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  StephenKing.com: Welcome
Hodder and Stoughton, the UK publishers of Stephen King, are offering fans a unique opportunity to design the advertising for Stephen King's eagerly anticipated new novel Duma Key.
In November, two new stories by Stephen will be appearing--"Ayana," in the Fall issue of The Paris Review, and "Mute," in the December issue of Playboy.
Stephen will be making two appearances in October to promote the publication of Best American Short Stories (2007) which he edited.
www.stephenking.com   (512 words)

  Stephen King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stephen King was born in 1947 in Portland, Maine and is of Scots-Irish ancestry.
King believes that, generally speaking, good stories cannot be called consciously and should not be plotted out beforehand but are better served by focusing on a single "seed" of a story and letting the story grow itself from there.
Stephen King is a lifelong fan of the Boston Red Sox, and is frequently found at both home and away baseball games.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stephen_King   (5177 words)

 Stephen King's Web Site - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947 at the Maine General Hospital in Portland Maine.
Stephen King made is first actual published appearance in 1965 in the magazine Comics Review with his story "I Was a Teenage Grave Robber." The story ran about 6,000 words in length.
In June 1999 Stephen King was severely injured in an accident that left him in critical condition with injuries to his lung, broken ribs, a broken leg and a severely fractured hip.
www.utopianweb.com /king/bio.asp   (852 words)

 The A to Z of Author Stephen King
King's collection, now in paperback and first published in late 1999, has five tales of childhood and college days in the 1960s, intertwined so that it reads more like a novel than a collection of novellas.
King didn't go to Vietnam, high blood pressure and burst ear-drums prevented him, but that war haunts these stories as students protest, are drafted and survive or change because of it.
Stephen King graduated with a BSC in English from the University of Maine in 1970 but although he was qualified to teach at high school level, he was unable to find a post straight away.
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 Stephen King
King started writing when he was still a child, and as a teenager he sold a couple of short stories to a mystery magazine.
Stephen King's latest literary deal calls for him to be paid $35 million for 4 books, a solid financial testament to his popularity.
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.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Bluffs/7745/king.htm   (1817 words)

 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Stephen was the grandson of William the Conqueror and about half-dozen years older than his cousin and rival for the throne, Matilda (daughter of Henry I).
Stephen had promised to recognize his cousin Matilda as lawful heir, but like many of the English/Norman nobles, was unwilling to yield the crown to a woman.
Stephen's relationship with the Church also deteriorated: he allowed the Church much judicial latitude (at the cost of royal authority) but alienated the Church by his persecution of Roger, Bishop of Salisbury in 1139.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon25.html   (724 words)

 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)

 StephenKing.com: Biography
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 made his directorial debut, as well as writing the screenplay, for the movie Maximum Overdrive (an adaptation of his short story "Trucks") in 1985.
www.stephenking.com /biography.php   (987 words)

 Stephen King News
From Stephen King, the modern master of terror, comes an all-new excursion into a place where horror comes alive.
The stage adaptation of Stephen King's Hollywood blockbuster, The Green Mile, is to be performed at the Waterside Theatre.
Stephen King's neonoir "The Colorado Kid" hits hard and fast with the kind of one-liners and rough talk that gave old-time pulp fiction its punch.
www.topix.net /who/stephen-king   (674 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
King was rough with the dog during the evaluation, according to the Dicks, but he assured the couple his training techniques were normal and would curb the dog's aggressiveness.
King says the "correction and praise" technique he uses is "the oldest method of dog training on the planet." He may be right, but critics, including other trainers, take issue with one of the "correction" techniques King uses.
According to the sheriff's records, King "got angry and threatened to shoot people." King's ex-wife, Brenda Carruthers, declined to be interviewed, but Beck was at King's house that day, as were the pregnant Carruthers and her daughter from a previous marriage, Beck says.
www.arkonline.com /stephen_king.htm   (3508 words)

 AskMen.com - Stephen King
Stephen King is the most famous and succesful horror writer ever.
Stephen King is one of the world's most famous writers, and for a genre that before him got little respect; horror.
Stephen Edwin King was born September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine, the son of Donald and Ruth King.
www.askmen.com /men/entertainment/55_stephen_king.html   (327 words)

 Stephen King
King has underlined, that even in the world of cynicism, despair, and cruelties, it remains possible for individuals to find love and discover unexpected resources in themselves.
King had thrown the first pages of the story in a garbage pail, but his wife rescued them and urged him to finish the work.
King confesses in On Writing that he had problems with alcohol as early as in 1975, when he wrote The Shining, and he also developed in the 1980s a drung addiction.
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 Wired News: Stephen King's 'Plant' Uprooted
After all, King's foray was greeted with great interest in the publishing industry, and was accompanied by enviable coverage in the media.
King will not charge for the already-written sixth installment, which is due on the site in late December.
King also said his agent insisted he take a breather so that foreign translation and publication of "The Plant" -- also in installments, also on the Net -- can catch up with American publication.
www.wired.com /news/culture/0,1284,40356,00.html   (897 words)

 Stephen King Quizzes and Trivia -- World's Largest Trivia Site!
Stephen King is the author that got me into reading.
Stephen King loves to refer to his novels in his other books.
This is an easy all multiple-choice quiz on Stephen King's novels, short stories, and maybe one or two from movies based on his works.
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 Stephen King
Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947 in Portland, Maine.
In 1970, King graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelor's degree in English.
Before publishing his first novel, Carrie in 1974, King worked as a janitor and a teacher, among many other jobs.
members.tripod.com /~Keynin/s_king.html   (122 words)

 - Stephen King: Dark Tower
With Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born heading towards the mid-point, we...
The midnight release of Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1 at nearly...
Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Gunslinger born comes to life thanks to an exciting mix...
marvel.com /darktower   (415 words)

 Stephen King - "Dreamcatcher"
Stephen King has often said that he writes 10 pages a day (forcing himself to write even when he doesn't want to) and it shows.
Half the book is an accumulation of those lousy 10 pages a day when he should have gone to the local pub, had a beer and recharged his literary batteries.
King likes to keep his main characters kids, as he then can have them say juvenile words, i.e., he (King) doesn't have to worry about writing grown-up halfway intelligent dialogue.
bookreviews.nabou.com /reviews/dreamcatcher.html   (831 words)

 Amazon.com: The Dead Zone (Signet): Books: Stephen King   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King takes this startlingly simple (and original) idea, and weaves it into the most complex, and intriguing, tapestry of his career.
King literally takes you from one extreme to the other here, does so brilliantly, and continues to do so for the rest of the novel, as Johnny and Stillson are set on their inexorable collision course.
King has always gone for the larger symbols along with more subtle ones.) His reactions are our reactions -- never made more clear than during the press conference at the hospital, where he looks on in abject horror at what his own power has done to a reporter there.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0451155750?v=glance   (2918 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.
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 Amazon.co.uk: It: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stephen King's idea for It came from a favorite childhood image: the entire cast of the Bugs Bunny Show coming on at the beginning.
King is like the pointillist painter Seurat: if you stand too close to the little dots, the picture falls apart, and it looks meaningless.
I'm a big King fan but I find that 'IT' totally eclipses everything else he's written, including 'The Stand' which is generally seen as his best (I don't care for it that much to be honest).
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0450411435   (787 words)

 Stephen King Biography
Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King.
Stephen lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
They are regular contributors to a number of charities including many libraries and have been honored locally for their philanthropic activities.
www.topicsites.com /stephen-king/stephen_king.htm   (194 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   (273 words)

 Stephen King WebSite
King is putting this story on-line, a piece at a time for a buck a pop.
King's next book is a non-fiction book on writing, called (appropriately) On Writing.
Stephen King was hit by a van on June 19, 1999 and was in serious condition, with a broken hip and other problems.
home.pacbell.net /jepace/king.html   (266 words)

 Stephen King (I)
Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General...
Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary': Stephen King Territory (2006) (V)....
Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary': The Characters (2006) (V)....
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 Stephen King
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)

Stephen King had to be on my list.
I was running into a decided problem by the fall of '79, when I finished grade twelve and went out to work.
Stephen King will be required reading in English classes sooner rather than later.
members.fortunecity.com /tirpetz/authorpages/king/king.htm   (259 words)

 Stephen King - Summary Bibliography (Long Works)
Stephen King's Creepshow: A George Romero Film (1990) with Berni Wrightson and Michele Wrightson
Stephen King: Three of the Latest and Greatest from Stephen King : Dolores Claiborne, Insomnia, Rose Madder (1996) [O]
Feast of Fear: Conversations With Stephen King (1993) with Tim Underwood and Chuck Miller
www.isfdb.org /cgi-bin/ea.cgi?Stephen_King   (380 words)

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