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A Book Review -- Revival by Stephen King

Regular readers will know that I have no love for Stephen King’s recent efforts.  And by recent, I mean most of what he has written for the past 10-15 years.  393 more words

Featured Video and Thoughts: "Stephen King on The Craft of Short Story Writing"

This old Stephen King video interview was pretty darn enlightening. As usual, Mr. King offers a rather grounded-in-reality perspective on the difference between short fiction and novel-length and making the transition from one to the other. 181 more words

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Writing with T & A: Psychic Vampires

If you’ve been writing for a while, you’ve no doubt run into a psychic vampire or two. These passive-aggressive hangers-on will, if allowed, suck your life force away, all the while paying you compliments, asking for advice, and creating drama meant to suck you into their world and make you worry about their well-being. 1,655 more words

Horror

Writing with T & A: Psychic Vampires

If you’ve been writing for a while, you’ve no doubt run into a psychic vampire or two. These passive-aggressive hangers-on will, if allowed, suck your life force away, all the while paying you compliments, asking for advice, and creating drama meant to suck you into their world and make you worry about their well-being. 1,657 more words

Horror

Book Review: The Talisman

Title:  The Talisman

Authors: Stephen King and Peter Straub

Publisher: Pocket Books

Genre: Fantasy/Horror

Rating: 3 1/2 stars out of 5

Anyone who’s read my blog knows that Stephen King is probably my favorite author. 307 more words

Novels

The Most Important Thing You Need to Be a Writer

J.K. Rowling:

The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary. 697 more words

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Modeling vs. Mimicking: Stop cramming your feet in that dead guy's shoes

Want to be as successful as Stephen King? Do what he does. His methods aren’t a secret. He wrote them down in a book ( 181 more words