Becoming a great writer takes time, dedication and skill. And as a writer myself, I am always looking for tips and tricks that can assist me.

So, in the spirit of Halloween and all things thriller, who better to give us writing tips this month than the king of thrillers himself?

Read on as media update's Saads Abrahams shares some thrilling writing secrets from Stephen King!

What Stephen King writing tip here is your favourite? Let us know in the comments section below.

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**Information sourced from On Writing and Independent