Stephen King

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Stephen King

  1. 1. Stephen King Horror Writer of the 21 st Century Darius Singleton Business Essentials
  2. 2. Biography <ul><li>Born on September 21, 1947 to Donald Edwin and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. </li></ul><ul><li>He was an only child </li></ul><ul><li>His father left his mother on the pretense of buying a pack of cigarettes . </li></ul><ul><li>As a child king Experienced a lot of things including his friend getting struck by a train </li></ul>
  3. 3. Accomplishments <ul><li>He has written over 300-350 million copies of his books. </li></ul><ul><li>He received The National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. </li></ul><ul><li>He overcame the pain that he had after his accident . </li></ul><ul><li>He had three wonderful children that are still alive today </li></ul>
  4. 4. Challenges <ul><li>He had an addiction of Xanax and cocaine. </li></ul><ul><li>Ha also had thoughts of retirement. </li></ul><ul><li>He had a hard time writing because of his shattered hip bone from the accident. </li></ul><ul><li>He also had to watch his friend get struck by a train when he was just seven years old. </li></ul>
  5. 5. My Opinion <ul><li>I think that he was driven by the personal passion that he had to write books. </li></ul><ul><li>He was mostly driven by the want to entertain people and to make people believe that the things that he writes are true. He was also pushed because of his friends death </li></ul>
  6. 6. Affect on Society <ul><li>He made society believe that all you have to do is overcome anything. </li></ul><ul><li>He has helped many people to become what they wanted to become. </li></ul><ul><li>He has showed us the we can do anything or be anything we want. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Role Model <ul><li>I think that some people might consider him a role model. </li></ul><ul><li>I think that he should not be a role model to certain people such as young children. </li></ul><ul><li>He is not a role model to me. </li></ul><ul><li>I just like to read his book s because I like horror things such as horror movies. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The End

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