Stephen King Quotes
A collection of quotes by Stephen King.
Stephen King is a renowned author, born on September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine. Known for his mastery of horror, suspense, and fantasy genres, King has become an iconic figure in the literary world. His childhood was marked by a fascination with storytelling, often creating his own imaginative tales. King's love for writing resonated throughout his youth, and he studied English at the University of Maine.
In the early 1970s, King began publishing his works, starting with his debut novel, "Carrie" in 1974. The book's enormous success established him as a prominent writer, and he continued to produce a string of bestsellers. King's vast bibliography includes timeless classics like "The Shining," "It," and "Misery," displaying his ability to captivate readers with suspense, engaging characters, and chilling narratives.
His storytelling prowess extends beyond novels, as several of his works have been adapted into successful movies and television series, including "The Shawshank Redemption," "The Green Mile," and "Under the Dome." King's imaginative storytelling has garnered him countless awards and accolades, solidifying his status as a master of horror literature.
Despite being primarily known for his thrilling tales, King has also penned works under the pseudonym Richard Bachman, exploring different writing styles and genres. With his distinctive voice and ability to delve into the darkest depths of the human psyche, Stephen King has played a significant role in shaping contemporary horror fiction.
?There are books full of great writing that don't have very good stories. Read sometimes for the story... don't be like the book-snobs who won't do that. Read sometimes for the words--the language. Don't be like the play-it-safers who won't do that. But when you find a book that has both a good story and good words, treasure that book. ?