Stephen King

Stephen King Has A Chilling Diagnosis For Donald Trump’s Mind

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK

Horror master Stephen King says Donald Trump’s latest activity on Twitter reveals much about the president’s mind. On Sunday, Trump retweeted a...

Boy Photographs Three-Year-Old Brother As The Clown From 'It', And We'll Never Sleep Again

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Parents

As adorable as children can be, they are also capable of being totally and utterly terrifyingly creepy. A teenager has captured his younger brother i...

Stephen King Gets Some Revenge On Donald Trump For Blocking Him On Twitter

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Comedy

Horror master Stephen King was blocked on Twitter by President Donald Trump back in June. Now King is ready to block Trump back in another way. ...

Here's Why We're All Loving James Franco

By Jennifer Barton | Joanna Carrigan | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

James Franco is a jack of many – if not all – trades, who is the very definition of a slashie. Franco is an actor, director, poet, painter, profes...

Stephen King Sums Up Why It's Wrong To Blame All Muslims For The Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK

Bestselling horror writer Stephen King has tweeted about the Paris terror attacks, calling for restraint in the backlash against Muslims. Islamic ...

Five Steps To Getting Your Book Published

Mark Hillary | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

We are surrounded by more distractions than ever today. Social networks offer endless opportunities to publish short thoughts without the effort involved in crafting the 200-pages of content you might need for a book.

'Redrum' Carjacker (And Massive Fan Of The Shining Presumably) Jailed For 30 Years

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK

Did you enjoy Stephen King’s novel The Shining? How about Stanley Kubrick’s film? Did you like it so much you got the word ‘REDRUM’ (‘mu...

How Stephen King's 'Carrie' Made Me Find My Own Power

Gabrielle Leimon | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Gabrielle Leimon

I sat down at the front of the bus and began reading. I'd learned that sitting near the bus driver minimised the bullying rather than sitting further back, in the middle of a crowd of people. I was instantly captured by the narrative style, using fictional newspaper clippings, letters, articles.

The Next Big Thing? - Interview: Neil Spring (novelist)

Alex Perry | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alex Perry

Neil Spring is hoping for a treat this Halloween. His debut novel, "The Ghost Hunters", has finally hit the shelves after three years in the making.

Caroline Frost

'Steven Spielberg Provides My Eyes Of Wonder' | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Under the Dome's producer Neil Baer calls exec producer Steven Spielberg his "eyes of wonder". The fantasy drama series 'Under the Dome' - already...

Under the Dome - Episode One - Review

Roger Crow | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

It's not the greatest TV drama you'll see all year, but as a mid-August slice of escapism it wasn't bad, even if it featured all the usual trappings of a Stephen King-inspired tale.

Who Is The World's Richest Author?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK

Fifty Shades Of Grey author EL James has topped the global rich list of authors after earning an estimated £62 million ($95 million) last year. Th...

Famous Creatives Reveal Their Top Tips On Getting Inspired

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Letting your imagination run wild is easier said than done when it has to share a space with everything else that’s going on in your head. With ever...

Joyland - Stephen King (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

In King's latest book, we find 21-year-old Devin Jones about to embark on the most pivotal period of his young life. It's 1973 and Dev (as he becomes ...

Stephen King Promises Shining Sequel Will 'Scare The S**t' Out Of You

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 07.04.2013 | Home

After recent sojourns into comic books, playwriting and political activism Stephen King is going back to his roots in 2013 with Doctor Sleep: the long...

The Truth About Babies, New Parents and Crack Addicts

Alfie Evers | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Alfie Evers

Have you met new parents? I really can't tell the difference between them or crack addicts. In fact, I'm convinced they're the same. Bloodshot eyes, pale skin, always say stuff like; "it's really great you should try it". They don't realise how desperately unhappy they are.

A Shining Example on How Not to Write a Novel?

Paul Carroll | Posted 09.02.2013 | Home
Paul Carroll

At a conservative estimate, King has sold over 300 million books, and what the hell do I know, but isn't writing a book without a clear plotline a bit like setting off in a car with a full tank of petrol and seeing where you end up? It may work out, but more than likely you're going to end up at the equivalent of the Overlook Hotel. In winter. Without a toothbrush.

Weird Writers' Rituals

Posted 04.11.2012 | Home

Writers always get asked the same questions: where do you get your ideas from? How do you find inspiration? LOOK JUST HOW THE HELL DO YOU WRITE A BOOK...

The Anti-Fright Fest Campaign for Hugs, Not Horror

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

Try as you might to convince me that watching horror films is an activity for sane human beings, I shall not be moved.

Sam Parker

22 Lessons In How To Write Like The Greats | Sam Parker | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home

Churning out inspirational quotes about writing has been a favourite past time of authors and poets throughout the ages. Like many creative types, ...

Details Of New Stephen King Novel Revealed

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 30.07.2012 | Home

Stephen King's publishers have released details of his next book. Case Crime, the award-winning line of pulp-styled crime novels published by Titan...

Before They Were Writers: How Famous Authors Made Ends Meet

Posted 24.02.2012 | Home

Sometimes it can feel like writers are split into two types: the rich and famous and the poor and struggling. But every journey begins with the sma...

Literary Novelists Who Moonlight In Genre Fiction

Oli Jones | Posted 29.12.2011 | Home

The line between the genre and literary novel has always been a transient one, and recently there has been a trend of literary novelists turning their...

Sam Parker

10 Characters From Fiction We'd Hate To Spend Christmas With | Sam Parker | Posted 19.02.2012 | Home

When we set out to pick the ten characters from literature that we’d hate to have over for Christmas dinner, we had one simple rule – no monsters....