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Infographic: 14 top tips from Stephen King’s On Writing

Print it out, pin it to your wall, and write your own masterpiece. For more advice from Stephen King’s On Writing, check out this collection of top tips from his UK editor Philippa Pride. Discover Stephen King’s full collection of classic novels at www.stephenkingbooks.co.uk.

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Five Stephen King books to read if you love Stranger Things

‘The Body’ (from Different Seasons, 1982) King’s novella-length tale about four twelve-year-old boys searching for a dead body (and learning some valuable life lessons along the way) is a gorgeous, heartbreaking examination of friendship and the harsh realities of growing up. If you found a lot to relate to in the lovely, melancholic, nostalgia-soaked way Stranger Things approached […]

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Gateway Essentials: William Sloane – Update!

Owing to a glitch during some mainentance work, we had a post disappear yesterday. If only the Disappearing Spell worked on who we wanted to work on . . . All seems to be back in working order, now, so (pausing only to make a ritual sacrifice to the gods of IT), here it is […]

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Throwback Thursday: The Stand by Stephen King

King has said: ‘instead of a hobbit, my hero was a Texan named Stu Redman, and instead of a Dark Lord, my villain was a ruthless drifter and supernatural madman named Randall Flagg’. Mordor became Las Vegas, the Shire, to which two of the major characters return in the final pages of the book, Stephen […]

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Christmas Reads for Horror Fans

It’s Christmas and that means its time for a good ghost story, or zombie story, or scary tale of revenge from beyond the grave. Searching for the perfect read for the horror fans in your life? Look no further, we’ve got 10 books guaranteed to send shivers up their spines.   NOS4R2 by Joe Hill […]

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An introduction to Stephen King’s short fiction

It’s one of those long-standing Halloween traditions, alongside the dressing-up and a couple of hours in front of the telly watching whichever Hammer classic is being shown this year. For many, the works of M.R. James or Edgar Allan Poe or Ambrose Bierce are the first port of call. For others, it’s the stylised madness […]

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Top tips from Stephen King’s On Writing

To celebrate publication of The Bazaar of Bad Dreams and the short story form, Hodder has teamed up with the Guardian to run an exciting competition.  We are inviting writers to pen an original, gripping and chilling story, inspired by Stephen King’s line: ‘There’s something to be said for a shorter, more intense experience. It can […]

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Win a Limited Edition proof of Finders Keepers

Finders keepers, losers will just have to wait until 2nd June…

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