.

Author: Chinua Asuzu

Publisher: Partridge Publishing Singapore

ISBN: 9781543771190

Category: Education

Page: 693

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As much a sword as a shield, Brief-Writing Master Plan offers an unparalleled and unprecedented curriculum of written advocacy. It’s a sparkling, alchemical blend of doctrine, ethics, and skills. It recruits linguistics, logic, psychology, rhetoric, and semantics into the arsenal of learned advocacy. It contains the rhetorical wisdom of ages, pages, and sages. An advocate files a brief to persuade the judge to decide the lawsuit in favor of the advocate’s client. The keyword is persuade. Too often, advocates forget this and write to please themselves. They address themselves instead of the court. They write in chest-thumping prose and style. Advocates will do well to keep in mind that in advocacy, all that counts is persuading the judiciary. Hence, Brief-Writing Master Plan responds to the judicial wish list for advocates’ writing style and substance. This book is a transformative resource with the potential to accelerate court proceedings by easing judicial burdens and caseloads. A sober reflection on the advocate’s duty to the court, Brief-Writing Master Plan encourages professional candor, decency, and honesty. Writing as taught in this book will surely propel you to the top 1% of the global legal profession and secure your legacy.
Categories: Education

Writing for Life and Ministry

Writing for Life and Ministry

A Practical Guide to the Writing Process for Teachers and Preachers Brandon J O'Brien ... Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (New York: Pocket Books, 2000), 105. 2. Ibid., 106. 3. William Zinsser, On Writing Well: The ...

Author: Brandon J O'Brien

Publisher: Moody Publishers

ISBN: 9780802498694

Category: Religion

Page: 128

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Is Your Biggest Ministry Obstacle Writer’s Block? As an active member in ministry, writing is usually inevitable. Perhaps you approach these opportunities with excitement—or maybe you procrastinate to avoid the task altogether, your pages remaining forever blank. No matter how you feel about writing, approaching a project can be overwhelming. Knowing what to say can be as confusing as knowing where to begin. Perhaps for you, the first step in the writing process is simply to demystify the writing process, to realize that you are capable of accomplishing your projects. If so, then Writing for Life and Ministry is for you. Seasoned writer and writing coach Brandon J. O’Brien examines the obstacles that often inhibit ministry leaders from thriving as writers. Most importantly, he simplifies the writing process, so it is both accessible and flexible to fit your style. Don’t let the craft of writing keep you from flourishing in your ministries. With this resource, you’ll learn how to plan, draft, and revise. The included exercises will enable you to hone your craft and develop your skills. Best of all, you’ll be ready to tackle that writing project you’ve been putting off with confidence.
Categories: Religion

Writing in the Works 2016 MLA Update

Writing in the Works  2016 MLA Update

STEPHEN KING Stephen King's writing memoir, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, combines personal narrative with advice to writers. In the following excerpt, King tells how he ersonal narr ersonal narr made a sickly childhood year ...

Author: Susan Blau

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337517737

Category: Education

Page: 688

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In this fourth edition of WRITING IN THE WORKS, the authors have maintained their dual focus on writing as both an academic and practical tool. At the same time, they have updated the content and the spirit of the book for the contemporary writing environment. Students learn to write for the digital world—where visual and verbal messages are inseparable—and do so by exploring serious ideas that will engage a real-world audience. Throughout the book, and in three new chapters, the authors emphasize the skills of synthesizing, defining, and evaluating—skills central to the development of good academic writing and good real-world writing. Students are encouraged to take chances, think big thoughts, and practice skills which will prepare them to ride the global communications wave as more confident, capable writers. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2016 MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Categories: Education

Memoir Writing For Dummies

Memoir Writing For Dummies

See also ethics Morrison, Toni, 66 motivations of characters, 125 for writing memoir, 1, 14–15, 17–24, 29, ... 63, 338 On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (King), 64, 84 1001 Ways to Market Your Books (Kremer), 332 online resources.

Author: Ryan Van Cleave

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118414651

Category: Education

Page: 384

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The fast and easy way to write your memoir Memoir writing is a growing phenomenon, and not just bycelebrities and politicians. Everyone has a story to tell, andMemoir Writing For Dummies provides hopeful writers with thetools they need to share their life stories with the world andbecome published authors. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions—along withhelpful tips and advice on how to get published—MemoirWriting For Dummies shows you how to put pen to paper and honethe craft of writing a truly compelling memoir. You'll get adviceon how to explore your memories, map out your story, perfect yourplot, setting, character, and dialogue, and so much more. Includes tips on getting over writer's block Guides you through every step of the writing and editingprocesses Covers the best ways to market a finished memoir Packed with proven tips and writing tricks of the trade,Memoir Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need toensure your life story is never forgotten.
Categories: Education

On Writing and Publishing

On Writing and Publishing

For example, the American novelist and essayist Ursula K. Leguin's lesson-filled collection of essays No Time to Spare ... All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten (1989), and Stephen King's On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (2000).

Author: Lillian Cui Garcia

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781664198876

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

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In this memoir, the author looks back to how even as she grew up thinking and speaking Cebuano, a major language in the Philippines, she somehow found her first literary voice in the poems she wrote in English, the language of instruction in the educational system she attended. She traces how her poetic self-expression in English soon evolved into writing personal essays through high school and college and how this progressed into writing academic articles to keep her teaching position at a university in the Philippines. She then narrates how her academic writing background incalculably facilitated her career as a government researcher and college instructor during more than 3 decades of her 43-year permanent residency in Canada. Interweaving the stories of her writing experience with recollections of family and work-life in the Philippines and Canada, she draws her journey to a full circle with her once again writing literary pieces and putting them together in the three memoirs she had self-published since 2019.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Writing Nonfiction

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Writing Nonfiction

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. New York, NY: Scribner, 2000. Kramer, Mark, and Wendy Call, eds. Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writer's Guide from the Neiman Foundation at Harvard University. New York, NY: Plume, 2007.

Author: Christina Boufis

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241885451

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 266

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Narrative nonfiction, also known as creative nonfiction or literary nonfiction, is true stories told using literary techniques and creativity. Narrative nonfiction essays are often featured in magazines such as Esquire, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Harper's. Book-length narrative nonfiction works have grown in popularity since Truman Capote published In Cold Blood in 1965. Nonfiction works such as Into Thin Air, The Orchid Thief, The Perfect Storm, and Seabiscuit have smashed sales records and brought the genre into focus for the mainstream. With the rise of self-publishing and blogs comes a new generation of writers who want to tell their stories to a wider audience. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Writing Nonfiction gives narrative nonfiction writers the instruction and tools they need to elevate their storytelling to an art form that appeals to more readers. In this book readers learn: - What narrative nonfiction is - The literary building blocks of narrative nonfiction - How to research nonfiction subjects - Tricks for remembering details of events from one's own life story - How to conduct interviews for a book or article - How to find inspiration when writing nonfiction stories - Word choice and grammar help - How to overcome roadblocks such as stalled motivation and inhibitions when writing about real, living people - How to craft several types of narrative nonfiction by example - How to find markets for their work and get published In addition, author Christina Boufis interviews successful narrative nonfiction writers in many subgenres and gets their insights on what inspires them and how they overcome their own obstacles.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Mass Market Fiction and the Crisis of American Liberalism 1972 2017

Mass Market Fiction and the Crisis of American Liberalism  1972   2017

Stephen King's On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (1999) produces another variation of this hinge effect. Following an accident in which he is nearly killed, King returns to his unfinished Do-It-Yourself treatise with a decidedly ...

Author: Michael J. Blouin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319893877

Category: Social Science

Page: 253

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Mass-Market Fiction and the Crisis of American Liberalism, 1972–2017 tracks the transformation of liberal thought in the contemporary United States through the unique lens of the popular paperback. The book focuses on cultural shifts as they appear in works written by some of the most widely-read authors of the last fifty years: the idea of love within a New Economy (Danielle Steel), the role of government in scientific inquiry (Michael Crichton), entangled political alliances and legacies in the aftermath of the 1960s (Tom Clancy), the restructured corporation (John Grisham), and the blurred line between state and personal empowerment (Dean Koontz). To address the current crisis, this book examines how the changed character of American liberalism has been rendered legible for a mass audience.
Categories: Social Science

The Gift of Memoir

The Gift of Memoir

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1986. Hale, Constance. Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wicked Good Prose. New York: Broadway Books, 1999. Hunter, Allan G. Write Your Memoir: The Soul Work ...

Author: Diane Taylor

Publisher: BPS Books

ISBN: 9781772360073

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 184

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The Gift of Memoir is a wonderful guide for Memoir Writing. I especially appreciate how Taylor examines the memoirs of historic, well-known or highly-controversial people for examples of good craft and content, and to illustrate the many quirks and magnificence of the human journey.” –Pegi Eyers, author of Ancient Spirit Rising “Every writer can benefit from reading Diane Taylor’s wonderfully clear, down-to-earth, practical, and inspiring book. But for the memoirist, in particular, Taylor’s expertise is invaluable.” –Philip Marchand, National Post columnist and author of Ghost Empire: How the French Almost Conquered North America The Gift of Memoir is Diane Taylor's gift to writers of every kind, but especially those with a personal or family story to tell. In words that are themselves a stellar example of literary craftsmanship, Taylor shows writers how to show up, open up, and write. She shares moving stories from her own adventurous life. Her short chapters, full of practical advice and inspiring examples, cover such topics as: Establishing a writing ritual Why write memoir? Joining a writing community for diversity and connection Telling the truth when you aren’t sure Journaling to unlock the soul How to approach traumatic events Four strategies to retrieve memories The ingredients of a good anecdote The several senses, not just five, for vivid writing How to choose a form that fits your writing The revision process
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines