Archive for the ‘Stephen King’ Category

Full disclosure: I adore Stephen King. I have read nearly everything he has written, and I own most of what I have read. He is an intelligent, thoughtful writer. According to John D. MacDonald (a prolific writer himself), a good writer is one who makes the reader forget they are reading a story. MacDonald cautions […]

I only started reading Stephen King a few years ago. Until then, I was one of those deluded people who thought horror was stupid, cheesy, and not good literature. While that’s true for a lot of horror, Stephen King has taken the genre and turned it into popular fiction AND really good writing. That said, […]