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…

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  • 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- 11 readers -
  • 10 Speedy Ways You Can Write Your Next Blog Post Faster

    … and social proof. Don’t risk burn out. Then later on, when your subconsciousness least expects it, creep back up to your desk, quietly open your word processor and write before your subconsciousness knows what’s going on. 10. Organise your research and notes The best blog posts link to other blog posts, cite scientific studies, or provide some…

    Blogging Wizardin Content Blogging- 27 readers -
  • Dazzle & Connect With Your Audience with these 7 Storytelling Strategies

    …, and philosophy, and you’ll have plenty to talk about” The night of the date came, and so did the awkward silence. Recalling his father’s advice, he quickly asked about food: “Mary, do you like asparagus?” “No,” she replied. “I don’t really care for it.” Met with more silence, he asked about family: “Mary, do you have any brothers…

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  • 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- 12 readers -
  • 3 Marketing Strategies for Writers Who Hate Marketing

    … more value from your work. Strategy #3: Write Guest Blog Posts You’re a forward-looking writer committed to the art of blogging. You know how important it is to have a digital presence, and that blogging helps you practice your craft. Writing guest blog posts for high-profile websites is a great way to market your writing. When you write…

    Firepole Marketing Blogin EMail- 9 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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- 6 readers -
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