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Stephen King is a successful novelist who has more than forty books to his name. Stephen King writes mostly horror novels, as these are the kinds of stories that fascinated him as a child. Stephen King grew up as the younger of two children to a single mother. Stephen King's father left his family when Stephen King was a small child. Stephen King's mother moved around frequently when he was a child, often moving to be close to one of her many siblings. Stephen King remembers very little of his childhood. However, when Stephen King was in high school he recalls a job working for the local newspaper that introduced him to an editor who greatly influenced his writing with his remarkable editing suggestions.

Stephen King came from a working class background. Stephen King worked his way through college and then took several jobs, some laborious...

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