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  Stephen King Audiobooks | Online Audio Books | MP3 IPod
Stephen and his adopted older brother, David King, lived with their mother back and forth between Massachusetts and Maine, and his passion for writing surfaced in 1959 when he wrote articles in his brothers local "newspaper" titled "Dave's Rag".
Stephen King graduated from high school in 1966 and continued on to the University of Maine at Orono.
King's third novel in print was The Shining, and was based on a weekend visit to a hotel.
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  Short fiction by Stephen King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of short fiction by Stephen King.
This includes short stories as well as novellas.
A full listing as at 31 December 2004 with citations appears in 'The Complete Guide to the Works of Stephen King' by Rocky Wood, et al (ISBN 0975059335) and at 31 December 2005 in 'Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished' (ISBN 1587671301 and ISBN 0975059343) by Rocky Wood, et al.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Short_fiction_by_Stephen_King   (267 words)

 Biography of Stephen King - Biographyies List - BiograhpyFinder.com
Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine to Donald and Ruth Pillsbury King.
King barely missed the driver's side support post in the van, and also barely missed a spread of rocks on the ground near where he landed—either of which could have killed him or put him in a permanent coma.
King staged a mock funeral for Bachman after the pseudonym was made public, which in turn inspired the book The Dark Half, in which a novelist stages the burial of his horror author pseudonym after having a "serious" novel published, only to find that his alter ego does not want to leave quite so easily.
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 Stephen King and Richard Bachman Personal Information
Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947 in Portland, Maine He was a surprise addition to the family, as his mother had been told that she would never have children.
His parents, Donald and Nellie King, were experiencing difficulties in their marriage, and when Stephen King was only 2, his father, a door-to-door salesman for Electrolux, left the house to buy a pack of cigarettes...but never returned.
Stephen and his adopted older brother, David King, lived with their mother back and forth between Massachusetts and Maine, and his passion for writing surfaced in 1959 when he wrote articles in his brothers local "newspaper" titled "Dave's Rag".
www.horrorking.com /biography.html   (1842 words)

 Amazon.com Books: ( K ) / King, Stephen : General, Books on Cassette, Books on CD, Hardcover, Large Print, Paperback & ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Stephen King talks about his most autobiographical character, his biggest regret, what scared him most about writing the breakthrough horror-romance novel Bag of Bones, the book he wishes he'd written, and every single book he plans to pen before he quits publishing forever.
Stephen King didn't just lie there while recovering from his near-fatal accident; he composed On Writing, a wonderful memoir about his crash, his craft, his comeback from cocaine, and what every writer should know about plot, character, and the importance of family.
Stephen King is a man of many talents--not only has he written full-length novels, he has also penned short stories, screenplays, and a comic book.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/7491   (403 words)

 Teenreads.com -- Author Profile: Stephen King
King was not one to cry and wring her hands over this loss.
King's sister and at some indeterminate point in the past had volunteered the use of the Flaws' garage attic to store various items belonging to the King family.
King, when at the top of his game presents a universality, a timeless portrait of the human condition with which the greatest and least of us and all others in between can identify.
www.teenreads.com /authors/au-king-stephen.asp   (2590 words)

 Stephen King Biography
Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King.
Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels.
Stephen lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
www.topicsites.com /stephen-king/stephen_king.htm   (200 words)

 Fictionwise eBooks: Stephen King
Stephen King continues the saga of Roland, the last Gunslinger, and his quest for the Dark Tower in a world unlike any ever imagined, yet horrifyingly similar to our own.
The next-to-last novel in Stephen King's seven-volume magnum opus, Song of Susannah is at once a book of revelation, a fascinating key to the unfolding mystery of the Dark Tower, and a fast-paced story of double-barreled suspense.
Stephen King's most gripping and unforgettable novel, Bag of Bones, is a story of grief and a lost love's enduring bonds, of a new love haunted by the secrets of the past, of an innocent child caught in a terrible crossfire.
www.fictionwise.com /eBooks/StephenKingeBooks.htm   (2285 words)

 Amazon.com: On Writing: Books: Stephen King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
King also evokes his college days and his recovery from the van crash that nearly killed him, but the focus is always on what it all means to the craft.
King opens with a lengthy memoir that "attempted to show some of the incidents and life-situations which made me into the sort of writer I turned out to be." He calls this section "C.V," as in "curriculum vitae," his list of accomplishments and job skills.
King's success has made him a high-profile personality, more so than many other authors, and the level of public interest in his life is easily demonstrated by the overwhelming number of requests for updates on his condition received by his office and official web site in the weeks following his accident.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0743455967?v=glance   (3473 words)

 The Internet Book Database of Fiction :: Detailed view for the Author: Stephen [Edwin] King
Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King.
As Stephen was unable to find placement as a teacher immediately, the Kings lived on his earnings as a laborer at an industrial laundry, and her student loan and savings, with an occasional boost from a short story sale to men's magazines.
Stephen is a regular contributor to the American Cancer Society, provides scholarships for local high school students through Hampden Academy and contributes to many other local and national charities.
www.ibdof.com /IBDOF-author-detailedview.php?author=208   (1089 words)

 Sci Fi Wire -- The News Service of the Sci Fi Channel
King's Rose Red, the currently airing ABC miniseries about a haunted Seattle house, is one of his last projects, the horror author told the newspaper.
Up next: a book of short stories, due in March; a novel, From a Buick Eight, in the fall; the last three novels in the Dark Tower series, to be completed in the coming year; and a limited series about a haunted hospital for ABC.
King added, "You get to a point where you get to the edges of a room, and you can go back and go where you've been and basically recycle stuff.
www.scifi.com /scifiwire/art-main.html?2002-01/28/09.00.books   (287 words)

 Horrorking.com's Stephen King Page - Your Ultimate Stephen King Guide
Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine on Sept 21, 1947 as the son of Donald King and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury.
Having written over 40 books, including a 7 part series of novels, a 6 part serial novel, and numerous short stories, he is amongst the worlds most popular all time writers, and is undoubtedly the worlds leading horror writer.
An excellent review of Stephen King: The Non-Fiction from Green Man Review can be read here.
www.horrorking.com   (295 words)

 USATODAY.com - Stephen King promotes popular fiction in accepting literary award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The award King received was created in 1998 to honor American authors who are deemed to have contributed to modern literature with their life's work.
King showed his support for the foundation by buying five tables, which seated 12 people each at $1,000 a person, for a total of $60,000.
King said that while he worked as a teacher during the early 1970s, the couple struggled to make ends meet.
www.usatoday.com /life/books/news/2003-11-19-king-award_x.htm   (600 words)

 Salon.com Books | Stephen King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The monsters, ghosts and insanities that lurk beneath the bucolic landscape of King's territory in rural Maine are often diabolical, extraterrestrial or ancient in origin.
Throughout his work, King repeatedly suggests that every man is a potential vector for evil, that with the wrong stars overhead and the wrong demon at his ankles, he will channel a primordial bloodlust and become a wife killer, a child killer, a monster.
King and Dickens share a capacity for shamelessly sentimental yarn spinning and a love of the grotesque; both use their literary gifts to illuminate the ills of contemporary society.
archive.salon.com /books/feature/2000/08/11/guide_king   (1121 words)

 Stephen King Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In this combination memoir and writing guide, best-selling author Stephen King tells of how he came to be a writer and, in the process, explores many aspects of writing, from plot construction through some of the nuts and bolts of getting a book published.
This is the first half of a two-volume concoradance for Stephen King's epic Dark Tower series, detailing character names, place names, and references to each other and the rest of King's work.
Once there, he becomes entangled in a complex relationship between a 3-year-old girl, her young mother, and her grandfather, and, since this is, in fact, a Stephen King novel, Mike is also in for sleepless nights haunted by...
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/King,Stephen   (1305 words)

 Hearts in Atlantis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Hearts in Atlantis (1999) is a fictional work by Stephen King.
This is not quite a novel but not quite a short story either.
Young, carefree children start King's latest and in my opinion best novel in their home town of Harwich struggling with the pressures every eleven year old faces.
www.freeglossary.com /Stephen_King/Hearts_in_Atlantis   (734 words)

 Book by Stephen King - Nightmares and Dreamscapes - 0451180232 used book for sale
Kings stories often involve an unremarkable character—middle-class families, children, and often writers—being submerged into increasingly horrifying circumstances.He also produces more typical literary work, including the novellas The Body and Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption (later adapted as the movies Stand by Me and The Shawshank Redemption, respectively), as well as The Green Mile.
To pay for his studies, King took on odd jobs.One of them was at an industrial laundry, on which he drew material for the short story "The Mangler".
The Uncollected Stephen King members.tripod.com/~charnelhouse/uncollected.html The Uncollected Stephen King
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 The National Book Foundation
King will deliver a keynote address to an audience of more than 1,000 authors, editors, publishers, friends, and supporters of books and book publishing.
King's work has been translated into 33 languages, been published in 35 countries, and has been the basis for more than 70 films, television movies, and mini-series - a Guinness world record.
King's recognition, the November 19th ceremony will also feature the announcement of the four Winners of the 2003 National Book Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature.
www.nationalbook.org /dcal_2003.html   (927 words)

 Stephen King Site
Stephen King is the undisputed Master of horror fiction.
It has been written that "...King could write out his laundry list and have it published." Though there is truth to this, the quality of King's work has never wavered, from his early short stories, to Wizards and Glass, the recently released and long awaited book of the Dark Tower Series.
King worked hard to be where he is today.
www.veinotte.com /king   (182 words)

 Stephen King Site
Stephen King is the undisputed Master of horror fiction.
Stephen King is known around the world as todays most successful author of horror
It has been written that "...King could write out his laundry list and have it published." Though there is truth to this, the quality of King's work has never wavered, from his early short stories, to Wizards and Glass, the recently released and long awaited book of the Dark Tower Series.
veinotte.com /king   (182 words)

 The National Book Foundation
There is a time in the lives of most writers when they are vulnerable, when the vivid dreams and ambitions of childhood seem to pale in the harsh sunlight of what we call the real world.
Now, there are lots of people who will tell you that anyone who writes genre fiction or any kind of fiction that tells a story is in it for the money and nothing else.
It is not too much to say that these two gentlemen remade the face of American popular fiction and yet very few people here will have an idea of who I'm talking about or have read the work.
www.nationalbook.org /nbaacceptspeech_sking.html   (3073 words)

 Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World's Most Popular Author: Cemetery Dance Publications
Covering all King's published and known unpublished works from 1959 to the end of 2005 it reveals for the first time dozens of works and appearances previously unknown to King researchers.
Every known English language appearance of the nearly one thousand pieces of fiction and non-fiction (along with screenplays, plays, poems and even recipes and puzzles) are listed, some 100 of which were also previously unknown in the King community.
If you've ever wanted to build your King collection to ensure you have every piece it is possible to collect, in all their forms, this is the reference work you must have.
www.cemeterydance.com /page/CDP/PROD/brooks01   (739 words)

 Amazon.ca: Nightmares and Dreamscapes: Volume 1: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Stephen King disagrees: "My deeply held conviction is that story must be paramount....
The style ranges from King's well-honed horror to a Ray Bradbury-like fantasy voice to an ambitious pastiche of Raymond Chandler and Ross MacDonald.
In "Sorry, Right Number," King tries something new by writing the story in screenplay fashion; the gimmick doesn't necessarily add anything, but the plot itself is engaging nonetheless.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0453008445   (1057 words)

 Short Stories | Blood & Smoke by Stephen King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
I've always thought the writer would be the best reader because he or she wrote it; he knows where everything goes and how everything should be read.
Last is "In the Deathroom," yet another short story that began as an interesting idea, but wasn't brought to complete fruition, and was put to paper before it was ready.
This story is a scene in a longer novel, a simple series of events coming from one place, and leading to another.
inetreviews.com /bookreviews/DennisMoore/BloodAndSmoke/bloodsmoke.html   (621 words)

 NPR : Taking Stephen King Seriously
Stephen King is receiving the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation, which also bestows the prestigious National Book Awards.
Morning Edition, November 19, 2003 · Critics have rarely embraced Stephen King as a serious writer.
King discusses the award and his writing with NPR's Susan Stamberg.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1510901   (281 words)

 The Overlook Connection : Stephen King - Jhonathan And The Witchs - Rare Short Story [1565122720] - $16.95
This volumne collects Stephen King's first short story ever written at the age of 9 in 1956.
King's handwriting and it's also been typeset so you can read it in a proper font.
King at age 9 in the home he wrote the story in.
www.overlookconnection.com /product_info.php?products_id=5295   (171 words)

 Stephen King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Stephen King is the bestselling author of more than thirty books.
The Stephen King Universe (2001) by Stanley J Wiater
Stephen King Is Richard Bachman (2006) by Michael R Collings
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk /k/stephen-king   (1765 words)

 The American Spectator
MacDonald's generation will be the last of the fiction writers who came up through what were called "the pulps," cheap magazines of short genre fiction published in the early years of the twentieth century -- this at a time when the major magazines of the day published lots of short fiction, too.
Stephen King, now about 60, started via this route, too.
Some decent genre and popular fiction survives the corporate conglomolith known as book publishing today.
www.spectator.org /dsp_article.asp?art_id=7035   (1417 words)

 Stephen King: Uncollected Short Fiction, Poetry, Articles
This is a list of uncollected short fiction, poetry and articles written by Stephen King, followed by at least one source of the piece.
Short Fiction "All That You Love Will Be Carried Away" The New Yorker Jan 29, 2001 "Before the Play" Whispers #17/18 Aug 1982; TV Guide Apr 26-May 2 1997 (excerpt) "The Blue Air Compressor" Onan Jan 71; Heavy Metal Jul 1981 "The Cat From Hell" Cavalier Mar,Jun/1977; The Year's Finest Fantasy ed.
by George MacLeod and Bruce Holsapple 1970 "Dino" Salt Hill Journal 1994; Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished by Rocky Wood 2006 "Donovan's Brain" Moth ed.
www.eddog.com /sk/bib1.html   (559 words)

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