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The Top 100 Books on Facebook - Posted September 10, 2014
The Facebook Data Science Team curled up with ... [AllFacebook]

Authors Unite in Full Page NY Times Ad Against Amazon - Posted August 11, 2014
More than 900 authors including Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell and Suzanne Collins... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King to Reveal New Book Cover in Facebook Game - Posted August 7, 2014
Stephen King's next book Revival comes out in November. To help reveal details about the book, he is playing a little game on Facebook called #RevealREVIVAL. Today, the new cover will slowly be revealed as squares covering the design are un... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King's Joyland Has Helped Emily Schultz Sell Her Backlist Novel - Posted June 27, 2014
Author Emily Schultz has seen a new interest in her eight year old novel ... [GalleyCat]

'Epic Rap Battles of History' Video Pits Stephen King Vs. Edgar Allan Poe - Posted June 20, 2014
A new video on the "Epic Rap Battles of History" YouTube channel pits two horror masters against one another: The Shining author Stephen King vs. The Raven poet Edgar Allan Poe. In your opinion, who's the winner? Comedian Zach Sherwin p... [GalleyCat]

Brooklyn Novelist Makes the Most of Stephen King Mix-Up - Posted June 18, 2014
You're going to be reading a lot more in the coming days about Emily Schultz, a Canadian author now based in Brooklyn. In the wake of her 2005 novel Joyland being mistaken and purchased last year by many... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brooklyn Novelist Makes the Most of Stephen King Mix-Up - Posted June 18, 2014
You're going to be reading a lot more in the coming days about Emily Schultz, a Canadian author now based in Brooklyn. In the wake of her 2005 novel Joyland being mistaken and purchased last year by many... [FishbowlNY]

Stephen King, Mo Willems, & Rachel Renee Russell Debut on the Indie Bestseller List - Posted June 11, 2014
We've collected the books debuting on Indiebound's Indie Bestseller List fo... [GalleyCat]

Mr. Mercedes Joins iBooks Bestsellers This Week - Posted June 11, 2014
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King has debuted on Apple's Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 2. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from i... [GalleyCat]

Simon & Schuster Joins Scribd & Oyster's eBook Subscription Service Library - Posted May 21, 2014
Simon & Schuster has established a partnership with Scribd and Oyster. Readers will ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Reveals New Novel Coming in November - Posted February 14, 2014
Stephen King's latest novel Mr. Mercedes is scheduled to hit bookshelves in June, and the author already has another book in the works. The new book is called Revival and will hit shelves in November. ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King to Publish New Novel in June - Posted February 3, 2014
Stephen King has a new novel scheduled to hit bookshelves in June. Dubbed Mr. Mercedes, the upcoming novel from Scribner is a thriller set in a Midwestern town whose citizens are suffering from unemployment. Here is more about the book ... [AllTwitter]

Stephen King to Publish New Novel in June - Posted February 3, 2014
Stephen King has a new novel scheduled to hit bookshelves in June. Dubbed Mr. Mercedes, the upcoming novel from Scribner is a thriller set in a Midwestern town whose citizens are suffering from unemployment. Here is more about the book ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Isn't Sure What to Make of Twitter - Posted December 9, 2013
Are you relatively new to Twitter? Still a lurker, not a poster? Can't figure out how to make the most of the service? Don't worry; you're not alone. On Twitter at last, and can't think of a thing to say. Some writer I turned out to be. -- Stephen King (@StephenKing) December 6,... [PRNewser]

Goodreads Choice Awards Winners Revealed - Posted December 3, 2013
With 24,686 votes, And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini has won the Best Fiction award at the Goodreads Choice Awards. We've linked to sam... [GalleyCat]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Mariah Carey's New Single - Posted November 14, 2013
Facebook Weekly Highlights... [AllFacebook]

Booking.com Invites You to Stay at a Haunted Hotel - Posted October 21, 2013
W+K's new spot for Booking.com features legendary ghost hunting destination the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco. The Queen Anne, which was featured on an episode of the Travel Channel's Haunted Hotels, was a boarding school before it was a hotel, and one-time headmistress Mary Lake is said to haunt it. In... [AgencySpy]

Stephen King Is the Most Popular Author on Amazon - Posted September 26, 2013
With the release of Doctor Sleep, Stephen King has rocketed to the top of Amazon's charts this week, currently ranked the most popular author at the online bookseller. The novel is a sequel to King's The Shining. While acceptin... [GalleyCat]

Kindle Book Reviews Fool eBook Buyers - Posted September 25, 2013
While Stephen King only publis... [GalleyCat]

The Most Frequently Challenged Books of the Year - Posted September 24, 2013
It is Banned Books Week from September 22 until 28, and readers around the country are celebrating their favorite challenged books. You can also recognize Banned Books Week Heroes, join the ... [GalleyCat]

PSA: Don't Overuse the Word 'Suddenly' in Your Writing - Posted August 14, 2013
Do you abuse the phrase "then suddenly" in your writing? You should check and clean up your manuscript. Earlier this week, one reddit reader got fed up with overuse of the word "suddenly" in a book. They used Kindle searches to do a brief survey of ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Shares the Best Opening Line He Ever Wrote - Posted August 2, 2013
What's the best opening line you've ever written? Stephen King revealed his favorite first line, a deceptively simple sentence he wrote in Needful Things: "... [GalleyCat]

CBS Renews Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' - Posted July 30, 2013
CBS has decided to renew its adaptation of Stephen King's Under the Dome, leading with an episode written by King next summer. The show currently averages and Amazon 13.84 million viewers and Amazon reported that it is the most popular show on its Prime Instant Video streaming serv... [GalleyCat]

Rick Riordan & Lee Child Have the Most Pre-Ordered Books - Posted July 29, 2013
Amazon editors have released the company's annual fall preview, highlighting the most pre-ordered books of the season. We've included the complete lists below. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan ... [GalleyCat]

Free Samples of the 2013 Thriller Award Winners - Posted July 16, 2013
The International Thriller Writers (ITW) have revealed the winners of the 2013 Thriller Awards. Below, we've rounded up free samples of the most suspenseful books of the year-did your favorite thriller title make the cu... [GalleyCat]

What Books Scared You As a Kid? - Posted July 11, 2013
What books scared you as a kid? Video blogger Vsauce created a great video called "Why Are Things Creepy?," exploring the nuances and science of scariness (video embedded above). Along the way, he cites the great Stephen King and shares a few scary books. Below, I collected free samples of books that scared... [GalleyCat]

What Books Scared You As a Kid? - Posted July 11, 2013
What books scared you as a kid? Video blogger Vsauce created a great video called "Why Are Things Creepy?," exploring the nuances and science of scariness (video embedded above). Along the way, he cites the great Stephen King and shares a few scary books. Below, I collected free samples of books that scared... [semanticweb.com]

Under the Dome, There Are No TV Signals - Posted June 29, 2013
CBS is going all out in promoting their Summer series "Under the Dome." In fact, "CBS Sunday Morning" will have a story (synergy!) on it, tomorrow morning. The show, based on a Stephen King novel, debuted to 13.14 million viewers last Monday. CBS claims that's the most-watched Summer drama premiere on... [TVNewser]

Stephen King Responds To 'Under the Dome' Changes - Posted June 28, 2013
In a long and spoiler-filled letter to his fans, Stephen King explained that he "wholeheartedly" endorsed the changes made CBS' adaptation of Under the Dome. T... [GalleyCat]

Book Trailer Released for 'Doctor Sleep' by Stephen King - Posted June 24, 2013
A brief book trailer has been released for Stephen King's upcoming novel, Doctor Sleep. We've embedded the video above--what do you think? Scribner and Hodder & Stoughton will publish the book on September 24th, a sequel to The Shining. ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Pirated & Apps for Kids: Top Stories of the Week - Posted June 21, 2013
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are the most popular AppNewser headlines of the week. Sign up for AppNewser's daily email to get all our publishing stories, book deal news, videos, podcasts, interviews, and writing advice in one place. 1. ... [FishbowlDC]

Stephen King Pirated & Apps for Kids: Top Stories of the Week - Posted June 21, 2013
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are the most popular AppNewser headlines of the week. Sign up for AppNewser's daily email to get all our publishing stories, book deal news, videos, podcasts, interviews, and writing advice in one place. 1. ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Under the Dome Showrunner on Working with Stephen King and Stopping the Soda Epidemic - Posted June 20, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg will soon have an additional compendium to draw from in his ongoing campaign against Big Gulp-size soda servings. Neal Baer (pictured), a showrunner for 11 years on Law & Order: SVU as w... [FishbowlLA]

Under the Dome Showrunner on Working with Stephen King and Stopping the Soda Epidemic - Posted June 20, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg will soon have an additional compendium to draw from in his ongoing campaign against Big Gulp-size soda servings. Neal Baer (pictured), a showrunner for 11 years on Law & Order: SVU as w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Under the Dome Showrunner on Working with Stephen King and Stopping the Soda Epidemic - Posted June 20, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg will soon have an additional compendium to draw from in his ongoing campaign against Big Gulp-size soda servings. Neal Baer (pictured), a showrunner for 11 years on Law & Order: SVU as w... [FishbowlNY]

How Rick Springfield Lost & Found His Signed Stephen King Book - Posted June 20, 2013
Back in the summer of 1981, rock star Rick Springfield met Stephen King--getting his first edition of Danse Macabre personally inscribed by one of his favorite writers. The horror novelist signed the bo... [GalleyCat]

Scott Turow & Mitch Albom Answer Questions on Reddit - Posted June 18, 2013
Members of The Rock Bottom Remainders, the rock band composed of bestselling authors, are answering questions on Reddit today. Authors Stephen King, Scott Tur... [GalleyCat]

Pirated eBook Copies of Stephen King's 'Joyland' Circulate - Posted June 14, 2013
We have learned that pirated eBooks copies of Stephen King's print-only Joyland are circulating online. UPDATE: Hard Case Crime publisher Charles Ardai sent us this statement: ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

How To Fight eBook Piracy - Posted June 14, 2013
Pirated copies of Stephen King's print-only Joyland are already circulating online. If you think book piracy is hurting your book sales, you can confront pirates online ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King eBook Features Soundtrack by John Mellencamp & T Bone Burnett - Posted May 31, 2013
Stephen King has teamed up with musicians John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett for a new supernatural digital book musical called ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Stephen King Makes Joyland eBook Headlines Again - Posted May 21, 2013
Novelist Stephen King has made headlines for the second time over his decision not publish an eBook edition of Joyland. In May 2012, King revealed that his Hard C... [GalleyCat]

The New Yorker Snubbed at National Magazine Awards - Posted May 3, 2013
The National Magazine Awards (a.k.a. The Ellies) were given out last night and almost every magazine you can think of won, aside from The New Yorker. The magazine was nominated five times, but failed to take home a paperweight that vaguely resembles an elephant for the first time since 2007. But... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New Yorker Snubbed at National Magazine Awards - Posted May 3, 2013
The National Magazine Awards (a.k.a. The Ellies) were given out last night and almost every magazine you can think of won, aside from The New Yorker. The magazine was nominated five times, but failed to take home a paperweight that vaguely resembles an elephant for the first time since 2007. But... [FishbowlNY]

Trailer Released for Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' Adaptation - Posted April 11, 2013
A new teaser trailer has been released for the TV adaptation of Stephen King's Under the Dome. Are you excited? The first episode will air on June 24 on CBS. Recently, Entertainment Weekly had some commentary from showrunner Brian K. Vaughan ... [GalleyCat]

EXCLUSIVE: Richard Rushfield Out at BuzzFeed - Posted March 31, 2013
If you look at the masthead for BuzzFeed Entertainment, there's a rather conspicuous name missing. That's because LA bureau chief Richard Rushfield is no longe... [AllTwitter]

Stephen King Reveals Cover Art for Shining Sequel - Posted March 4, 2013
Scribner has shared the hardcover art for Stephen King's upcoming sequel to The Shining. We've embedded the online poster with the cover above--what d... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Publishes 99-Cent Kindle Single About Guns - Posted January 25, 2013
Stephen King has published a 99-cent Kindle Single called ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Releases Essay on Guns Via Kindle - Posted January 25, 2013
Author Stephen King has penned an essay a... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Stephen King Gives Screenwriting Advice - Posted December 17, 2012
Novelist Stephen King spent an hour answering questions from writing students faculty and visitors in at UMass Lowell recently. One of his best answers focused on the art of screenplay writing. We've embedded the complete video above (scriptwriting advice at the 17:00 ma... [semanticweb.com]

Stephen King Gives Screenwriting Advice - Posted December 17, 2012
Novelist Stephen King spent an hour answering questions from writing students faculty and visitors in at UMass Lowell recently. One of his best answers focused on the art of screenplay writing. We've embedded the complete video above (scriptwriting advice at the 17:00 ma... [GalleyCat]

Nan Graham Named Publisher of Scribner Imprint - Posted December 12, 2012
Stephen King's longtime editor Nan Graham has been promoted to publisher and senior VP of Simon & Schuster's Scribner imprint. Graham has spent 18 years at the imprint, working with authors that included Don DeLillo, Miranda July, ... [GalleyCat]

Goodreads Choice Award Winners Revealed - Posted December 4, 2012
With 11,525 votes, The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling has won the Best Fiction award at the Goodreads Choice Awards. Earning 20,328 votes, Veronica Roth was named Best Good... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King's Under The Dome Coming to CBS - Posted November 29, 2012
CBS has ordered 13 episodes of a serialized television adaptation of Stephen King's Under the Dome. Coming next summer, the series will be produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and CBS Televisio... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Leads List of Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors - Posted November 28, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter has picked the top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood. The top five writers on the list are all literary band names. Stephen King, El... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Leads List of Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors - Posted November 28, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter has picked the top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood. The top five writers on the list are all literary band names. Stephen King, El... [semanticweb.com]

Stephen King Writing Secret & Why You Should Write by Hand: Top Stories of the Week - Posted November 18, 2012
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including National Novel Writing Month tips, why you should write by hand and Stephen King's imagery writing secrets. ... [GalleyCat]

How Stephen King Writes Imagery - Posted November 12, 2012
The great Stephen King offered some simple advice for writers looking to improve imagery in their writing: "see everything before you write it." It sounds simple, but his thoughtful essay at ... [AllTwitter]

How Stephen King Writes Imagery - Posted November 11, 2012
The great Stephen King offered some simple advice for writers who want to improve their imagery: "see everything before you write it." It sounds simple, but his thoughtful essay at ... [GalleyCat]

Paul Cleave: 'Read the best. And try other things.' - Posted October 31, 2012
Have you ever written a scary story? In honor of the Halloween season, we are interviewing horror writers to learn about the craft of scaring readers. Recently, we spoke with author Paul Cleave. Cleave (pictured) established his authorial career with six international bestsell... [semanticweb.com]

Barry Lyga: 'Write the book YOU want to read' - Posted October 24, 2012
Have you ever written a scary story? In honor of the Halloween season, we are interviewing horror writers to learn about the craft of scaring readers. Recently, we spoke with author Barry Lyga. Lyga (pictured) started off writing novels for an... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Story Adapted as Free Web Comic - Posted October 22, 2012
Stephen King's "The Little Green God of Agony" has been adapted as a free web comic by comic book artist Dennis Calero. ... [semanticweb.com]

Stephen King Story Adapted as Free Web Comic - Posted October 22, 2012
Stephen King's "The Little Green God of Agony" has been adapted as a free web comic by comic book artist Dennis Calero. ... [GalleyCat]

Jonathan Maberry: 'Get your butt in a chair & write.' - Posted October 17, 2012
Have you ever written a scary story? In honor of the Halloween season, we are interviewing horror writers to learn about the craft of scaring readers. Recently, we spoke with author Jonathan Maberry. Throughout Maberry's career, he has won m... [GalleyCat]

How Famous Authors Made Ends Meet Before They Made It Big - Posted October 10, 2012
We're all about inspiration here at MJD so we really dig the fact that the inner author in all of us can truly make it big. And so what if you're scraping by right now? You're definitely not alone. Several famous authors proved they never gave up their craft while sucking it up... [TVNewser]

Stephen King Reveals Release Date for Sequel to The Shining - Posted September 18, 2012
Novelist Stephen King announced that he will publish Doctor Sleep on September 24, 2013. Scribner and Hodder & Stoughton will publish the book, a sequel to The Shining. While a... [GalleyCat]

Sohn Headed Back to Ogilvy - Posted September 10, 2012
As the old Stephen King story tells us, "sometimes they come back." We've received word from those in the know that after leaving Ogilvy just a few months ago to join up with mobile ad/gaming startup, Tap.Me., ... [AgencySpy]

Madavor Media Acquires The Writer Lit Mag - Posted August 28, 2012
Madavor Media, a niche-focused media company based in Boston, has acquired the literary magazine The Writer, in a deal whose terms were not disclosed. Through the deal, Madavor has gained the rights to the print, web, and digital properties of the magazine from midwestern media company Kalmbach Publish... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King's Dark Tower Adaptation Turned Down by Warner Brothers - Posted August 21, 2012
Warner Brothers has turned down an adaptation of Stephen King's epic Dark Tower series. Both Ron Howard and Brian Grazer were in line to adapt the se... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Leads World's Top-Earning Authors List - Posted August 9, 2012
Forbes has just released its annual list of the World's Top-Earning Authors. We've listed the top five writers below, along with their income--... [GalleyCat]

Rock Bottom Remainders 'Play 1 Last Song' on TV Tonight - Posted August 6, 2012
The Rock Bottom Remainders--a rock band composed of a rotating cast of famous authors--will appear on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson tonight, playing what band member Mitch Albom called "... [GalleyCat]

'The Writer' Plans Hiatus After 125 Years in Print - Posted July 26, 2012
The Writer magazine is on the sales block by its owner Kalmbach Publishing which means one thing for the 125-year-old publication: It's going on hiatus after the October issue goes to print. For those of us with bylines, it's particularly bittersweet because chances are, we've all read and devour... [TVNewser]

'The Writer' Plans Hiatus After 125 Years in Print - Posted July 26, 2012
The Writer magazine is on the sales block by its owner Kalmbach Publishing which means one thing for the 125-year-old publication: It's going on hiatus after the October issue goes to print. For those of us with bylines, it's particularly bittersweet because chances are, we've all read and devour... [MediaJobsDaily]

Pixar Story Artist Sells Out Self-Published Kid's Book - Posted June 27, 2012
Pixar story artist Josh Cooley has sold his entire 1,000 copy print-run of a satirical kid's book called Movies R Fun. The $35 self-published book showed kiddie versions of R-rated moments from film history, parodying the loo... [GalleyCat]

Self-Published Bestseller List & Summer Reading Flowchart: Top Stories of the Week - Posted June 15, 2012
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including our brand new self-published best sellers list, a Stephen King flowchart and free sites to promote your digital book. Click here to sign up... [semanticweb.com]

Self-Published Bestseller List & Summer Reading Flowchart: Top Stories of the Week - Posted June 15, 2012
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including our brand new self-published best sellers list, a Stephen King flowchart and free sites to promote your digital book. Click here to sign up... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Characters Connected in a Single Flowchart - Posted June 12, 2012
  Obsessive Stephen King fans can test their obscure character knowledge with the brand new Stephen King Universe Flowchart. Designer Gillian James has cre... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King's It Coming as Two-Part Film - Posted June 8, 2012
Warner Brothers plans to adapt Stephen King's It as a two-part film. The Hollywood Reporter had the scoop that Jane Eyre director ... [GalleyCat]

NaNoWriMo Camp & Les Miserables Trailer: Top Stories of the Week - Posted June 1, 2012
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Kathi Kamen Goldmark Has Died - Posted May 30, 2012
Author Kathi Kamen Goldmark has passed away. She was 63-years-old. Goldmark (pictured, via) founded t... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King: 'We're Going to Hold Off on e-Publishing This One' - Posted May 30, 2012
Stephen King will release a new novel with the pulp fiction publisher, Hard Case Crime. Publication is set for June 2013, and there will be no eBook edition initially. King explained in a statement: "I l... [GalleyCat]

Neil Gaiman Shares 'Secret Freelancer Knowledge' - Posted May 18, 2012
At a commencement address at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, author and comic book writer Neil Gaiman shared some "secret freelancer knowledge" that all kinds of writers, editors and freelance workers can use. We've embedded a video of his speech above--it also contains the best advice he ever received, delivered... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King to Mitt Romney: 'you couldn't have made it in America without America' - Posted April 30, 2012
In an expletive filled essay at The Daily Beast, novelist Stephen King warned wealthy Americans to pay their "fair share" of taxes before civil unrest deepens in the United State... [GalleyCat]

LA Times Book Prize Winners Revealed - Posted April 23, 2012
This year's winners of the Los Angeles Los Angeles Times Book Prizes have been revealed, celebrating the best books of the year. Below, we've linked to free samples of the award-winning books for your reading pleasure. The winners were revealed at ceremony on Friday. GalleyCat covered the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books... [GalleyCat]

Facebookers Like Free Excerpt From Stephen King - Posted April 17, 2012
A Facebook page devoted to the horror novelist Stephen King bustled with activity after a post promised a free excerpt from the audiobook version of The Wind Through The Keyhole. This is his first... [AllFacebook]

Stephen King Audiobook Pre-Orders Use New Social Network Tool - Posted April 17, 2012
Novelist Stephen King has narrated his first ful... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Stephen King Audiobook Pre-Orders Use New Social Network Tool - Posted April 17, 2012
Novelist Stephen King has narrated his first ful... [FishbowlDC]

EXCLUSIVE: Jackie Collins to Self-Publish - Posted February 28, 2012
It's hitting the industry like a rash: Major authors are ditching their publishers to self-publish their own eBooks. Seth Godin, Stephen King, ... [GalleyCat]

10 Bestselling Books with More Than 80 One-Star Reviews - Posted January 23, 2012
Do negative reviews stop people from reading your books? Over at her blog, novelist Shiloh Walker disputed that claim in a passionate essay. Check it out... [semanticweb.com]

Inappropriate Coloring Books - Posted January 5, 2012
Would you ever use a coloring book as a tool to teach your children about the Tea Party or female anatomy... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King & Haruki Murakami on Bad Sex in Lit List - Posted November 22, 2011
The shortlist for the Literary Review's annual Bad Sex in Literature Award has been released. You can read the complete shortlist below--it includes Lee Child, Haruki Murakami and James Frey.... [GalleyCat]

Today in Swag: Campfire's 'Dark Score Stories' - Posted November 14, 2011
Well, compared to its immense promotional kit for season one of Game of Thrones, Campfire's latest TV marketing effort is a bit more modest and mysterious. But perhaps that... [AgencySpy]

Write in the Same Place: NaNoWriMo Tip #11 - Posted November 11, 2011
When working on your National Novel Writing Month manuscript, try to always write in the same place to keep your mind focused. Over at ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Raising Money to Heat Homes for Low Income Families - Posted November 10, 2011
Novelist Stephen King hopes to raise up to $140,000 to help low income residents heat their homes this year. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has reduc... [GalleyCat]

Owen King Sells His Debut Novel to Scribner - Posted November 2, 2011
Owen King has landed a book deal with Scribner, publishing his debut novel with the same publisher as his father, Stephen King. Reenactment is an "epic, comic novel about a young auteur making his first film." Publication is set for spring 2013. McCormick & Williams agent Amy Williams... [GalleyCat]

Chris Van Allsburg on Picture Book Writing - Posted October 28, 2011
More than 25 years ago, children's author Chris Van Allsburg published The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, a collection of 14 mysterious illustrations. For The Chronicles of Harris Burdick, Van Allsburg teamed up with thirteen fellow writers to create short stories inspire... [GalleyCat]

Share a Scary Book on Halloween - Posted October 6, 2011
Last year novelist Neil Gaiman launched an international Halloween tradition of giving scary books to the people you love. The All Hallows Read site has lots of book recommendations. In 2010, ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Offers Early Access to 'Mile 81' for Power Klout Users - Posted August 28, 2011
Stephen King's latest book, "Mile 81," will be available strictly online as an ebook from Scribner. The ebook will be available this Thursday, September 1, 2011 unless you have perks with Klout. The book is described as "th... [SocialTimes.com]

Stephen King Story Free For Influential Klout Users - Posted August 25, 2011
Scribner will publish an eBook-only edition of Stephen King's new short story "Mile 81." The $2.99 eBook short story also features a free excerpt from Stephen King's next novel 11/22/63, which is slated for release in Novem... [GalleyCat]

Forbes Unveils Highest Paid Authors List - Posted August 17, 2011
This week Forbes published their annual list of the highest paid writers. Novelist James Patterson leads the pack with $84 million--a $14 million increase from ... [GalleyCat]

Jonathan Demme to Adapt Stephen King's 11/22/63 - Posted August 12, 2011
Stephen King's forthcoming novel, 11/22/63, has already been picked up for film adaptation. Variety ... [GalleyCat]

Amazon Books Editors Pick Top 10 Fall Releases - Posted August 8, 2011
The Amazon books editors unveiled their top ten picks of the biggest releases coming out this fall. Senior editor Chris Schluep had this statement: "This is one of the best seasons for liter... [GalleyCat]

What Is Your Most Anticipated Book This Year? - Posted July 6, 2011
The Millions collected a list of 66 highly anticipated new titles coming out in the second half of 2011. The listed included George R.R. Martin with ... [GalleyCat]

Simon & Schuster Has New Social Media App - Posted May 9, 2011
Publisher Simon & Schuster has a new Facebook app called Book Battle. Using the app, fans can vote on their favorite book preferences in a series of literary "match-ups." The match-ups pit two literary topics against each other in a slideshow format... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Stephen King Story Features Motoko Rich Cameo - Posted April 17, 2011
Novelist Stephen King published "Herman Wouk Is Still Alive" in The Atlantic this month, a dark exploration of aging and tragedy. The new short story also features a cameo appearance by former New York Times... [AllTwitter]

Stephen King Story Features Motoko Rich Cameo - Posted April 17, 2011
Novelist Stephen King published "Herman Wouk Is Still Alive" in The Atlantic this month, a dark exploration of aging and tragedy. The new short story also features a cameo appearance by former New York Times... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Tackles Time Travel in Next Novel - Posted March 3, 2011
Novelist Stephen King blogged about his next novel this week, a novel about time travelers attempting to prevent the assassination of President Joh... [semanticweb.com]

Stephen King Tackles Time Travel in Next Novel - Posted March 3, 2011
Novelist Stephen King blogged about his next novel this week, a novel about time travelers attempting to prevent the assassination of President Joh... [GalleyCat]

Stand Again | Finnish Butts | ESPN Keeps Trying - Posted February 1, 2011
FishbowlLA: The Stand, Stephen King's novel that got the TV mini-series treatment back in 1994, is now being prepped for a movie run. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was in the mini-series, so if he's not in the movie, w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stand Again | Finnish Butts | ESPN Keeps Trying - Posted February 1, 2011
FishbowlLA: The Stand, Stephen King's novel that got the TV mini-series treatment back in 1994, is now being prepped for a movie run. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was in the mini-series, so if he's not in the movie, w... [FishbowlNY]

Stephen King's 'The Stand' Finally Set for Movie Treatment - Posted February 1, 2011
The most awesome book we read in seventh grade is finally going to get some cinematic justice. Stephen King's post-apocalyptic vision "The Stand" is being adapted b... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Responds to Critics - Posted November 24, 2010
No other author has had as many New York Times bestsellers at one time as James Patterson. People magazine called him the "king of the bestsellers list." He has outsold writers like ... [GalleyCat]

Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOKbooks En Espa ol - Posted November 18, 2010
Barnes and Noble is opening a new Spanish language eBook store in the United States called NOOKbooks en espa ol. NOOKbooks en espa ol includes digital books from wel... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Stephen King Earned $80,000 on Kindle Novella - Posted October 29, 2010
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The Painted Darkness Hits Print After eBook Success - Posted October 22, 2010
Cemetery Dance Publications is taking advantage of the Halloween season and releasing new horror related books including a print version of the popular eBook The Painted Darkness by ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Stephen King Headlines Vampire Panel at New Yorker Festival - Posted October 6, 2010
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David Foster Wallace Archive Open for Research - Posted September 14, 2010
The David Foster Wallace Archive is now open for research at the Harry Ransom Center. Above, we've embedded two annotated pages from David Foster Wallace's battered teaching copy of Thomas Harris's bestselling novel, Th... [GalleyCat]

Barnes & Noble Is Running eBook Sale For Labor Day - Posted September 3, 2010
Barnes & Noble is running a sale on eBooks in honor of Labor Day. Now through Tuesday, the book retailer has a number of eBook titles ranging in price from $.99 to $4.99. Titles include Stephen King's Mise... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Jonathan Franzen Graces Cover of Time Magazine - Posted August 12, 2010
Jonathan Franzen has become the first living novelist to grace the cover of Time magazine in ten years. Novelist Stephen King was the last writer to hold to coveted spot, back in 2000. Here's ... [GalleyCat]

Glenn Beck Trades Insults with Stephen King - Posted August 6, 2010
On conservative host Bill O'Reilly's show last night, author and conservative personality ... [GalleyCat]

'The Silence of the Lambs' Leads NPR List of Top 100 Thrillers - Posted August 4, 2010
Counting more than 100,000 votes, NPR Books has assembled a list of Killer Thrillers, readers' picks for the top 100 thrillers of all time. Surprisingly, recent bestsellers like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by ... [GalleyCat]

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse in Book Reviews - Posted June 30, 2010
Ever since novelist Stephen King pointedly ... [GalleyCat]

Best Netflix Streaming Movies for Readers: Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature - Posted May 28, 2010
Thousands of Netflix users enjoy the "Watch Instantly" section of the popular DVD rental website--streaming movies straight to their computers or televisions. Still, it can be difficult to find the perfect movie amid the overwhelming selection. To help literary minded movie fans with Netflix accounts surf through the overwhelming selection, here are... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Adaptation Coming to Syfy Channel - Posted May 28, 2010
In July, the Syfy channel will release an adaptatio... [GalleyCat]

Readers Collect the Best Writing Books - Posted April 26, 2010
Last week, we asked a simple question (inspired by Flashlight Worthy Book Recommendations): W... [GalleyCat]

NY Times' Ethicist Approves of Illegal Downloading an eBook - Posted April 5, 2010
In the Ethicist column at the New York Times over the weekend, a reader asked if it was permissible to illegally download a copy of Under the Dome by ... [GalleyCat]

Henry Holt Stops Production of Charles Pellegrino Book - Posted March 1, 2010
Today the AP reported that Henry Holt and Company has ceased publication of The Last Train From Hiroshima, a nonfiction book by ... [GalleyCat]

The Most Pirated Digital Books of 2009 - Posted January 4, 2010
The website FreakTorrent revisited their annual list of the most pirated digital books today. Surprisingly, ... [GalleyCat]

Coping with a Twitter Slowdown - Posted December 17, 2009
Twitter has been limping along this afternoon, much to the dismay of all the literary tweeters in the audience. Mike Cane summed it up: "Twitter is NOT WORKING PROPERLY. Getting near-zero tweets. So if you wonder why I'm not saying anyt... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King's Favorite Holiday Movie - Posted December 1, 2009
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'Is There Something Innately Scary about Wolf Blitzer?' - Posted November 15, 2009
Stephen King stopped by HLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade" on Friday to preview his newest book Under the Dome. And it turns out two CNN anchors are featured in the book -- Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer. The Meade-King interv... [TVNewser]

Oh the Horror! Wolf & Anderson Make the Pages of Stephen King's Latest - Posted November 13, 2009
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Jake Tapper in Stephen King Novel - Posted November 11, 2009
•ABC White House correspondent Jake Tapper is apparently a character in Stephen King's new book, "Under the Dome." Chris Cuomo discussed it with King on yesterday's "GMA." Last evening... [TVNewser]

Stephen King Pens Comic Book - Posted October 26, 2009
Novelist Stephen King has penned his first comic book, a five-issue cycle for Vertigo's upcoming series, American Vampire. The... [GalleyCat]

Director Scott Hicks on Adapting "The Boys Are Back" - Posted September 22, 2009
Last night GalleyCat prowled the aisles of the New York City premiere of "The Boys Are Back," an adaptation of Simon Carr's memoir by the same name. The film polished Carr's raw and powerful book into a more conventional story, giving the author a f... [GalleyCat]

Marvel Entertainment's Publishing Footprint - Posted September 1, 2009
Today the comic book publishing industry pondered the dramatic news that Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has struck a $4 billion deal to acquire Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:MVL). The merger will bring 5,000 ... [GalleyCat]

Nora Roberts by the Numbers - Posted June 22, 2009
In a recent profile of romance writing superstar Nora Roberts, the New Yorker painted the publishing industry in some broad stroke statistics. The long essay casually drops the fact that Roberts sells 27 books eve... [GalleyCat]

Simon & Schuster to Sell Books on Scribd - Posted June 12, 2009
Bucking a spate of trend pieces about piracy and digital texts, Simon & Schuster has reached an agreement to sell e-books in the online reading site, Scribd. They will sell 5,000 titles in all, from authors like Stephen... [GalleyCat]

Esquire's In-Titled Fiction Contest - Posted May 13, 2009
Esquire magazine has launched a short fiction contest that allows writers to create everything except the title. Contest entries must make use of one of these three titles: "Twenty-Ten," "An Insurrection," and "Never, Ever Bring This Up Again." The contest celebrates the launch of the magazine's ... [GalleyCat]

Revenue Dips Nearly 20 Percent at Simon & Schuster - Posted May 8, 2009
Yesterday Simon & Schuster reported that revenue had fallen nearly 20 percent for the quarter ending March 31st, 2009, mirroring the near 20 percent dip in revenue that HarperCollins reported earlier this week. At t... [GalleyCat]

Glenn Beck to Share in Book Profits in New Deal - Posted May 4, 2009
Last week BusinessInsider.com estimated Glenn Beck would make $18 million in 2009 — now it appears he's headed for even more. Beck's new book deal with Simon & Schuste... [TVNewser]

First Glimpse of Stephen King's Next Novel - Posted April 9, 2009
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Stephen King's 'N' Goes Mobile Before Print - Posted July 25, 2008
Stephen King fans have a rather innovative way to enjoy the thrillmeister's latest work - as a 25-part series of two-minute comic-book-style videos. King's as-yet-unpublished N depicts the tale of a psychiatrist who becomes the victim of the same deadly obsession that afflicts one of his patients. Starting on Monday, a new... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Picture of the Day: Marcus Sakey - Posted July 18, 2008
While Marcus Sakey was in town last week to accept the Strand Magazine Critics Award for best first novel, The Blade Itself he dropped by the offices at Dutton to sign copies of his third book, Good People. It's always funny to see the reactions of authors to giant piles of... [GalleyCat]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted February 4, 2008
Don't Blame It On The Writers: Reporter Scott Collins says the glut of stupid reality fare on TV has less to do with the strike than it does stingy networks looking to cash in on low-cost (and low-rent) TV fare. ... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 13, 2007 - Posted September 13, 2007
Spielberg's Talisman on Hold at TNT THR talks about Steven Spielberg's The Talisman in today's paper, telling its readers that the adaptation of the Stephen King, Peter Straub novel has hit a ... [FishbowlLA]

Stephen King Mistaken for Book Vandal - Posted August 16, 2007
This BBC story shows that if it can happen to Stephen King, it can - and does - happen to anyone. It turns out King was mistaken for a vandal when he started signing books during an unannounced visit to a shop in Australia. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation said staff at... [GalleyCat]

Justin Cronin Bloodsucks Big Money from Ballantine - Posted July 12, 2007
New York Magazine's Vulture blog scooped up quite the deal story yesterday afternoon involving PEN/Hemingway award winner Justin Cronin. In a major change of direction - also involving a pseudonym, Jordan Ainsley - Cronin is working on a postapoc... [GalleyCat]

HP-12: Tighter Security and a "Save Harry" Petition - Posted July 9, 2007
Time had its piece last week on how Scholastic handled security for HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS and now the Times does the same for the UK edition. ... [GalleyCat]

Recapping Book Expo Canada - Posted June 11, 2007
And since neither Ron nor I made the trek to Toronto to find out the publishing scoop of our northern neighbors (and in Sarah's case, her home country) we'll point you to the herculean efforts of the Quill & Quire blog, its tentacles in almost every major booth, panel, event or... [GalleyCat]

Previewing Book Expo Canada - Posted June 7, 2007
The Globe and Mail's James Adams looks at the upcoming Book Expo Canada - the smaller, kinder, more Canadian version of BEA - and wonders whether p... [GalleyCat]

Bertelsmann Makes Book Clubs Work in Eastern Bloc - Posted May 4, 2007
Business Week has a fascinating piece on the growth and expansion of Bertelsmann's book club arm into Eastern Europe and former Soviet Bloc countries like the Ukraine. In fact, Bertelsmann is enjoying dot-com-like expansion in fast-modernizing Ukraine for its book club, a category that's a slow- or no-growth proposition in the... [GalleyCat]

At the Edgar Awards - Posted April 27, 2007
If there was a theme to last night's packed Edgar Awards ceremony, it would have to be the element of surprise. Like Jason Goodwin's Best Novel win, so surprising editor Sarah Crichton that in her acceptance speech, she admitted she discouraged Goodwin from coming over from England t... [GalleyCat]

One of the Easiest Answers Ever Published - Posted April 9, 2007
"Why, why, why would a company publish a book this good and then practically demand that people not read it?" he asks. "Why not put the heroine on the jacket [and] "sell this baby a little?" - Stephen King on FIELDWORK by Mischa Berlinski, Entertainment Weekly "[H]ow do you... [GalleyCat]

50 Cent as Publishing Enterpreneur - Posted March 20, 2007
Over the weekend, the LA Times' Chris Lee profiled Curtis Jackson, the rapper better known to his fans as 50 Cent, and his recently launched publishing venture G-Unit Books. Thanks to its high profile spokesman and writers like ... [GalleyCat]

Dutton To Publish Meg Gardiner in the US - Posted March 19, 2007
It worked for Ron McLarty, and now the Stephen King Anointment Test (TM) works once more for Meg Gardiner. After teasing her readers earlier this week with the news of an American deal, she sup... [GalleyCat]

Proper Care and Marketing of Meg Gardiner - Posted February 23, 2007
Thanks to Stephen King's lavish praise, both on his website and on the back page of the February 16 issue of Entertainment Weekly, it's pretty damn difficult to find a copy of any of Meg Gardiner's books - wh... [GalleyCat]

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