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When he was a child, Stephen King witnessed one of his friends being killed by a train, though he has no memory of the event. His family told him that after leaving to go play with the boy, King returned, speechless and in shock. Only later did the family learn of the friend’s death.

How Stephen King’s Childhood Inspired Stand by Me Author Stephen King was born in September, 1947 in Portland, Maine. His father deserted the family when he was two, leaving his mother to raise him and his older brother David by herself, sometimes under great financial difficulties. Though for several years she kept the family on …

When he was a child, Stephen King witnessed one of his friends being killed by a train, though he has no memory of the event. His family told him that after leaving to go play with the boy, King returned, speechless and in shock. Only later did the family learn of the friend’s death. Read More »

Stephen King would do so much cocaine he had to stuff cotton up his nose to stop blood from dripping on his typewriter.

Stephen King: Alcoholism, Drug Addiction and Fame Stephen King: Alcoholism, Drug Addiction and Fame 11 Comments Stephen King’s Addiction and Horror Stories The American novelist, Stephen Edwin King, is one of the world’s most recognized and successful horror authors of all time. Throughout his journey to fame and during his career, King battled with Alcoholism …

Stephen King would do so much cocaine he had to stuff cotton up his nose to stop blood from dripping on his typewriter. Read More »