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Ten Famous Books by Stephen King and What They’re Really About by Georgina Morales

Let’s face it, Stephen King has published more that fifty novels and two hundred short stories, and has a fan base as big and wide as the world itself. Choosing among his work for the best ten is like shooting yourself in the head, then asking someone to tell you […]

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Persistence by Nikki Hopeman

When asked, “How do you write?” I invariably answer, “one word at a time.” —Stephen King I started reading Stephen King’s books in high school. That’s probably late to the game compared to a lot of horror readers and writers, but my choices in reading material came from a very […]

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Marking the Years with King’s Words by Jay Wilburn

I’ve read a lot of Stephen King books. I’ve read more of his work than any other author—maybe any other two or three authors’ works combined. It helps that he has written a ridiculous legacy of books and is still going. Even his more recent work speaks to me still. […]

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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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Organic King by Megan Dorei

I have always been an avid horror addict. Since the tender age of three when my curiosity led me to watch Halloween, horror in any format has always been my go-to when I need to cozy up and escape the world. In my opinion, an hour and a half spent […]

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Portrait of a Weird Kid as a Stephen King Fan by M.G. Allen

I started gobbling up Stephen King books at an early age.  No earlier than puberty though.  In that carefree age before all the weird changes and hormones kick in I think horror has no place.  Childhood, unless you’re born under harsh circumstances, is a verdant meadow of daffodils and finger […]

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King in Shorts, or, The Allure of the Peculiar Little Town By Kris Ashton

Rachel’s voice was grating, full of dirt. ‘Darling,’ it said. That was the moment I fell in love with the writing of Stephen King. I was eight or nine—old enough to read and understand the prose in an adult novel, but not quite old enough to get through one—and had […]

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From Nowhere to Geekdom by James Orr

It was a routine—it was a rut. My younger self, a lanky nineteen-year-old who considered his pastime, his hobby, as going out and getting hammered drunk. I stretched my hangovers into two days, truly giving my liver a beating. I chased girls with my friends, doing it badly, stumbling around […]

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