Writer | Producer | Actor
Because The Shining came from a very personal place, King managed to write the book very quickly. The subject matter hit so close to King that he took time out from it to work on his next novel, The Stand.
[on film adaptations of his work] I don't feel any urge to control after I sign a piece of paper. I say, "See you later. You have what you need and I have what I want. As long as the check doesn't bounce, you and I are quits."
Uses single words or phrases as foreshadowing ("Redrum" in The Shining)
The Master of Mystery.
Stephen Edwin King
Portland, Maine, USA
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