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Stephen Edwin King aka The King of Terror is one of todays most popular and best-selling writers and is an immensely popular horror-fiction author Kings great success as an author is not without cause however Many elements in Kings writing style and method differentiate him from the crowd and crowns him The King of Terror Stephen his brother and mother moved quite frequently when he was a child When he was seven years old they moved to Stratford Connecticut where Stephen got his first look at horror from listening to Mars is Heaven over a radio His writings have been greatly influenced by his exposure tot he storytelling over the radio He writes in a way so that when readers read through his work they have a visual experience over what is going on much the same way in which radio storytelling was done That same year Stephen went to see his first horror movie The Creature from the Black Lagoon Since the movie I still see things cinematically I write down everything I see What I see it seems like a movie to me Another great influence to his writings was the discovery of HP Lovecraft Lovecraft used his present surroundings many times as his settings for his writings Stephen has also used this method in his works For example Stephen uses Castle Rock Maine as the setting in many of his works Castle Rock is a composure of several towns in which he lived in while he was a child although the main town is Durham Maine These early influences in Stephens life influenced his writing style immensely His writiings are generally characterized by his acute attention to physical detail and his realistic settings Stephens works are so powerful because he uses his experiences and observations from his everyday life and places them into his unique stories His writings draw upon a common fear to which every reader can relate Also
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