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Stephen King’s Biography

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Stephen King was one most of the popular American authors in history. He was

born in Portland, Marine on Sept 21, 1947. He was raised by his mother, Nellie Pillsbury,

and his father, Donald King. Today, Stephen King and his wife, Tabitha King, are living

in Florida. “He and Tabitha Spruce married in January of 1971. He met Tabitha in the

stacks of the Fog Library at the University of Maine at Orono, where they both worked as

students.” (King) He published his first horror novel while study at the University.

“While at college, King supported his education and family’s hard pressed finance by

taking small jobs and selling stories to various magazines.” During his early career, he

was famous for a series of horror novel called, “Dark Tower Stories”. In the late 1990s,

he was injured by a car crash which resulted in a very bad condition in his leg and lung,

too (“Stephen Edwin King”). Now, he and his wife support local community charities

and a scholarship for local high school students in Florida (King). Stephen King show of

his life where it has influences of his writing and how it did impact many people.

King’s fascination with honor of fact his writing throughout his career. The first

evidence of Stephen King being very interest in horror showed in his work in his early

education (“Stephen Edwin King”). He read a scary comic book which affected how he

wrote (“Biography of Stephen King”). “Much of King’s early works were science fiction

based, but because he lacked the scientific grounding, they tended to be a bit thin on

detail, but still excellent for someone of his age.” Later, he combined science fiction and

fantasy in his writing to have more eff...

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