He mostly know as one of the greatest writers of all time and his stories have been adapted into major motion pictures.
Name: Stephen Edwin King
Born: September 21, 1947
From: Portland, Maine
Alma Mater: University of Maine
King is one of my favorite writers, a gifted and dark writer. Mostly known for his horror supernatural stories. Have sold more than 350 copies and have written over 200 short stories.
Probably when you see a horror movie or a tv series and you ask who wrote that story , well is probably Stephen King. This year have 3 stories adapted : The Dark Tower, IT and Mr. Mercedes.
He also have another pen name named as Richard Bachman .
More notable stories adapted to the big screen below:
Carrie (1976) (novel)
Salem’s Lot (1979) (TV movie) (Novel)
The Shinning (1980) (Novel) ( He hate’s the film btw)
The Boogeyman (1982) (short story)
Cujo (1983) (novel)
Christine (1983) (novel)
The Dead Zone (1983) (novel)
Children of the Corn (1984) (Short Story)
Stand by Me (1986) ( The Body- Novella)
The Running Man (1987) ( as Richard Bachman)
Pet Samatary (1989) (Novel and Screenplay)
IT (1990) (Mini series) (novel)
Misery 1990 (Novel)
The Shawshank Redemption (1996) (Short story)
The Green Mile (1999) (novel)
Dreamcatcher (2003) (novel)
Secret Window (2004) ( short story)
1408 (2004) (Short story)
The Mist (2004) (novel)
The Dark Tower (2017) (novels)
IT (2017) (novel)
and many many others!
Stephen King says he just sit down and start writing.
On Under the Dome set.
Also have some movie cameos
Some of my favorite Stephen King adaptations are
The Shawshank Redemption
The Shining (He hate it but I loved it. I can understand why)
I have a feeling I’ll love the new film more.
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