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

    …. Follow Handley’s advice and you’ll become a better writer. On Writing by Stephen King. Love him or hate him, King is a master writer and storyteller. This book gives you an inside view on Stephen King’s views on writing and processes. It’s the kick in the pants most writers need. The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. This book is a broader approach…

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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

    ….) 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- 14 readers -
  • 10 Speedy Ways You Can Write Your Next Blog Post Faster

    … a reason swimmers like Michael Phelps and runners like Usain Bolt train for up to eight hours a day. The more you practice something the better and the faster you’ll get at it. If you write every day, it’ll feel natural to knock out a thousand words before your Corn Flakes. If you write a blog post once a month, it’s going to take several hours…

    Blogging Wizardin Content Blogging- 29 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…

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  • 3 Marketing Strategies for Writers Who Hate Marketing

    Let me tell you about David. He’s a professional writer (blogger, fiction writer, non-fiction writer, etc.) who doesn’t like marketing his work. He says his job is to write, not to promote, and that if he works hard enough on his art, then his readers will come. There’s just one problem. Only a few people have come across David’s work. And when they do, they don’t stay long.

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  • 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…

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  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    …, 3.38 percent The Book Thief, Markus Zusak, 3.32 percent Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, 3.26 percent Hamlet, William Shakespeare, 3.22 percent The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, 3.21 percent Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, 3.15 percent Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, 3.15 percent Animal Farm, George Orwell, 3.12 percent The Book…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 7 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…

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