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In On Writing, King is critical of Lovecraft's dialogue-writing skills, using passages from The Colour Out of Space as particularly poor examples.
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Posthumous Portrait of Percy Shelley | Shelley Writing Prometheus Unbound ( Shelley ) | Prometheus Unbound ( 1845 ) On 17 September 1820, Severn set sail onboard the Maria Crowther from England to Italy with the famous English poet John Keats.
She is the author of a number of works of science fiction, fantasy and feminist literary criticism such as How to Suppress Women's Writing, as well as a contemporary novel, On Strike Against God, and one children's book, Kittatinny.
Russ is the subject of Farah Mendlesohn's book On Joanna Russ and Jeanne Cortiel's Demand My Writing: Joanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction.
On 7 August 2012, Stephenson released a collection of essays and other previously published fiction entitled Some Remarks: Essays and Other Writing.
After five operations in ten days and physical therapy, King resumed work on On Writing in July, though his hip was still shattered and he could only sit for about forty minutes before the pain became worse.
But after finding that his book On Writing had more useful and observant things to say about the craft than any book since Strunk and White's The Elements of Style, I have gotten over my own snobbery.
In 2008, King's book On Writing was ranked 21st on Entertainment Weekly list of " The New Classics: The 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008 ".
In 1997, Gelbart published his memoir, Laughing Matters: On Writing M * A * S * H, Tootsie, Oh, God!
* He was the subject of four documentary films by Robert Snyder ; The Henry Miller Odyssey ( 90 minutes ), Henry Miller: Reflections On Writing ( 47 minutes ), and Henry Miller Reads and Muses ( 60 minutes ).
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King, published in 2000, is a memoir of the prolific author's experiences as a writer, and also serves as a guide book for those who choose to enter the craft.
In 2008, Entertainment Weekly listed On Writing 21st on their list of The New Classics: Books – The 100 best reads from 1983 to 2008, making it King's only entry.
The first section of On Writing is an Autobiography mainly about King ’ s early exposure to writing, and his childhood attempts at writing.
In the United Kingdom paperback version, a short story by Garret Adams entitled " Jumper " was included at the end of the book, which was the winner of the On Writing competition.
Material about King can also be found in his own partly autobiographical On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft ( 2000 ), as well as scattered throughout King's Danse Macabre ( 1981 ).
" In his book On Writing, Stephen King recounts his experience working for John Gould at the Lisbon Enterprise, a weekly newspaper that Gould published.
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On arrival at headquarters he had, however -- in King Stanislas' words to Glayre -- `` found such favor with Pe Potemkin that he made him his aide-de-camp and up to now does not want him to go join Paul Jones.
On 31 December 1809, a decree of King Maximilian of Bavaria granted the city a new coat of arms, as a recognition of their ( mainly humanitarian and logistic ) services in the Battle of Abensberg the same year.
On 15 January 1941, Alfonso XIII abdicated his rights to the Spanish throne in favour of his third ( of four ), but second-surviving, son Juan, father of the current King, Juan Carlos.
On 23 April 1196, King Béla III died and he left the Kingdom of Hungary unportioned to his eldest son, Emeric, while Andrew inherited a large amount of money in order to fulfill his father's Crusader oath.
On the way home, he negotiated with King Levon I of Armenia, the Emperor Theodore I Laskaris of Nicaea and Tsar Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria and arranged several marriage contracts between his children and the courts he visited.
On opening night ( 10 December 1896 ), with traditionalists and the avant-garde in the audience, King Ubu ( played by Firmin Gémier ) stepped forward and intoned the opening word, " Merdre!
On August 30, 2011, Sports Illustrated senior writer Peter King, who correctly predicted the 2011 Super Bowl, made his predictions for the 2011 season and picked the Falcons to defeat the San Diego Chargers in the 2012 Super Bowl.
On more than one occasion, Judge told the writers that one of their ideas for an episode of King of the Hill would work well for Beavis and Butt-Head ; eventually he concluded, " Maybe we should just actually make some good Beavis and Butt-Head episodes.
On 2 September, Skippon, having been told that his infantry were unable to break out as the cavalry had done, and having been offered generous terms by the King, surrendered 6, 000 infantry and all his army's guns and train.
On 8 August 1356, the eldest son of King Edward III of England, crowned as the Prince of Wales but now known as Edward, the Black Prince, began a great chevauchée, conducting many scorched earth raids northwards from the English base in Aquitaine, in an effort to bolster his troops in central France, as well as to raid and ravage the countryside.
On his return to Naples, Nelson was greeted with a triumphal procession led by King Ferdinand IV and Sir William Hamilton and was introduced for only the third time to Sir William's wife Emma, Lady Hamilton, who fainted violently at the meeting, and apparently took several weeks to recover from her injuries.
* On the Fastrack-About the misadventures at Fastrack, Inc., On the Fastrack has been distributed by King Features Syndicate since 1984.
On 7 June 1753, King George II gave his formal assent to the Act of Parliament which established the British Museum.
On Halgaver Moor ( Goats ' Moor ) near Bodmin there was once an annual carnival in July which was on one occasion attended by King Charles II.
On the death of King Gontram, the succession passed to his nephew, Childebert II, son of Brunehault.
On his arrival at Milan in 612, Columbanus met with a kindly welcome from Lombard King Agilulf and Queen Theodelinda.
On one occasion in 1709, for instance, Frederick IV of Denmark, also paid them a visit and he was greeted as their King.
On May 25, 1577, King Philip II of Spain ordered by royal cédula the preparation of a general description of Spain's holdings in the Indies.
On 8 May it proclaimed that King Charles II had been the lawful monarch since the execution of Charles I in January 1649.
On the same day the French King Louis XII named Cesare Duke of Valentinois, and this title, along with his former position as Cardinal of Valencia, explains the nickname " Valentino ".
On 15 November 1908 King Léopold II of Belgium formally relinquished personal control of the Congo Free State.
On Jordanian side, three international franchises have opened seaside resort hotels near the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center along the eastern coast of the Dead Sea.
On 4 August 1265 Montfort faced an army led by Prince Edward ( the later King Edward I ) and the powerful earl of Gloucester, who had recently defected to the royalist side, at the Battle of Evesham.