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Secret windows : essays and fiction on the craft of writing

Author: Stephen King; Peter Straub
Publisher: New York : Book-of-the Month Club, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an exlcusive 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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Stephen King; Stephen King; Stephen King
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen King; Peter Straub
OCLC Number: 45535563
Description: 433 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Dave's Rag : "Jumper," "Rush call" --
"The horror market writer and the ten bears : a true story" --
Foreword to Night shift --
"On becoming a brand name" --
"Horror fiction" from Danse macabre --
"An evening at the Billerica [Massachusetts] Library" --
"The ballad of the flexible bullet" --
"How it happened" --
"Banned books and other concerns : The Virginia Beach lecture" --
"Turning the thumbscrews on the reader" --
"'Ever et raw meat?' and other weird questions" --
A new introduction to John Fowles's The collector --
"What Stephen King does for love" --
"Two past midnight : a note on 'Secret window, secret garden'" --
Introduction to Jack Ketchum's The girl next door --
"Great hookers I have known" --
"A night at the Royal Festival Hall" : Muriel Gray interviews Stephen King --
"An evening with Stephen King" --
"In the deathroom."
Responsibility: Stephen King ; introduction by Peter Straub.

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This is an exlcusive 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.

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