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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft Chapter Summary & Analysis - C.V. Summary

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On Writing is part biography and part how-to. Stephen King writes about his childhood and young adulthood, relating stories that made him the writer he has become. Stephen King then moves into the mechanics of writing, offering advice and insight into a successful career that has worked so well for him but remains distant for thousands of others. On Writing is a poignant, educated, and inspiring book, a book that is sure to help hundreds of struggling writers and motivate still others who picked up the book not for inspiration, but curiosity.

Stephen King openly admitted he does not remember a great deal of his early childhood. However, Stephen King does remember how he had a lot of babysitters as a child since his single mother had to work to provide for the family. One of these babysitters would hit Stephen King with...

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