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IT by Stephen King: (how to write social commentary and still be entertaining)

“The task of a writer is not to solve a problem but to state the problem correctly.” — Anton Chekhov   It is a novel about an evil phantom clown who haunts a small Maine town called Derry. This evil clown, who … Continue reading

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Cujo by Stephen King (building realistic, intelligent characters)

In his memoirs, Stephen King says that he was so drunk when he wrote Cujo that he doesn’t even remember writing it—which is a shame because he says he likes Cujo. I have to say, this is absolutely astonishing that he was … Continue reading

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