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His father, Donald Edwin King, was a merchant seaman. Donald was born under the surname Pollock, but as an adult, used the surname King.
When King was 11, his family returned to Durham, Mainewhere his mother cared for her parents until their deaths. She then became a caregiver in a local residential facility for the mentally challenged.
While no longer religious, King chooses to believe in the existence of a God. His family told him that after leaving home to play with the boy, King returned, speechless and seemingly in shock. Only later did the family learn of the friend's death.
Some commentators have suggested that this event may have psychologically inspired some of King's darker works,  but King makes no mention of it in his memoir On Writing King related in detail his primary inspiration for writing horror fiction in his non-fiction Danse Macabrein a chapter titled "An Annoying Autobiographical Pause.
That inspiration occurred while browsing through an attic with his elder brother, when King uncovered a paperback version of an H. Lovecraft collection of short stories he remembers as The Lurker in the Shadows, that had belonged to his father.
He displayed an early interest in horror as an avid reader of EC's horror comicsincluding Tales from the Crypt he later paid tribute to the comics in his screenplay for Creepshow.
He began writing for fun while still in school, contributing articles to Dave's Rag, the newspaper his brother published with a mimeograph machineand later began selling to his friends stories based on movies he had seen though when discovered by his teachers, he was forced to return the profits.
The first of his stories to be independently published was "I Was a Teenage Grave Robber"; it was serialized over four issues three published and one unpublished of a fanzineComics Review, in That story was published the following year in a revised form as "In a Half-World of Terror" in another fanzine, Stories of Suspense, edited by Marv Wolfman.
That year, his daughter Naomi Rachel was born. After leaving the university, King earned a certificate to teach high school but, unable to find a teaching post immediately, initially supplemented his laboring wage by selling short stories to men's magazines such as Cavalier.
Many of these early stories have been republished in the collection Night Shift. The short story The Raft was published in Adam, a men's magazine. Luckily payment arrived for the short story The Raft, then entitled The Float, and "all I did was cash the check and pay the fine.
He continued to contribute short stories to magazines and worked on ideas for novels. King had thrown an early draft of the novel into the trash after becoming discouraged with his progress writing about a teenage girl with psychic powers.
His wife retrieved the manuscript and encouraged him to finish it.
King and his family moved to southern Maine because of his mother's failing health. At this time, he began writing a book titled Second Coming, later titled Jerusalem's Lot, before finally changing the title to Salem's Lot published In a issue of The Highway Patrolman magazine, he stated, "The story seems sort of down home to me.
I have a special cold spot in my heart for it! His Aunt Emrine had read the novel to her before she died. King has written of his severe drinking problem at this time, stating that he was drunk delivering the eulogy at his mother's funeral.
The family returned to western Maine inwhere King completed his fourth novel, The Stand published Inthe family, with the addition of Owen Phillip his third and last childtraveled briefly to England, returning to Maine that fall, where King began teaching creative writing at the University of Maine.
He has kept his primary residence in Maine ever since. The book, whose profits were donated to assist with famine relief in Africa, was written by a number of different authors in the comic book field, such as Chris ClaremontStan Leeand Alan Mooreas well as authors not primarily associated with that industry, such as Harlan Ellison.
Full Dark, No Stars - Kindle edition by Stephen King. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Full Dark, No Stars. Stephen King bibliography; Releases ↙ Novels 59 ↙ Collections 10 ↙ Nonfiction 5 ↙ Others 11 The following is a complete list of books published by Stephen King, an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than million copies, and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books. Nov 26, · In June of , Stephen King was hit by a van while walking along the shoulder of a country road in Maine. Six operations were required to save his life and mend his broken body.
The Dark Tower series In the late s, King began what became a series of interconnected stories about a lone gunslinger, Roland, who pursues the "Man in Black" in an alternate-reality universe that is a cross between J.
The first of these stories, The Dark Tower:'If you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write.' Here is Stephen King's master class on his craft. On Writing begins with a mesmerizing account of King's childhood and his early focus on writing to tell a story.
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Written by Stephen King, Audiobook narrated by Stephen King. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? This part of the book is full of advice, much of it common sense? some of it uniquely King's. What was one of the most memorable moments of On Writing?
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Stephen King Creates a List of 96 Books for Aspiring Writers to Read. Josh Jones is a writer and musician based in Durham, NC. Follow him at @jdmagness. A comprehensive list of all of Stephen King's works, organized oldest to newest by first publication.