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

    … to it. I love the core thesis: You get more satisfaction from setting goals and working to achieve them. The winners are the people who set high bars and achieve. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. I picked this book up in an airport. I was intrigued. I like that it made me understand how to create and change habits. Getting Things Done by David…

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  • What’s Your Angle? Crafting Unique Content Ideas

    We’re drowning in a flood of content. Whatever your interest, there is enough content published every day and vying for your attention that you could never hope to discover it all—let alone consume it. Yet most content marketing struggles to stand out and attract an audience because it often lacks a unique or effective angle.

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  • 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- 30 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- 35 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- 14 readers -
  • 8 Books On Writing Every Marketer Should Read

    … might want to flip through for inspiration or to help refine your writing. 1. The Elements Of Style By William Strunk Jr. & E.B. White. These days this book is often touted as being old and out of date (it was originally published in the early 18th century). It might sound like a total snooze fest, but this book gives an extensive and still…

    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- 17 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- 7 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…

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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- 10 readers -
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