Quotes about Stephen King by Dean Koontz, Kameron Hurley, Rob Reiner, Christopher Golden, Paul G. Tremblay, Adam F. Goldberg and many others.
I have been reading Stephen King since CARRIE and hope to read him for many years to come.
Writers of all things speculative have played in alternate and parallel worlds for a long time – everyone from Stephen King to Philip Pullman to Tanith Lee – and it’s an obsession that likely isn’t going away any time soon.
I actually love Stephen King’s writing. I mean, we, actually, at Castle Rock, we’ve made seven movies out of Stephen King books.
How many writers in history have ever been as famous as Stephen King? He casts an awfully long shadow.
I became a reader – never mind a writer – because of Stephen King.
I was definitely more of a movie/cartoon guy than comics, but I really do like graphic novels – I don’t have the time to sit down and read Stephen King like I used to, so I find picking up ‘Saga’ every now and then and just diving back into it is a great way to stay reading.
Honestly, it’s terrible, but I don’t know if I’ve ever really read a Stephen King novel.
I’ve only read three books by Stephen King. When I was 10 I read ‘The Long Walk,’ one of his pseudonymous Bachman books. In my early 20s, while trapped on a family vacation, I read ‘The Dark Half,’ which taught me a word I have never forgotten: psychopomp. Now I have read ’11/22/63.’
Being a best-selling author doesn’t make you a millionaire. It’s not like Stephen King.
I sometimes think that the In campaign appears to be operating to a script written by George R.R. Martin and Stephen King – Brexit would mean a combination of ‘A Feast for Crows’ and ‘Misery.’
My gravity is always towards original material but ‘Gerald’s Game,’ I read it when I was nineteen years old, I got to the end and had gooseflesh up and down my arms and the back of my neck, I put it down and said ‘That’s one of my favourite Stephen King novels… it’s also unfilmable.’
Stephen King has inspired me with his humor and honesty, and his admonition that the author’s job is to tell the truth.
It wasn’t until I picked up Neil Gaiman, Diana Wynne Jones and Stephen King that I found there were people who were like me.
The last thing I want to do is to present something as ‘Stephen King, Part II,’ and have it be something that’s a big disappointment.
I thought The Shining was just absolutely wonderful. Stephen King reaches all kinds of people. In the beginning he was just dismissed out of hand, which was terrible.
I’ve always been a big fan of Stephen King, especially in my teenage years.
I went through a big Kurt Vonnegut phase. But the writers who made me decide at a very early age that this is probably something I wanted to do were Stephen King and Douglas Adams, when I was probably, like, ten years old.