Essay: The Writing Life


by Stephen King for The Washington Post

“About halfway through my latest novel, Jim Dooley, a dangerously unhinged literary stalker finds himself in the study of his idol, Scott Landon, a famous writer. Although Scott has been dead for nearly two years, Dooley is overcome with awe. “He deserved a nice place like this,” he tells Scott’s widow. “I hope he enjoyed it, when he wasn’t agonizin’ over his creations.”

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