Carrie White Deserved So Much More

Carrie White Deserved So Much More

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For another spooky article this spooky season, I wanted to share some thoughts on one of my favorite horror novels of all time Carrie by Stephen King. She deserved so much more and Carrie is an example of villains who should get more sympathy.   Image Via Go Into The Story – The Black List   Her mother was extremely religious, and abusive towards her daughter. She punishes Carrie for getting her period. Her period turned her into a woman which tainted her in some way to her mom. We can look at these points of exaggeration for Catholicism or …

5 Horror Novels To Get You In The Spooky Spirit

5 Horror Novels To Get You In The Spooky Spirit

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It’s finally October and my favorite season of the year. Halloween will be upon us so if you are a horror fan who likes to binge scary movies or television series, here are five novels guaranteed to get you ready for the Halloween season. But just remember that these stories aren’t for the faint of heart and a lot of them deal with heavy themes so tread carefully.     #5 The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson   Image Via Penguin Random House   Girl, this house is haunted by some thick spirits. Get the heck out.     …

Stephen King Releases Free Short Story! Check it Out Here!

Stephen King Releases Free Short Story! Check it Out Here!

I know, you were worried that there wouldn’t be any more Stephen King news, but lucky for you, the legendary author of horror and suspense novels has recently released a free short story, Laurie, on his website. You can read it here!   King wrote the story about his wife’s dog, Vixen, who recently passed away. The story is a heartwarming tale about an old man and his pup. It’s just, you know, written by Stephen King so it’s bound to have a twist somewhere. It is only thirty-two pages, so why not read it on your lunch break?   Several people …

Stephen King Published a Spooky Kids’ Book and Didn’t Tell Anyone

Stephen King Published a Spooky Kids’ Book and Didn’t Tell Anyone

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If you’re a fan of the Dark Towers series, or a fan of Stephen King in general, then you may already know about this children’s book:   via Bustle    The book, which was published November 11, 2016, is titled Charlie the Choo-Choo and, at just a glance, may come across as your seemingly average, run-of-the-mill children’s story about a talking tank engine and his engineering friend (well, despite the deeply chilling and creepy smile of said tank engine; Thomas the Tank Engine never looked at me that way) but, you can trust me when I say it is oh, so much more.    According to the cover …

George R. R. Martin Asks Stephen King, “How the F*ck Do You Write so Many Books?”

George R. R. Martin Asks Stephen King, “How the F*ck Do You Write so Many Books?”

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WE LOOK BACK AT ONE OF OUR BIGGEST GAME OF THRONES ARTICLES FROM 2017, AHEAD OF SEASON 8’S PREMIERE!    George R. R. Martin asked Stephen King the question we’ve all wanted to ask at a recent event in Albuquerque. Martin and King sat down for an hour to discuss many things involving their writing styles and character development. At the end of the hour (around 50:14), King asked Martin if there was anything he’s always wanted to ask him, to which George R. R. Martin said, “Yes, yes there is something I want to ask you. How the fuck do you write …