Read Up On Stephen King Before 'Dr. Sleep' Film Comes Out!

Read Up On Stephen King Before 'Dr. Sleep' Film Comes Out!

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On November 8th we’re all going to see Doctor Sleep. Oh, wait, you’re not? Why? Because you don’t know the story? Well, let me fill you in… Ewan McGregor, also known as young Obi-Wan Kenobi, will star as Danny in the film adaptation for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, a story which follows an adult Danny Torence, the child from The Shining, as he struggles to shed his father’s legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. He goes to New Hampshire where he establishes a nursing home where he can use his shining power for good, comforting the dying before they go. …

10 Fictional Schools Even Worse Than Ones We Went To

10 Fictional Schools Even Worse Than Ones We Went To

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The back to school season is always difficult for those of us still enrolled in the education system, however we really don’t have it all that bad. And there’s nothing quite like books to make our lives feel just a little less sucky in comparison. Here are ten fictional schools that we would never want attend, in order from least bad to the absolute baddest.     10. Wayside School (Wayside school Series) Image via Scholastic   There is no way in hell that Wayside School is up to OSHA code. It’s literally falling down. Plus, none of the kids …

10 of Stephen King’s Tips on Writing Every Writer Should Know

10 of Stephen King’s Tips on Writing Every Writer Should Know

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Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft has long been a guidebook for aspiring writers, offering writing advice that has accumulated during his long and wildly successful writing career. As it approaches its 19th anniversary this year, On Writing continues to inspire generations of writers and these ten tips will show you why.   Here are ten writing tips in the words of Stephen King:   via GIPHY     “The scariest moment is always just before you start.”      “Your job isn’t to find these ideas but to recognize them when they show up.”     “The object of …

Get Your First Look at Stephen King, J. J. Abrams Megaseries ‘Castle Rock’!

Get Your First Look at Stephen King, J. J. Abrams Megaseries ‘Castle Rock’!

Hulu has released the first trailer for Castle Rock. The series promises to explore Stephen King’s shared universe, Castle Rock being a ubiquitous setting in the author’s work.   The footage looks gorgeous. From a melting videotape to a ghostly-looking Sissy Spacek (*nudge* Carrie *nudge*), Castle Rock has the same bleak-yet-enamoring aesthetic as Andy Muschietti’s It (2017). Speaking of It, a certain face may look familiar. Bill Skarsgård will be returning to King’s world in this series, but this time, presumably, with less clowning around.   The trailer’s most obvious callout is to The Shawshank Redemption, but Hulu’s previous teaser trailer promises …