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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of November 15

Digital Book World | Posted 11.24.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

There are quite a number of new titles on this week's list -- four of them within the top ten -- and most are by best-selling authors like Nora Roberts, Tess Gerritsen and Stephen King.

7 Ways to Make Pimping Your Book for a Blurb Less Weird

Holly Robinson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

There is no easy way to ask for blurbs, but take comfort in the fact that every writer has to do it. Now that I've just gritted my teeth and gone through the process for the fourth time, for my novel Haven Lake, I thought it might help newbie writers to think about these strategies...

Why Stephen King's Road To Hell Is Paved With Adverbs

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.06.2014 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Meg Miller for Off the Shelf A lot has been written about the creative processes of famous people. For the same reasons that How to Win Friends an...

5 Film Hotels of Halloween Horror

Trivago.ca | Posted 10.30.2014 | Travel
Trivago.ca

Hotels inspire the horrific and macabre, and with Halloween almost upon us it's time to celebrate haunted rooms, menacing presences, poltergeists, and even the occasional Log Lady lurking in the lobby.

Our Favorite Ghost Stories

The New York Public Library | Posted 10.28.2014 | New York
The New York Public Library

There is nothing quite so fine as a tried and true ghost story -- one that sends shivers down the spine while you hide under the covers.

Should You Scrap that Novel? Maybe Not

Holly Robinson | Posted 10.23.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

There is always a point, about 250 pages into writing a novel, where I want to set fire to it.

Why I Read Rage

Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD | Posted 10.22.2014 | Books
Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD

In February 2013, I heard on the radio that Stephen King's 1977 book Rage would no longer be published at the request of its author. Therefore, I bought a copy from Amazon. I believe it is my right to purchase and to read this book. Here is why I did.

How to Survive an Unpredictable Winter

Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD | Posted 10.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD

In West Virginia, winters are unpredictable and often brutal. Having enough nonperishable food in the house is important. Right now, I am planning t...

6 Things Authors Can Say When People Ask 'Do You Know Stephen King?'

Lev Raphael | Posted 11.27.2014 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

For some reason, people who read a book only under duress seem to think of King as the touchstone of all things literary. If you know him, your reality as an author is verified, whether they'll ever bother to read a book of yours or not.

'Big Driver' Is a Big Loser

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

There have been various adaptations of Stephen King's books and stories over the years. Some have met with great success while others, well let's just say they were less than Kingly.

'The Golem of Hollywood' A Talk With Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.06.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Jonathan and Jesse have co-authored The Golem of Hollywood, a crime novel with elements of myth and the supernatural.

Gone Girl Keeps Going

The New York Public Library | Posted 10.03.2014 | Books
The New York Public Library

In honor of this NYPL all-star novel being turned into a film, the Library's manager of reader services Lynn Lobash has compiled a list of the top five psychological thrillers turned movies. So if you're in the mood to be freaked out and "Gone Girl" is checked out, try one of these on for size.

Stephen King Thinks Fenway Will 'Stand And Cheer' For Jeter's Last Game

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.25.2014 | Sports

Stephen King will not assume his normal spot in the Fenway Park stands this weekend for Derek Jeter's last game in Major League Baseball. The horror a...

Stephen King Has A 'Tendency To Believe In Intelligent Design'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.25.2014 | Religion

For Stephen King, life is too perfect for it to be a random occurrence. The famed horror author said in a HuffPost Live interview Wednesday that h...

Stephen King: 'I Think Books Are Going To Be Here For A Long, Long Time'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.25.2014 | Books

At one time, Stephen King was on the cutting edge of ebook technology as one of the first big-name writers to release his works digitally. But for all...

The 'Shawshank Redemption' Check Stephen King Never Cashed

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Stephen King didn't think much of it when a young filmmaker named Frank Darabont asked to make King's short story, "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Re...

WATCH LIVE: Master Of Horror Stephen King Joins HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Renowned author Stephen King joins HuffPost Live to discuss the upcoming film adaption of his novella "A Good Marriage" and his latest book "Revival."...

In Search of Our Fathers

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Posted 11.23.2014 | Arts
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

History isn't just a set of boring facts and dates; it can have marvelous healing powers.

Mr. King, You're a Real Gem

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 11.11.2014 | Books
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

Mr. King's book prompted me to a phrase I tell my art students: "Follow your heart and your intuition -- draw what you see -- not what you think you're supposed to see."

"Visions" a Talk With Kelley Armstrong

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.25.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Kelley Armstrong has published twenty-one fantasy novels, thirteen of which have been part of her Women of the Otherworld series. Her novels blend suspense and the supernatural.

Arthur Delaney

Has It Gotten Harder For Poor People To Become Famous?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Has it gotten harder for Americans from poor backgrounds to become famous? In a new book, Unlikely Fame: Poor People Who Made History...

Stephen King Responds To Foo Fighters' 'Carrie' ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.22.2014 | Books

Adorable.

Does Killing and Domination Make Us Smarter?

Mark Chasan | Posted 10.15.2014 | World
Mark Chasan

The domination, killing, destruction, increased work and effort of modern society are not the hallmarks of intelligence, but rather stupidity. How can we use the 10% of our mental capacity more intelligently and effectively? Here are a few ideas:

Con Games: Why Stephen King Can't Write

Michael Conniff | Posted 09.18.2014 | Denver
Michael Conniff

First you have to decide whether to listen to me or not: keep in mind, kemosabes, that Stephen King has sold 350 million novels, and I have sold 11.

How to Get Successfully Published TODAY: Big 5, Indy, or Self-Publish?

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.02.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

It's the greatest time in history to be a writer. There are more ways to get published than ever before. While it's great to have so many options, it's also confusing. But when you break these many different ways down, they sort themselves out into just three primary paths.