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Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into feature films, miniseries, television shows, and comic books. King has published 54 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and six non-fiction books. He has written nearly 200 short stories, most of which have been collected in book collections. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine. His novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption was the basis for the movie The Shawshank Redemption which is widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time.

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The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.

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Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.

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And in real life endings aren't always neat, whether they're happy endings, or whether they're sad e ...

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After the 9/11 apocalypse happened in New York City, people, particularly New Yorkers, who breathed ...

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People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them I have the hear ...

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People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them I have the hear ...

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We've switched from a culture that was interested in manufacturing, economics, politics - trying to ...

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Like anything else that happens on its own, the act of writing is beyond currency. Money is great st ...

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I had a period where I thought I might not be good enough to publish.

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I think most of us can remember from our own childhood, just in the Disney cartoons, things that fri ...

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Things were going very fast now. Too fast to suit him. Fantasy and reality had merged.

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Wherever you write is supposed to be a little bit of a refuge, a place where you can get away from t ...

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I love the movies, and when I go to see a movie that's been made from one of my books, I know that i ...

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And as a writer, one of the things that I've always been interested in doing is actually invading yo ...

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If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. The ...

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