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.
Posts about Stephen King
  • 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- 19 readers -
  • 5 Never-Fail Tips To Keep Creating Awesome Blog Content

    … putting down. Even better, do this first thing in the morning when you’ve got your coffee and you’re not really awake yet. This helps you to tap into your creative side. This isn’t just Heidi Cohen’s recommendation. It’s useful advice from Julia Cameron, Lori Goldberg, and Anne Lamont. Read their books on the craft of writing. This writing is just…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 19 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- 31 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- 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- 17 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- 13 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- 6 readers -
  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    … Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden, 1.76 percent Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom, 1.75 percent The Road, Cormac McCarthy, 1.73 percent Watership Down, Richard Adams, 1.72 percent A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith, 1.72 percent Where the Sidewalk Ends, Shel Silverstein, 1.68 percent The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson, 1.65 percent…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 7 readers -
  • This Writing GPS Helps You Create Ridiculously Good Content

    … collaborative editing software. So what? Because our new text editor makes it stupid-easy in three specific ways for those of you without a geek gene to easily collaborate from remote locales, without overwriting each other's stuff or losing earlier versions. So what? Because all that's a pain to deal with, and it causes a lot of frustration…

    MarketingProfsin Content- 8 readers -