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

    … to market and sell products. It’s the grandfather of thinking in this category. The New Rules of Marketing and PR by David Meerman Scott. This is one of the early books on online marketing and social media. It’s worth your time as an overview. My students either loved it or found it too elementary. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell. Gladwell…

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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- 18 readers -
  • 5 Never-Fail Tips To Keep Creating Awesome Blog Content

    … out King’s spoof on writing video. If you want to go a step further, like Neil Patel, you can polish your typing skills to reduce the effort to compose your ideas onto a computer. Need another example that writing experience and dexterity matter? Peter Shankman’s been using a keyboard to take notes since he was in middle school. 2. Record every…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 14 readers -
  • 10 Speedy Ways You Can Write Your Next Blog Post Faster

    … evidence that backs up the writer’s point. This research takes time. I save my notes, ideas and research in Evernote for reference while writing my posts. I keep: blog posts articles giveaways from mailing lists quotes scientific papers You don’t have to use Evernote, but having a tool or a system for your research, ideas…

    Blogging Wizardin Content Blogging- 28 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

    … 2012, May 2013, December 2013, June 2014), content marketing success often involves books addressing topics like management, sales, writing, and visual thinking. The following are my choices for the best new books published this year. You’ll find both familiar favorite authors and several interesting new authors adding their voices and perspectives…

    Content Marketing Institutein Content- 9 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…

    Kari Pritchard/ Search Engine People Blog- 13 readers -
  • 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- 10 readers -
  • 5 Ways to Become a Better Writer

    Everyone wants to become a better writer today. No, not “a writer”. A better writer, because no matter who you are, these days, your life involves writing. You may not like it. You may struggle against it, but today business is 24-hour, non-stop, and global. You need to communicate often, and do it well. Preferably, without slamming your head against your desk, and wishing you were dead.

    Angela Booth/ Angela Booth's Creativity Factory- 4 readers -
  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    … A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin, 1.65 percent Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Judy Blume, 1.65 percent Charlotte’s Web, E.B. White, 1.64 percent The Time Traveler’s Wife, Audrey Niffenegger, 1.63 percent Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, 1.62 percent Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 1.62 percent The Adventures of Huckleberry…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 6 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- 7 readers -
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