Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books. King has published fifty novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and five non-fiction books. He has written nearly two hundred short stories, most of which have been collected in nine collections of short fiction. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine.King has received Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards, and British Fantasy Society Awards.
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  • Actionable Marketing Guide Summer Reading List

    …, is the need to write and communicate well. For that reason, I think it’s important to include a few of my favorites. Everyone Writes by Ann Handley. I didn’t believe it when Ann Handley confided in me when she was writing this easy-to-consume book on writing. But I’m eating my words. This book should be a must-read for high school and college students…

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  • What’s Your Angle? Crafting Unique Content Ideas

    …, although a different etymology, presents a more useful way to think of your content. …good story ideas seem to come quite literally from nowhere… Two previously unrelated ideas come together and make something new under the sun. Your job isn’t to find these ideas but to recognize them when they show up. —Stephen King: On Writing Think of two…

    Jonathan Crossfield/ Jonathan Crossfieldin Content- 24 readers -
  • 5 Never-Fail Tips To Keep Creating Awesome Blog Content

    … for you. It’s not for an audience. Bear in mind: “Writing requires commitment.” According to Anne Lamont On Late Night With Stephen Colbert, author Stephen King made the point that writing inspiration isn’t like lightening. It doesn’t just strike. You need to practice writing so that you can take advantage of inspiration when you get it! Check…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 32 readers -
  • 10 Speedy Ways You Can Write Your Next Blog Post Faster

    … Stephen King says, “To write is human, to edit is divine.” Editing is when you take that messy first draft of your blog post, tidy it up and get it ready for the world. However, editing is also a later part of the process of writing. Professional writers don’t stop after every sentence to go back and see if they got it right. Okay, maybe some…

    Blogging Wizardin Content Blogging- 36 readers -
  • Dazzle & Connect With Your Audience with these 7 Storytelling Strategies

    … more color to your stories. The time you drove past three gas stations and then ended up on the side of the road with an empty tank can later highlight to your staff the importance of checking email notifications or, to your investor, how your new app will save people from disaster. 7. Internal and external components Just as Stephen King said…

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  • Last-minute Guide to 2014’s Best New Books for Content Marketers

    … aspect of writing, but the two themes to which she frequently returns are the need for brevity and clarity – the keys to writing for today’s primarily online readers. Recommended for: It would be easier to describe who wouldn’t benefit from this book (Stephen King, for example). Everybody Writes is a tightly organized, easy-to-read conversation…

    Content Marketing Institutein Content- 14 readers -
  • 8 Books On Writing Every Marketer Should Read

    … of the greatest writers of our time. Any Shakespeare play is suitable, Titus Andronicus just happens to be one of my favourites. If you're thinking I'm crazy to suggest reading some outdated English gibberish, look at it this way: what you're trying to accomplish is way less complicated. 7. On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft By Stephen King…

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  • 3 Marketing Strategies for Writers Who Hate Marketing

    … have a large social media following (or if you’re just stuck), communities like the APE: Authors, Publishers, Entrepreneurs group will help you pick a great title or book cover. And if you don’t believe that writers should use social media, check out what Paulo Coelho is doing. Or Neil Gaiman. Or Stephen King. Strategy #2: Email Your Readers Email…

    Firepole Marketing Blogin EMail- 18 readers -
  • 5 Ways to Become a Better Writer

    … person. 5. Read, read, read. Write, write, write. Good writers are readers. They read books. You become a better writer by reading good writing, and bad writing too. Stephen King: “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” So there you have it. Five ways to become a better writer…

    Angela Booth/ Angela Booth's Creativity Factoryin Google Twitter YouTube- 7 readers -
  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    … Finn, Mark Twain, 1.61 percent The Shack, William P. Young, 1.58 percent Watchmen, Alan Moore, 1.56 percent Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice, 1.55 percent The Odyssey, Homer, 1.54 percent The House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende, 1.54 percent The Stranger, Albert Camus, 1.53 percent Call of the Wild, Jack London, 1.52 percent The Five People You…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 11 readers -
  • This Writing GPS Helps You Create Ridiculously Good Content

    … up front—because you want the reader to recognize and relate to an issue. 6. Produce The Ugly First Draft. Producing The Ugly First Draft (TUFD) is basically where you show up and throw up. Write badly. Write as if no one will ever read it. (Stephen King calls this "writing with the door closed.") Don't worry about grammar, complete sentences…

    MarketingProfsin Content- 10 readers -
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