Secret Windows: Essays and Fiction On The Craft Of WritingStephen King
...Exclusive Book-Of-The-Month-Club anthology of hard to find non-fiction pieces, little known interviews, short stories, and articles about writing for those looking for direction on how to find their own "windows" – or for anyone wishing to be touched by Stephen King's humor and wisdom...
Included in this collection are unpublished early fiction (very early; King was 12 when he wrote "Jumper" and"Rush Call"; a pre-Carrie article with tips for selling stories to men's magazines ("The Horror Writer and the Ten Bears: A True Story"); advice to his son on writing ( with the look-twice title "Great Hookers I Have Known"); recommendations to teen readers in a "Seventeen" article ("What Stephen King Does For Love"); a long chapter from his wonderful treatise on the horror genre ("Horror Fiction" from Danse Macabre); and even a first-time-in-print short story, "In The Deathroom"(just for fun).
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Stephen King (born 1947) is an American writer of contemporary horror fiction, science fiction, and fantasy literature. An estimated 300-350 million copies of King's novels and short story anthologies have been sold, and many of his stories have been adapted for film, television, and other media.
Stephen King has written a number of books using the pen name Richard Bachman.
In 2003 the National Book Foundation awarded Stephen King the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
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