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

    … for understanding the referenced books. Ryan Holiday. Holmes has a monthly emailing delivering his take on his current reading. This guy has gotten reading down to a science. His tastes tend towards biographies and histories. Print magazines Yes, my husband still pays cold hard cash for the print editions of these 3 publications. While I don’t…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohen- 19 readers -
  • 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- 21 readers -
  • 5 Never-Fail Tips To Keep Creating Awesome Blog Content

    ….) Don’t like old school idea capture methods? Try Word or Google Docs, Evernote or Trello. Michael Hyatt is a fan of Evernote and the bloggers at Buffer like Trello. Alternatively, you can use your smartphone’s voice recorder (although you do need to transcribe it later.) And, don’t forget voice recognition software. It’s getting smarter and better…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 23 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- 32 readers -
  • Dazzle & Connect With Your Audience with these 7 Storytelling Strategies

    … to spit out a logical understanding. A break in that linear pattern is like a splash of icy water on your face. That’s why movies like The Sixth Sense, Fight Club, Romeo & Juliet are capturing. The twist endings created a mental pattern break. It doesn’t need to happen at the end. A paradoxical opening statement for a speech is a common…

    Stacey Roberts/ @ProBlogger- 16 readers -
  • 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- 10 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- 18 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- 16 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

    … Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, 5.26 percent Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte, 5.23 percent The Stand, Stephen King, 5.11 percent Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell, 4.95 percent A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle, 4.38 percent The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood, 4.27 percent The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis, 4.05 percent…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • This Writing GPS Helps You Create Ridiculously Good Content

    … on MarketingProfs or AnnHandley.com, and I use it to create my monthly column in Entrepreneur magazine. Also, I've used it to cobble together the bones of video scripts and presentations, as well as longer memo-style emails. I dig into each one deeper in Everybody Writes, but here's the CliffsNotes version. 1. Goal. What's your business goal? What are you trying…

    MarketingProfsin Content- 8 readers -
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