I missed out on reading stephen king for much of my life i think it was because i knew of him as a horror writer, and i am not a fan of horror but i finally picked up his dark tower series, then began reading some of the books that tie in, and my mind has drastically changed. Stephen king is a genius since he published his first novel, carrie, in 1974, he has written 53 additional fiction novels that's not even including his short story collections, novellas and. Leave it to stephen king to find a fresh way to tell a story about vampires a writer returns to the titular town where he had spent a good chunk of his childhood to research a long-abandoned house only to learn it was bought by a secretive man named barlow.
You put my two favorite books as bookends - stephen king and julia cameron bravo my only suggestion is to consider ann handley's everybody writes as a part ii of this post. 11/22/63 by stephen king - easily one of the most fascinating books i have ever read as part of my resolution to connect in 2012, i've decided i need to include myself in that connection. Jj abrams 'wasn't sure' how stephen king would react to and exchanges emails with the prolific author the way they tell stories is my favorite kind of storytelling [stephen king's.
—jacquelyn mitchard is the author of the deep end of the ocean and more than 20 other books, including the ya novel what we saw at night ($18, amazoncom) i read it when i was an outcast 10-year-old and the main character, little francie nolan, became my best friend. On a non-book related note, stephen king is also known for his voice in politics he is one of the most well-known authors, and he seems pretty untouchable. Everyone goes through a stephen king phase a phase where the master of horror is the principle writer that one reads for me, that period coincided with my isaac asimov phase, which lasted from mid elementary school to late middle school.
Banned books week 2009--a favorite authorstephen king according to the american library association , stephen king is one of the most challenged authors alive, meaning parents still want his books placed on special shelves in school libraries — or removed altogether. A psychological-horror series set in the stephen king multiverse, castle rock combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of king's best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of maine woodland. My favorite author: stephen king this forum is for discussion about authors you can discuss specific authors, types of authors, groups of authors, or any other topics related to authors.
Discover new books and write reviews on yabookscentralcom, the only social network devoted to young adult and children's books check out our giveaways and exclusive cover reveals for the latest in ya releases. Stephen edwin king was born on september 21, 1947, at the maine general hospital in portland his parents were nellie ruth (pillsbury), who worked as a caregiver at a mental institute, and donald edwin king, a merchant seaman. I love this stephen king is one of my favorite authors my first stephen king book was the dead zone i saw the movie a long time after i read the book, and i remember the book being a lot better. King has stated that roadwork is a favorite of his among the early books the dark tower series see the sf/f list for more information here, because you will probably end up reading the whole list if you like this series. Stephen king said some wonderful things about writing, and this quote is especially powerful writing is first and foremost about the writer it is a need that a person has, and it is a passion that enriches the writer's life.
Early life hill was born in 1972 to authors tabitha (née spruce) and stephen kinghe was born in hermon, maine and grew up in bangor, mainehis younger brother, owen king, is also a writer. I'm not as into king as i used to be but i'd still count sl as one of my favorite books the ending of the stand and the dark tower series left a bad taste in my mouth, but they're worth checking out too. First, let me say that i agree with the estimable mr chizmar that danse macabre is truly one of stephen king's most underrated books of all of king's canon, it's the one book i have read, and reread, with the most pleasure over the ensuing decades.
The most popular author of the last 50 years, almost everyone who reads books has read at least a few of his my favorite is the long walk, one of the books he released under the richard backman name. My favorite author: stephen king - my favorite author: stephen king it hit you like the flu or a summer cold, only it kept on getting worse, presumably until you choked to death on your own snot or until the fever burned you down. The stand was the first stephen king novel i read, and i've been reading stephen king novels ever since stephen king novels were what made me want to be a writer his work shaped how i thought. My favorite stephen king movies usually fall close in with my favorite books the stand was a great movie, all eight hours of it i have it on dvd and watch it every now and then.