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.
Posts about Stephen King
  • 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…

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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- 9 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…

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  • 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…

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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…

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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…

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  • 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…

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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

    … Gaiman, 2.42 percent Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls, 2.41 percent Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert Heinlein, 2.39 percent The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett, 2.38 percent Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder, 2.35 percent The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas, 2.31 percent Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett, 2.31…

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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…

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