2007 photograph of Stephen King.

Stephen King (born September 21,1947) is an American author, screenwriter, musician, columnist, actor, film producer and director, most notable for his work on The Dark Tower Series as well as The Stand and The Shining. He has been called "The Master of Horror", because that genre is his specialty. He is a very prolific author and he says that he writes ten pages every day.

Recurring themes in his books are: psychology, psychopaths, mother-son relationship, the paranormal, death, monsters, writers and autobiography. He has written several stories in which the main character is a horror author, like himself.

Many of his novels have been made into movies including Carrie, Christine, The Shining, Riding the Bullet, It, The Green Mile, Secret Window and The Lawnmower Man.



Dark Tower Series Novels

  1. The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger (1982)
  2. The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three (1987)
  3. The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands (1991)
  4. The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass (1997)
  5. The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla (2003)
  6. The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah (2004)
  7. The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower (2004)

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