From his sophomore year at the University of Maine at Orono, he wrote a weekly column for the school newspaper, THE MAINE CAMPUS. He was also active in student politics, serving as a member of the Student Senate. He came to support the anti-war movement on the Orono campus, arriving at his stance from a conservative view that the war in Vietnam was unconstitutional. He graduated from the University of Maine at Orono in 1970, with a B.A. in English and qualified to teach on the high school level.
He began to write short stories and sell them to his mother’s friends for a nickel (King On Writing 15). Stephen graduated from Lisbon Falls High School where he was sought after to be on the newspaper staff. Stephen sold his first professional story to Starting Mystery Stories in 1967 (Stephen King.com 1-2). Stephen King met his wife, Tabitha, while attending the University of Maine at Orono. Tabitha and Stephen were married in January of 1971.
He started his short story writing with Men’s Magazine. He sold his stories really well through this. In 1967, He sold many books including ‘The Glass Floor’. He finally became an English teacher at Hampden High School. After his mother’s death, he and Tabitha decided to go to Colorado.
Early Years to his First Born in 1947, Stephen Edwin King was the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. When he was very young his parents were separated, so he and his older brother, David were raised by their mother. In his childhood he spent time Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father’s family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut. As a child Stephen and his brother made frequent visits to his mother’s family in Malden, Massachusetts and the small town of Pownal, Maine. At the young age of eleven, his mother moved him and his brother back to Durham, Maine, this time for good.
When he was only twelve, he began submitting stories to professional magazines, and he started his first novel in high school. He made his first fiction book sale when he was 20 years old, after graduating high school. Stephen attended the University of Maine to major in English, which he graduated from college in 1970. Life was tough for King in 1970, although he married Tabitha Spruce and had three children. He worked in a Laundromat, was a high school teacher, and continued to write on the side to support his family.
Stephen Edwin King was the son of Donald King and Ruth Pillsbury-King. He was born on September 21st, 1947 in the town of Portland, Maine. Stephen’s dad, Donald, abandoned the family when Stephen was very young. Stephen grew up with his hard working mother and his older brother, David. Stephen and his family moved around a lot throughout his childhood, but they finally settled in Durham, Maine when Stephen was eleven.
King started his actually writing career in January of 1959 when he and his brother David decided to publish their own local newspaper. So David bought a mimeograph and they called their paper Dave’s Rag, and it sold for 5 cents and issue. King attended high school in Lisbon, Maine at Lisbon High School in 1962. Him and his best friend Chris Chesley published a collection of 18 short stories called People, Places, and Things-Volume I. A year later King and Gaslight Books published a two part book titled “The Star Invaders.” King made his first published appearance in 1965.
Then in 1895 Frost married Elinor White whom he had been co-valedictorians with in high school. Then between 1897 and 1899 Frost felt the need to go back to college he attended Harvard as a special student only to leave without a degree. Over the next ten years he would write more poetry. Frost would live on and operate a farm in Derry, New Hampshire that his grandfather had purchase for him with the condition he live there for a minimum of ten years. He would also take a teaching position at Derry’s Pinkerton Academy to receive another form of income.
Frost studied for a brief stint at Dartmouth College and joined the Theta Delta Chi fraternity, before leaving to ultimately work as editor of the local newspaper. In 1894 Robert frost sold his first professional poem, “My Butterfly. An Elegy,” to The Independent for fifteen dollars, and had five poems privately printed thereafter. Frost proposed to Elinor Miriam White, a former classmate from St. Lawrence University due to his recent success. He waited for her to graduate while studying liberal arts at Harvard University, and in 1895 were married and had six children: sons Elliot, Carol, and daughters Lesley, Irma, Marjorie, and Elinor Bettina.
Halfway in his junior year, Emerson began keeping a list of books he had to read. This inspired him to make a journal in a bunch of notebooks that was called the "Wide World". In order for him to pay his bills he had to take other jobs, which includes a waiter and an occasional teacher. Emerson served as Poet; he made an original poem on Harvard's Class Day, a month before his graduation on August 29, 1821 In 1826, He started feeling sick so he went to seek out warmer and better weather climates. The first place he went to was Charleston, South Carolina, but left in a couple of week... ... middle of paper ... ...ropean trip, he spent a couple of months in Italy, visiting Rome, Florence and Venice.