Tag: influence

What’s your favorite? by Lori Michelle

Today marks the end of Unofficial Stephen King month.  I know I was supposed to write some fantastic essay on what SK meant to me, but I ran out of time. Well, would I run a whole month about the man if he hadn’t affected me somehow? I was never […]

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A Fearful Admiration by A.B. Davis

The funny thing about my experience with reading Stephen King is that though it’s limited, his influence over me is still huge. First, in the literal sense. I’d look up at my father’s bookshelf, and nestled between a now obsolete set of Funk and Wagnall’s (oh, the things I learned […]

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Influential Horror by Kyle Trujillo

Every modern horror writer has been, in some way, influenced by the works of Stephen King. His chilling introductions of nightmare to reality are an experience that readers, even detractors, are unlikely to forget. Though I may belong equally to either of these categories (I prefer Matheson, personally), there are […]

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Don’t Read This, Mom by Jessica McHugh

“No, you may not read Interview with the Vampire. There are adult situations and bad language—it’s just not appropriate for an eleven year old.” I found this reasoning from my mother quite confusing, especially since I’d read Pet Sematary when I was ten. I suppose she didn’t know, though I […]

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It’s here, it’s here!

The moment you have been waiting for all year has finally arrived. Nope, not Santa Claus. Nope, not Halloween just yet. It’s Unofficial Stephen King Month here at Dark Moon Digest’s Last Writes Blog. Face it. Stephen King has had a definite influence and impact on the horror world. He […]

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