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Stephen King: Maine Governor Is A 'Bigot, A Homophobe, And A Racist'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.28.2016 | Politics

Novelist Stephen King called Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) a “bigot, homophobe and a racist” on Saturday, after a week in which the governor made sev...

7 Books That Take You Inside the Strange and Wonderful World of Carnivals

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.18.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf Come one, come all! Step right up and see what's under the big top! Try your luck at a game of chance! Few thin...

Pennywise The Clown Gets A Terrifying New Look For New 'It' Film

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.17.2016 | Entertainment

Ho-ly crap. We are bound to have nightmares tonight. On Tuesday, Entertainment Weekly shared a first look at the new Pennywise, the villain from the ...

Famous Writers Reveal Their Unattainable First Crushes

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 07.14.2016 | OWN

Whoever the object of your prepubescent passion, you’ll recognize the pangs of longing in the new essay collection Crush, in which 37 writers gush a...

A 10th Anniversary Diamond for Ageless Books

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 05.26.2016 | Books
Kim Michele Richardson

A diamond list of magnificent literary works celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year.

Over 450 Authors, Including Stephen King, Sign Petition Against Trump

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts

Stephen King and Michael Chabon are among the writers who signed an open letter to the American people, addressing their concerns about Donald Trump...

15 Expert Hacks for Wannabe Successful New Writers

Yusuff Busayo | Posted 05.23.2016 | Arts
Yusuff Busayo

How can new writers become successful online or offline?

The Key to Good Writing is Reading

Quora | Posted 05.03.2016 | Books
Quora

What should one do to improve his writing skills? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered...

'Ghost' Caught On Camera At Hotel That Inspired 'The Shining'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.15.2016 | Weird News

A visitor to the hotel that inspired Stephen King to write "The Shining" has snapped a photo of what some believe is a ghost. Henry Yau took a panoram...

If Stephen King Wrote Children's Books

Nicole Johnson | Posted 04.06.2016 | Parents
Nicole Johnson

As I was pulled into the world of child-friendly stories, I found myself wondering what life would have been like if Stephen King had written children's books.

Best and Most Beautiful Things Premieres at SXSW

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

One of the year's most touching documentary films, Best and Most Beautiful Things, makes its world premiere this month at SXSW. A provocative and joy...

15 Novels About Survival

Dennis Miller | Posted 02.19.2016 | Books
Dennis Miller

With the popularity of The Revenant, The Martian and The Hunger Games, survival is as popular as ever. In these 15 novels, men and women are forced to pit their strength, skill and brains against the forces of nature, evil and each other.

'Interior Darkness,' A Conversation with Peter Straub

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.16.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Peter Straub needs no lengthy introduction. As a novelist and poet, he has received many literary honors including the Bram Stoker Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the International Horror Guild Award.

The Presidential Candidate Who Scares Horror Master Stephen King

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.18.2016 | Politics

Stephen King has made a career out of horror, giving chills to the millions who've read his books and watched the films and TV shows based on his stor...

Author Laura Drake on Indie v.s. Traditional Publishing, Cowboys and Why She Loves Her Motorcycle

Holly Robinson | Posted 01.15.2016 | Books
Holly Robinson

"I'd have to say my art imitates my life. I've always been one to throw myself off cliffs. Not because I'm brave, but because I can't stop myself; that's how I learn best."

Why Stephen King is My Favorite Undead Author

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 01.04.2016 | Books
Kara Post-Kennedy

Last night, as I crawled into bed with a cup of tea and The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, the latest tome from my #onetruelove Stephen King, I had not only a wonderful sense of anticipation, but also of serenity.

Addicted to Audio

Joseph Olshan | Posted 12.29.2015 | Books
Joseph Olshan

In the last few years I've become dependent on audiobooks to the point that now I'm often listening to novels more than I'm reading them. According to the New York Times, audiobook sales were up 38% in 2015, and more and more people are binge listening.

The Art of Writing and the Art of Life

Off The Shelf | Posted 12.28.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

I have two confessions to make. First, my greatest aspiration is to someday be a novelist. Second, Stephen King is my favorite writer--but this is not really a confession, as I'm proud of it and everyone who knows me knows this.

Baritone Brian Mulligan - Bracing Up for 'The Fall of the House of Usher' at San Francisco Opera

Sean Martinfield | Posted 12.03.2015 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Opening Tuesday, December 8 at San Francisco Opera is the U.S. premiere of a double-bill of Gothic horror - two versions of Edgar Allan Poe's classic ...

Bruce Willis in 'Misery': In Bed With His Number One Fan

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.22.2015 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Don't expect Die Hard Bruce Willis in his Broadway debut in Misery at the Broadhurst Theater.

Bruce Willis, Laurie Metcalf Star in "Misery" on Broadway

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 11.16.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Obsession is a dangerous thing. It fills your intestines with knots as you twist and turn trying not to think of someone or something, begging to escape into any other headspace than the one where that someone or something exists.

11 Exceptional Audiobooks for Your Every Mood

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.12.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

If our last two brilliant and fantastic audiobook lists haven't convinced you that listening to a great audiobook is a fully satisfying experience, the eleven on this list -- which are hilarious, thrilling, informative, and inspirational -- will surely do the trick.

Seventeen Best Attractions in Maine's Inland Cities

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Many scenes in King's books are drawn from actual attractions and places here. But perhaps the most popular of King's "sites" is his deep coral colored Victorian home, fenced in by black wrought iron spider webs, bats and a big capital K on hefty gates.

What Does it Mean to Be a 'Prolific' Writer?

Warren Adler | Posted 10.09.2015 | Books
Warren Adler

There has been an odd public discussion recently about writers, specifically novelists, who are too prolific, as if such abundance was a quality that diminished the nature and substance of the author's output.

Gone Girl Withdrawal: 11 Books to Read if You Love Gillian Flynn

Off The Shelf | Posted 09.29.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

You blazed through Gone Girl. You ran out and bought Sharp Objects and Dark Places and read them in two sleepless nights. Now your sleepless nights are spent yearning for another Gillian Flynn book.