King, Stephen Edwin( American writer)
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Stephen Edwin King (Stephen Edwin King), the most popular American novelist, was born September 21, 1947, in Maine.
His parents were Donald Edwin King (Donald Edwin King) and Ruth Pilsberi King (Ruth Pillsbury King). Stephen was the only child of Edwin and Ruth, his older brother, David King (David King) has been adopted for two years before the birth of Stephen. Kinga was a typical American family until one night when Donald said he was going for cigarettes, and since then its no one else has ever seen. Since then, Ruth took up self-rising family, sometimes with assistance from their relatives. The family wandered in many states for several years, until finally he went back to Derhem, Maine in 1958.
Stephen King began his actual career as a writer in January 1959, when David and he decided to publish their own local town newspaper, "Dave is Rag". Older brother bought a mimeograph, and the brothers began to publish the newspaper, which sold for five cents. Stephen entered the United States Lisbon Central School in Lisbon, Maine in 1962. In collaboration with his best friend, Chris Chesley (Chris Chesley), in 1963 they published a collection of 18 short stories, entitled "People, Places, and Things-Volume I". The stories, written by King, called "Hotel at the End of the Road", "I have Got to Get Away!", "The Dimension Warp", "The Thing at the Bottom of the Well", "The Stranger", "I am Falling "," The Cursed Expedition ", and" The Other Side of the Fog. "
. A year later, in an amateur Publishing King "Triad and Gaslight Books" came out two parts of his book, called "The Star Invaders"
. Stephen King published his first actual real work in 1965. in the magazine "Comics Review". This was the story "I Was a Teenage Grave Robber". The story was about 6,000 words. In 1966, Mr.. Stephen King graduated from high school and enrolled at the University of Maine. Looking back on his school days, King recalled "My school career was totally unremarkable. I was neither the best nor the worst student of class. During the first year in college, King completed his first real novel "The Long Walk." He introduced the novel publisher Bennett Cerf / Random House and received a waiver.
King poorly perceived failures and far delayed their work. Stephen King made his first small sale with the story "The Glass Floor" in the amount of thirty-five dollars. In June 1970. Stephen King graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelor
Science in English and earned a high school teacher USA. King's next idea came after reading a poem by Robert Browning (Robert Browning) "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came". Stephen found a bright color books in the library and began work on the Dark Tower Saga. But because of his lack of money he was unable to continue
work in a big way, and the book has also been long delayed.
King for a long time could not find a job specialty, so a living laborer at the station pumping gas, getting $ 1.25 an hour, was moonlighting in an industrial laundry. Random fees, which Stephen received by publishing stories in a variety of
"magazines for men," such as "Cavalier", to assist some help. January 2, 1971, Mr.. Stephen King married Tabitha Jane Spruce (Tabitha Jane Spruce), whom he met and befriended another university. And since 1971, King took a job teaching at Hemdenskuyu Academy, earning 6,400 dollars per year. Kinga then moved to Harmon, a small town west of Bangor, Maine. Stephen King began work on a short story about a girl whose name was Carietta White.
After a few pages, King decided that it was a bad story, and threw everything written in the trash. Fortunately for Stephen, his wife, Tabitha, raised the top page and start reading them. She asked her husband to continue. Stephen gave. In January 1973, King introduced the now novel "Carrie" by Doubleday. In March, Doubleday bought the book. May 12, the publishing house sold the copyright to "Carrie" New American Library for $ 400,000. Under the contract, Stephen King received half that amount. King left a job teaching to devote the whole day creativity. The rest, as they say, is history. Since then, King has written numerous short stories and novels, many films were created according to his work.
Stephen King is considered the "Masters of Horror". His books were translated into 33 languages, published in more than 35 different countries. Published more than 300 million copies of his works. He currently resides in Bangor, Maine with his wife, where in his house continues to write his amazing and beautiful work.