Tag: Pet Sematary

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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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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Part of the Wallpaper by George Lea

Stephen King. Regardless of how you find his work, it is impossible to deny his influence not only upon horror and genre fiction generally but also upon the publishing industry as a whole. Like many of those who have achieved a status of acclaim and influence through their work, King […]

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On Stephen King and Accepting Yourself as a Writer by Victorya Chase

Stephen King babysat me when I was young.  Like many kids of ‘a generation,’ I would come home from school, lock the door behind me, turn on the television, and spend the rest of the day sequestered indoors doing homework during commercial breaks.  While there were cartoons to be watched, […]

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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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