Full Throttle: Stories - “Introduction: Who’s Your Daddy?” Summary & Analysis

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“Introduction: Who’s Your Daddy?” began with Joe Hill recalling the stories his father, Stephen King, read to him before bed when he was a child. They were scary stories, and they bonded over the experience. They watched scary movies together and reveled in their imaginations. Hill also remembered his mother’s voice and influence reading him stories as well. He acknowledged that both his parents were writers, and remembered a time when he acted in one of his father’s movies. As a teenager, Hill read Fangoria magazine the featured all the latest in horror. This inspired Hill to write every day like his parents, who fostered his development by giving him influential books about writing. Ray Bradbury and Lawrence Block had the most influence on him. Through his research, he decided to use a pseudonym.

Hill wrote novels...

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