Tag: The Shining

This Isn’t For Your Eyes by George Lea

I started young. Very young. Never denied, never censored. Likely before I could walk, before I could speak. Vague recollections of that time; the first images, distorted, exaggerated. I’ve managed to revisit most of them in my adult life, though it’s impossible to recreate that first frisson now. The memories […]

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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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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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Hail to the King by Sean M Davis

I’ve always been a writer. Well, I suppose that’s misleading. I wasn’t born with a pen in my hand or any other clichés like that. Let me clarify. I’ve always told stories. The funny thing, which I learned quickly, was that if you told stories out loud, you were called […]

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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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Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep was the highly anticipated sequel to one of King’s most horrifying books, The Shining. Called “[an] instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals”, Doctor Sleep was instantly embraced by fans of the […]

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