Either they're good or they're bad, and, if they're bad, I just kind of laughKing a good sport about film adaptations Nov 21, 2007
I'm always interested to see what's going to happen when you beat the pinataKing a good sport about film adaptations Nov 21, 2007
Buyer should be aware that 'CELL' is a violent piece of work ... Like cheap whiskey, it's very nasty and extremely satisfyingAuthors auction naming rights for charity Aug 16, 2005
My wife asked me, 'How many times are you going to go back to the accident?' I said, 'I'm going to do it until I feel I've gotten rid of it.' And I think I've gotten rid of itKing revisits accident in 'Hospital' Mar 01, 2004
I'd never stop writing because I don't know what I'd do between 9 and 1 every day. But I'd stop publishing. I don't need the moneyEntertainment Today: Showbiz news Oct 02, 2002
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, which have been adapted into a number of feature films, television movies and comic books. As of 2011, King has written and published 49 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, five non-fiction books, and nine collections of short stories. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine.
King has received Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards, British Fantasy Society Awards, his novella The Way Station was a Nebula Award novelette nominee, and in 2003, the National Book Foundation awarded him the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
King's father, Donald Edwin King, who was born ca. 1913 in Peru, Indiana, was a merchant seaman. King's mother, Nellie Ruth (née Pillsbury; March 13, 1913 – December 28, 1973) was born in Scarborough, Maine. They were married July 23, 1939, in Cumberland County, Maine.