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…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohen- 14 readers -
  • What’s Your Angle? Crafting Unique Content Ideas

    … because my brain has just smashed together two completely different ideas. For example, last year I finally read Frankenstein. As I was reading, my mind wandered to the work I had to do that day, and BAM. Suddenly, I’m scribbling down an idea for an article. The target reader would be content marketers. The topic would be repurposing content…

    Jonathan Crossfield/ Jonathan Crossfieldin Content- 19 readers -
  • 5 Never-Fail Tips To Keep Creating Awesome Blog Content

    … for you. It’s not for an audience. Bear in mind: “Writing requires commitment.” According to Anne Lamont On Late Night With Stephen Colbert, author Stephen King made the point that writing inspiration isn’t like lightening. It doesn’t just strike. You need to practice writing so that you can take advantage of inspiration when you get it! Check…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 16 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- 30 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…

    Stacey Roberts/ @ProBlogger- 15 readers -
  • 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

    … relevant history in to the English language. Don't believe me? Time magazine included it in their 2011 rundown of all-time 100 non-fiction books. 2. Spunk And Bite By Arthur Plotnik. Consider this little ditty the big older brother of Strunk and White's (get it?) Elements of Style. Plotnik's is a bit of a bully when it comes to commenting on Strunk…

    Kari Pritchard/ Search Engine People Blog- 15 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

    … against your desk, and wishing you were dead. Let’s look at five ways you can become a better writer. 1. Keep it Short Steve Jobs was a genius. He knew good writing, and how to write. He kept it short. You don’t need to confine yourself to one-word answers in your email messages, as Steve did in in the message here, but it couldn’t hurt. Here…

    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- 7 readers -
  • This Writing GPS Helps You Create Ridiculously Good Content

    … experience? 4. Organize. What structure helps communicate your point? Some options are a list, a how-to guide, a client narrative, a Q&A, a contrarian view, a skeptical approach, how-to, case study… and so on. Organize the outline or general architecture that suits that type of story best. 5. Write to one person. Imagine the one person…

    MarketingProfsin Content- 8 readers -
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