ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Stephen King’s advice for writers

Photo by Emmanuel Ikwuegbu on Unsplash

Stephen King made his first dollar in the writing business selling stories to his mother when he was barely old enough for school. When he was fourteen, he started impaling rejection slips on a nail in his bedroom wall. The rejection slips piled up. When the nail couldn’t hold them all, he replaced it with a large hook.

In his later twenties, the paperback rights for Carrie made Stephen King $200,000, and…

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Nasar Karim

Nasar Karim

BSc Psychology. Writer. Dreamer. Poet. Addicted to risk.