At the age of nine, Snyder attended a summer camp where one of the counselors read Stephen King's Eyes of the Dragon to him over the summer, an experience that Snyder says "really jump-started my love of story-telling." He was also influenced by the writing of Denis Johnson, Raymond Carver, Rick Bass, Joy Williams, Elizabeth McKracken, Stephen King, Tobias Wolff, and George Saunders. In comics, he has named Alan Moore and Frank Miller as his favorite writers. Snyder graduated from Brown University in 1998 with a degree in creative writing, and then worked at Walt Disney World for about a year.
Lonely Road Books (Summer, 2010). 1) Signed Limited Edition - comes in a traycase and features new additional artwork from Alex McVey and Glen Orbik (the book will be signed by them too), a William "Blockade Billy" Blakely baseball card, and a signed Stephen King baseball card. 2) Signed Lettered Edition - comes in a hand-made custom box with all of the Limited Edition bonuses plus an original piece of artwork and an art portfolio. The novella at Stephen King's official site. Blockade Billy.com.
Both A Good Marriage and Big Driver were adapted into films, with screenplays written by Stephen King and Richard Christian Matheson respectively. A Good Marriage was released theatrically in 2014, while Big Driver was released as a television film the same year. 1922 was adapted as a Netflix original film and released October 2017. Actor Thomas Jane portrayed the main role. 1922. Big Driver. Fair Extension. A Good Marriage.
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She is followed by Terri Windling with 9 out of 30 and Stephen Jones with 3 out of 28, both also mainly for editing anthologies. Jeffrey Ford has the highest number of wins after Datlow and Windling with 6 out of 14 nominations, and is tied for the highest number of fiction awards with Stephen King at four. The awards have been described by book critics such as The Guardian as a "prestigious fantasy prize", and one of the three most prestigious speculative fiction awards, along with the Hugo and Nebula Awards (which cover both fantasy and science fiction). In 2010 multiple winner George R. R.
Stephen King short fiction bibliography. Unpublished and uncollected works by Stephen King.
Fine Line Features DVD releases were split between HBO Video and New Line Home Entertainment. When New Line Home Entertainment ceased to exist in 2010, it was folded into Warner Home Video.
Doctor Sleep2013 novel of the same nameAbra Stone
Cemetery Dance also published Doctor Sleep as a limited edition in three versions: Gift edition (limited to 1,750 copies), Limited edition (limited to 700 copies), and Lettered edition (limited to 52 copies), the latter two signed by Stephen King and the illustrators. On March 1, 2013, Stephen King's official site unveiled the book's cover. A collector's edition was announced in August 2013 by Hodder & Staughton for publication in the United Kingdom, limited to 200 numbered copies, signed by Stephen King. An excerpt was published in the September 13, 2013 issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine.
Sleeping Beauties is a novel by Stephen King and his son Owen King, released on September 26, 2017. The book was first mentioned during a promotional appearance on the CBC radio program q. Of the novel, Stephen King stated, "Owen brought me this dynamite idea and I've collaborated a couple of times with Joe. I'm not going to say what the idea is because it's too good." The novel was officially announced in June 2016 and is said to take place in a women's prison in West Virginia during a strange mystical occurrence that causes all the women in the world to fall asleep.
The Talismanthe novel of the same nameThe Talisman'' (King and Straub novel)
The Talisman is a 1984 fantasy novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub. The plot is not related to that of Walter Scott's 1825 novel of the same name, although there is one oblique reference to "a Sir Walter Scott novel." The Talisman was nominated for both the Locus and World Fantasy Awards in 1985. King and Straub followed up with a sequel, Black House (2001), that picks up with a now-adult Jack as a retired Los Angeles homicide detective trying to solve a series of murders in the small town of French Landing, Wisconsin. The book is dedicated to the authors' mothers: "This book is for Ruth King, Elvena Straub."
The Wind Through the Keyholethe eighth novelthe next ''Dark Tower'' novel
The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole is a fantasy novel by American writer Stephen King. As part of The Dark Tower series, it is the eighth novel, but it is set chronologically between volumes four and five. First mentioned by King in 2009, after the controversial ending of the seventh novel in 2004, this new episode was announced on the author's official site on March 10, 2011. In an interview in March 2009, King stated, describing an idea for a new short story he recently had: "And then I thought, 'Well, why don't I find three more like this and do a book that would be almost like modern fairy tales?'
PicturehousePicturehouse EntertainmentPicture House
Picturehouse is an American film production and distribution company formed in 2005 as a joint venture of New Line Cinema and HBO Films. The company's films include Pan's Labyrinth, La Vie en rose, and The King of Kong. The company was started in 2005 by Time Warner subsidiaries New Line Cinema and HBO. It was influenced by Warner Independent Pictures, a division of Warner Bros. The company was formed from New Line and HBO's acquisition of the distribution arm of Newmarket Films, which was run by Bob Berney, who became the head of this new company. New Line's specialty division Fine Line Features was folded into Picturehouse.
My Pretty Pony (2009) is also a Dollar Baby short film, based on the Stephen King short story, directed by Mikhail Tank and starring Paul Marin (HD/SAG/4.4 minutes). There is an audio version read by Jerry Garcia available on YouTube. In May 2017, Saw star Tobin Bell will star in a short film based on the short story, directed by Luke Jaden and produced by Phil Wurtzel of Friel Films and Josh Boone. * Stephen King short fiction bibliography
Black HouseBlack House'' (novel)novel
Black House is a horror novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub. Published in 2001, it is the sequel to The Talisman. This is one of King's numerous novels, which also include Hearts in Atlantis and Insomnia, that tie in with the Dark Tower series. Black House was nominated to the Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel. The novel is set in Straub's homeland of Wisconsin, rather than in King's frequently-used backdrop of Maine. The town of "French Landing" is a fictionalized version of the town of Trempealeau, Wisconsin. Also, "Centralia" is named after the nearby small town of Centerville, Wisconsin, located at the intersection of Hwy 93 and Hwy 35.
Charlie the Choo-ChooCharlie the Choo-Choo: From the World of The Dark Tower
Charlie the Choo-Choo: From the World of The Dark Tower is a children's book by Stephen King, published under the pseudonym Beryl Evans. It is based on a fictional book central to the plot of King's previous novel The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands. It was published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers on November 11, 2016. The book was first revealed at San Diego Comic-Con, where a limited edition of 150 copies were given to attendees. Actress Allison Davies participated in a book signing at the event, portraying the fictional author Beryl Evans.
Stephen King's Kingdom HospitalAll EpisodesThe Kingdom
Kingdom Hospital (sometimes known as Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital) is a thirteen-episode television series based on Lars von Trier's The Kingdom (Danish title: Riget), which was developed by horror writer Stephen King in 2004 for American television. While initially conceived as a miniseries, it was later changed into a regular television series (albeit one that lasted one season). It was first aired on ABC on March 3 and concluded on July 15, 2004 after being put on hold during NBA playoffs. The story tells of the fictional Kingdom Hospital located in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a mill that manufactured military uniforms during the American Civil War.
The film is shot in the found footage style and draws inspiration from the 2016 clown sightings. A young married couple, Todd and Jessica Smith, two filmmakers from Raleigh, North Carolina, set out to produce a documentary exploring the highly publicized sightings of individuals dressed as evil clowns. Executive producer Tommy Vlahopoulos stated in March 2017: Clowns have traditionally been associated with slapstick style performance, comedy or mime, but there has always been a dark side to a clown. This is not fake news. Behind the Sightings is centered around the terrifying clown sightings that shook the world last year, and an eager couple swept up in all the phenomenon.
2012 novella of the same name
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ThrottleRoad Rage: ThrottleThrottle" (novella)
Throttle is a novella written by Joe Hill and Stephen King. It was published in February 2009 by Gauntlet Press in a limited edition anthology honoring Richard Matheson titled He Is Legend, and in a mass-market audiobook titled Road Rage, also containing Matheson's short story "Duel", which served as inspiration for Throttle. A comic book adaptation by IDW Publishing was published in the spring of 2012. On March 30, 2017, Army of One producer Emile Gladstone announced, that he will produce a movie based on the short story. * Stephen King short fiction bibliography
The Lord of the RingsThe Lord of the Rings'' film trilogyLord of the Rings
Jackson went around Hollywood for four weeks, showing a thirty-five-minute video of their work, before meeting with New Line Cinema's Mark Ordesky. At New Line Cinema, Robert Shaye viewed the video, and then asked why they were making two films when the book was published as three volumes (this was later corrected: New Line only made this choice out of economical reasons); he wanted to make a film trilogy. Now Jackson, Walsh, and Boyens had to write three new scripts. The expansion to three films allowed much more creative freedom, although Jackson, Walsh, and Boyens had to restructure their script accordingly.
End of Watch
End of Watch is a crime novel by American writer Stephen King, the third volume of a trilogy focusing on Detective Bill Hodges, following Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers. The book was first announced at an event at St. Francis College on April 21, 2015 under the title The Suicide Prince. On June 10, the new title End of Watch was announced. At the 2015 Edgar Awards, while accepting the award for Best Novel for Mr. Mercedes, King announced that the novel's antagonist, Brady Hartsfield, would be making a return in this book. The novel was released on June 7, 2016.