Tag Archives: Stephen King

Horror Movie Cleanse: Dead Silence

Dead Silence is the story of Jamie Ashen. Following the arrival of an unusual package at their front door that contained a doll, Jamie’s wife Lisa is found dead in their home. He returns back to his home town to bury his wife—a town that has a saying that sounds like a warning about not screaming if you see the face of Mary Shaw, a deceased ventriloquist. Jamie is estranged from his wealthy father, who’d recently had a stroke and was now remarried to a young woman named Ella. At least that is what Ella would have everyone believe. Continue reading

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Fires and Button Boxes

The following is in response to Stephen King’s book “Firestarter” and his novella with Richard Chizmar “Gwendy’s Button Box”. Firestarter depicts a father’s journey to keep his daughter safe even when he is not with her. So what he is … Continue reading

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Walking and Running with The King

The following is in response to Stephen King’s novels “The Long Walk” and “The Running Man.” The Long Walk is about a boy named Ray Garraty that volunteers to participate in the state-run contest called The Long Walk. One hundred … Continue reading

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Needful Quotes

The following are quotes from Stephen King’s Needful things. “At fifty-one you had to keep running just to escape the avalanche of your own past.” (p. 99) “Brian had uncovered one of the great truths of small towns: many secrets—in … Continue reading

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Roadwork Quotes

The following are quotes from the book Roadwork by Stephen King, which was the twenty-second book that I read this year. He said: “I can’t explain. I listened to myself. But people talk a different language inside. It sounds like … Continue reading

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Writing, Rage, and Youtube

The following is in response to Stephen King’s On Writing, King’s Rage, and Joseph Garrett’s Stampy’s Lovely Book. The eighteenth book that I read this year was On Writing by Mr. Stephen King. The book is in part autobiographical and … Continue reading

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A Whole Lot of Salem Quotes

The following are quotes from Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot. I do apologize that I have not provided page numbers—I read this book on my Kindle, therefore I have included the location numbers. Salem’s Lot was the seventeenth book that I … Continue reading

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