#REVIEW On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, by Stephen King #4STARS

A great review and an awesome book. Thanks, Didi

Didi Oviatt -Author


This book isn’t at all what I thought it’d be. I went in expecting an English lesson, like a classroom style tutorial, and that wasn’t at all what it’s like. I suppose I should have known better, given King’s snarky attitude and approach of opinionated characters with completely out of the box (yet relatable) thought processes… I should have known that his own outlook would reflect such an angle to writing!

I listened to the book on Audible. He read himself which I thought was pretty cool. He actually has a good voice, so it was a breeze to listen to. Even sped up a bit.

The first section of the book was all about his life growing up, in school, in his first jobs, the beginning of his relationship with his wife and more. I really enjoyed getting to know King’s back story! He also…

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