Stephen King is an American author of modern horror, suspense, sci-fi and fantasy fiction. His 49 books have sold over 350 million copies and have been made into a variety of motion pictures, tv movies and comics.
"Why do writers write? Some of literary history’s most famous and timeless answers have come from George Orwell, Joan Didion, Susan Sontag, and Charles Bukowski. In her beautiful essay “Uncanny Singing That Comes from Certain Husks,” published in the 1991 anthology Why I Write: Thoughts on the Craft of Fiction (public library), Joy Williams considers the impetus for writing..."