Stephen King

Writers' Weird Jobs

Book Authors: Before They Became Famous

Many book authors didn’t start off being bestselling writers. They started with all sort of jobs. Here are a few of the odd jobs writers have worked prior to their success as book authors. Charles Dickens, author of The Tale of Two Cities — At age 12, he worked in a shoe polish factory labeling jars. […]

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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Stephen King on Being a Writer

Stephen King: The Only Real Requirement to Be a Writer

A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar. — Stephen King A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability […]

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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J K Rowling as Robert Galbraith

How to Use a Pen Name

Some authors like to use pen names when writing books, especially fiction. Below is a Q&A email I answered for an author who wanted to use a pen name (aka nom de plume or pseudonym) — and had a lot of questions on how to use a pen name successfully. Book Publishing Question: Using Pen […]

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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Stephen King on Editing

Stephen King on Rewriting

When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done. — Stephen King, author of Insomnia When your story is ready […]

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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