Stephen King

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

Gabrielle Leimon | Posted 06.04.2014 | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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....