Stephen King interviewed in-depth by Mark Lawson on BBC4

I just discovered this in-depth interview with Stephen King done by Mark Lawson on BBC4.   No matter what your opinion about King’s work, this is a useful in-depth exploration of what it’s like to be a fiction writer.  King talks about a writer’s life and how much of it goes into fiction, about the desperation of wanting to be a writer, blunt commentary on his first published book CARRIE, the struggle of being a novelist when you’re a teacher, the marketing labels put on writers, the difference between how genre writers are treated in America versus England, etc. etc.

This was a lot of fun to watch with a big mug of tea. Sort of like visiting your successful Uncle and his guest, and listening to them chat about the writer’s life before dinner.

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