“People think that I must be a very strange person. This is not correct. I have the heart of a small boy. It is in a glass jar on my desk,” said the great author Stephen King. Kings quotes are very deep and inspirational and come from a hardworking man whose thought about giving up writing, and has been through true difficulties to inspire his great novels. After taking a closer look at the life and work of Stephen King, it is apparent that he deserves recognition as a profound American author. When Stephen King wrote, “Carrie” he had such little belief in his ability that he threw it away, but thanks to his girlfriend she retrieved it from the garbage and had it published and made it one of his most famous books ("The Paris Review.") .
Stephen Kings childhood plays a big role in his future career as a writer. Stephen King was brought into the world on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital in Portland ("Stephen King." ). He was his parents only natural-born child. King had one adopted brother, David who was two years older, and his parents, Donald Edwin King and Ruth Pillsbury King. However Donald Edwin King abandoned his family one night. “They traveled throughout many states over the following years, finally moving back to Durham, Maine, in 1958.” ( "Stephen King.")
Stephen King had many people to influence his writing career when he just started out writing. Stephen King started small with his friend Chris Chesley in 1963 when they published a collection of 18 short stories ("Stephen King."). King and Chelsey ended up selling stories for thirty cents to the local people. In many of Kings newer stories he has many quotes from some of his favorite rock songs. One of the things that makes King a great writer is the fact that he uses his love for music to create great stories.
Stephen King had many great novels and they all started from his passions for writing when he was twelve. King started writing with his friend Chris Chesley when they made a small local newspaper. King then made stories to be published in the newspaper. King sold his first book...