I used to love reading Stephen King books when I was in high school but I haven’t read his books at all in the past 15 years. I feel sad about that. Because I used to enjoy his books so much. I recently read On Writing and it made me like King even more. Of all the things he taught me in that book, my favorite was this little lesson: writing is something you sit down and do every day. You shut the door. You write your words. And you just do what you can. After a while, you open the door up and you go about your life. He didn’t make it seem like this epic, dramatic thing. It’s just something you do. Do you like that view on writing? I do.
I’m talking about this King: