Stephen King’s new book, which is already getting rave reviews, is about an assassin for hire and the struggle with his last job. The prolific author discusses his latest novel, Billy Summers on Good Morning America.
“Did you know that you could sit in front of a screen or a pad of paper and change the world?” asks a character in Stephen King’s Billy Summers, having just written her first work of fiction. She could easily be describing King himself, the legendary storyteller responsible for over sixty global bestsellers, who hasContinue reading “Stephen King Takes Us Inside the Process of Writing Billy Summers”
Stephen King’s latest novel started with a single question: A killer for hire is on a high floor of a building, poised to shoot a victim; now, how does he get out? The answer to that conundrum occupies much of Billy Summers (out August 3). A nerve-rending thriller rather than a nightmare-inducing tale of terror,Continue reading “Stephen King Talks Thriller Billy Summers And Why The Pandemic Isn’t That Different From The Stand”
At 73, the bestselling author of horror and suspense has adapted his 2006 novel “Lisey’s Story” into an Apple TV miniseries. Stephen King talks with “Sunday Morning” anchor Jane Pauley about maintaining his prodigious output; what his early success with “Carrie” meant for his mother; and how a box left behind by his late fatherContinue reading “Stephen King Discusses Lisey’s Story And His Writing Process On CBS Sunday Morning”
Stephen King grew up poor but his writing has made him a very wealthy man, and he praises his mother for giving him the room to become a writer. King reveals now that he used the paperback royalties from his first novel, Carrie, to allow his mother to stop working, he tells CBS Sunday MorningContinue reading “Stephen King Reveals On “CBS Sunday Morning” He Used The Paperback Advance From His First Novel “Carrie” To Make Sure His Mother Never Had To Work Again”
Before Stephen King gets out of bed at 6 a.m., he makes a mental inventory of the things he’s grateful for. “It’s a nice way to start the day because you get a chance to almost do a review of your current life, your current status,” says King, 73. His family, friends and dog—a corgiContinue reading “Stephen King’s Daily Routine Involves Four Hours of Writing And A Nap In The Afternoon”
Dig into a Stephen King novel or watch one of his film adaptations, and life’s joys quickly become life’s terrors. Cars are wicked man traps. Prom is a nightmare. Dogs? Total snuff machines. But ask Pablo Larraín, the director of “Lisey’s Story,” the new supernatural mini-series based on King’s 2006 novel, and in King’s world,Continue reading “Stephen King On Why Lisey’s Story Was One He Had To Adapt Himself”
Not merely content with being the master of supernatural horror and one of the most prolific authors of his time, with 62 novels under his belt and counting, Stephen King has emerged as the undisputed champ of source material. There are too many classic film adaptations of King works to list them all, from CarrieContinue reading “Stephen King On Scary Stalkers, Being ‘Canceled’ By J.K. Rowling, And Navigating Trauma”
Oprah Winfrey is sitting down with Eddie Murphy. The media mogul will interview Murphy on the next episode of The Oprah Conversation, Apple TV+ announced. The pair will discuss Murphy’s decades-long career and return to stand-up comedy in the interview, as well as topics like diversity in Hollywood, cancel culture, and why he’s more comfortableContinue reading “Oprah Winfrey Interviews Eddie Murphy For The Oprah Conversation On Apple TV+”
In her new memoir, “Broken Horses,” the singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile takes a deep look at how “a mean, scrappy little trailer girl with the wrong clothes” became a six-time Grammy winner. Read the New York Times article HERE.