Over the last week, I've devoured two books on writing: Stephen King's 'On Writing - A Memoir of the Craft', and Ursula K. Le Guin's 'Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story'. Both are excellent, and I would highly recommend both books to anyone looking for inspiration and practical tips on… Continue reading Great books on writing, by Stephen King & Ursula K. Le Guin
Writing is a kind of way of speaking, and I hear it and I think a lot of readers hear it, too. And so the sounds of the language and the rhythm and the cadence of the sentences are very powerful. - Ursula K. Le Guin, in an interview with NPR There are a lot… Continue reading Writing & listening – style, flow & rhythm
I saw this lovely quote by Stephen King on a Tumblr blog I follow this morning. It made me feel better, on what has been a rather wet and miserable day so far.