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Stephen King Writing Tips Posts

Tuesday March 29, 2011 at 2:54pm
Stephen King Writing Tips from his book On Writing, first published in the UK by Hodder and Stoughton, one of The Next Big Author's Participating publishers.1. "I believe the first draft of a book — even a long one — should take no more than three months…Any longer and — for me, at least — the story begins to take on an odd foreign feel, like a dispatch from the Romanian Department of Public Affairs, or something broadcast on high-band shortwave duiring a peri....
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