Autumn and the horror genre go hand in hand. “The Shining,” by Stephen King, will sweep you away like a leaf in the cold wind.
In celebration of Stephen King’s birthday, come travel with us to some of the spookiest places you can visit from the King of Horror’s most famous novels.
While most people only know of the The Shining thanks to the film adaptation directed by Stanley Kubrick, Stephen King’s 1977 novel was published today, and to celebrate a story that has revolutionized the horror genre, here are a list of fun facts. 6. the location of the overlook hotel was entirely arbitrary After writing Carrie and ‘Salem’s Lot, which were both set in small towns in Maine, Stephen King wanted to, in his own words, “spend a year away from Maine so that my next novel would have a different sort of background.” To decide where his next story was to …
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When writing, The Stand (published in 1978) – a hugely famous dark fantasy novel in King’s repertoire about a pandemic powered by a weaponized version of the flu (does this sound relevant?) – King struggled to continue after reaching the 500 page mark.