Stephen King

Posted By on Oct 7, 2014 | 80 comments

Stephen King - Horror Selfies - Read More Scary Books!

HWA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient and Winner of 14 Bram Stoker Awardsยฎ

Submitted by: Stephen King, author of Revival, Mr. Mercedes


Tags: Books, Horror Writing, Reading, HWA Members


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  1. Read More Horror !


  3. The “King” has spoken!!!

  4. Nice selfie, love the double smileys. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  5. The King Is The King

  6. what else is there to read?? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  7. Write More Horror !!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Okay Mr King – write more scary books!

  9. I’m reading “It”, and “Tommyknockers”. Never seen the movie of “Tommyknockers”…. Both are AMAZING!

  10. Constant reader here!!

  11. I am waiting for your next book. There are no other authors I care to read.


  13. Yes Boss………..

  14. Write more then !!

  15. Read MORE scary books!

  16. Only those by Stephen King! You write the BEST scary books!

  17. Yes Sir!!!! x

  18. Horror The Best! I’am with you on facebook and my blog. ๐Ÿ™‚

  19. im currently reading Needful Things and I LOVE it. Stephen King is the best horror author there is.

  20. You’ve been warned!!!

  21. Horror Rocks, Long live the King!!!


  23. I have a mother who loves reading and encouraged me to read as well.
    I would borrow her books or go to the library. She would not let me read “Valley of the Dolls” so “The Shining” was my first adult book I read other than the classics required for school assignments. To this day, (45 yo

  24. Write One!

  25. Read more King!!

  26. Indeed. Hey, Stephen. Cyttarak, Cimmeria, the spaces between the light shafts in your hallways now. Loneliness & mysteries kiss all the mirrors. Lips so full, and crimson. Darkness presents a study in subtle repose, emeshed in your bed. A myriad veils flutter in intangible breezes, gossamer barriers, or enticing throughways to other scenes and stories. The universes whisper and reel around you: playful, infinitely inquisitive. Somewhere, Love waits: breathing. Dreaming of you. What’s your name? And, what colour is your soul? Wait…

  27. Read more Stephen King!

  28. Time to watch the STAND!!! Probably the best training film we have in a viral crisis.

  29. The world is a better place with great story tellers like you.

  30. Every Chance I get!

  31. Make more movies… (Dark Tower series)

  32. Message to stephen “write more scary books” ๐Ÿ˜‰

  33. You keep writing them, I’ll keep reading them!

  34. As long as you keep writing them, SK!

  35. love your books first was the stand. Addicted have read every one of your books.

  36. I’m his *biggest fan*

  37. Ok. But I prefer philosophy’s books: Stoicism, Epicurism, Ceticism … And fantasy as well: Tolkien, Rowling, Hugo, Alexander Dumas and so on. But ok, King. Obrigado pela dica.

  38. I am a constant, “constant reader”-there isn’t a book or short story out there by the King of Horror I have not read! When you set the bar so magnificently high it’s difficult to read others who are not of the same caliber. Although I have enjoyed some of your son’s books as well, he’s definitely carving out his own spot in the genre. ๐Ÿ™‚

  39. #1 fan… ๐Ÿ˜€

  40. Read more books! Does the genre matter? With all due respect to Mr. King (my favorite writer, but I am NOT his #1 fan), many people are not reading for pleasure anymore. They are too busy with social media, don’t want to take the time away from another hobby or are just not interested in reading. For those of you who do read on a regular basis, understand you are blessed. I lost my ability to read when I had a stroke. My passion of reading and writing was taken in five minutes. Be grateful and READ!

  41. Have read every thing written by you, at least 3 X each, some more than that, first one was the talisman, I was 13, reread it at age 23, Made me realize I needed to reread them all.
    You are the master, for your love of writing, I thank you

  42. King encourages reading of all types all the time. But this is Horror Selfies.

  43. Lynne, sorry to hear you can no longer read ๐Ÿ™ I myself read on average, 2-3 books a week, and cannot imagine the loss I would feel.
    I read aloud a book to my husband, who’s eyesight isn’t the best, one a week. I hope you have someone who can read to you.

  44. Read Breath of Heaven by M. M. Dorrance new young adult novel that is scary

  45. Not sure if I should read a greater number of scary books or read books that are scarier- I am planning on doing both!

  46. He’s my #1 bookwriter, he is soooo good to write books, i love all of he’s books ๐Ÿ˜€

  47. I’m ready “The Dome”… Do you think it is scary enough? I do love it, as all the S.King’s books!

  48. Lynne, you may want to look into audio books.

  49. Lynne,

    My heart goes out to you. I would lose my mind if I lost my ability to read. Some of the Kindle E-readers have text to speech functions though. I know it’s not the same.

  50. Hay. Stephen. king.
    Christine. Is. My. Fave. Movie.
    I. Love. It. u. rock. Happy. Halloween. Peace. out

  51. The first books that I remember reading were written by you. My dad would read my sister and I bedtime stories and the books I always chose were by you, H.P. Lovecraft, Anne Rice or J.R.R Tolkien. I still fall back to my favorites all the time. In fact, I’m enjoying Doctor Sleep right now. Your books have been a great source of enjoyment for me especially since my dad and I could bond over a love of books and reading.

  52. Write more books! Can never get enough books from my favorite artists ! I’ll work for free, pre-reading all your works.

  53. please do more books an also movies. big fan

  54. Actually reading “Horns” as we speak

  55. …….put down the phone, turn off the computer and pick up a book.

  56. If I could I would sneak that poster away long enough to change the cute little smiley faces into cute little shocked expressions.

  57. Tommy knockers is a good read. I myself have recently started reading it. By the way, there is a nice little reference to it in tommyknockers, made me chuckle when I came across it.

  58. What? what to do in a virus crisis. Follow your dreams and hope god nukes the bad guys.

  59. si tan solo hubiese algo bueno para leer….=(

  60. Reading a Joe Hill book right now…… a chip off the old block!

  61. If i could, i would do it but I’m a poor reader Mr King, so if you send me all your book collection i would be happy! Hugs from Brazil!

  62. Stephen King is an absolute legend I love his books I just cannot get enough of them, I live in Cairns Nth Queensland Australia, my daughter sends me the latest books.

  63. i love u! i love the way u write! all hail u!

  64. This is a selfie, of course he would say read more horror. I am sure that Mr. King would agree with you on read more books in general. But remember the selfie. Come on take it in the vein it was given and lighten up.

  65. You write them we will read them …. You are the master !!! My son , Grandchildren and myself are all fans !

  66. The first horror novel i ever read was from Stephen King, Now i can never pick any other author to read!!

  67. Lynne…. Audiobooks audiobooks audiobooks… I can’t tell how great they are… If your not sure then start with Mr Kings Dr Sleep read by Will Patton his voice makes this a story to remember…

  68. Hey Steven write more books I will read more books have all your books in hard cover you write them I will read them.

  69. I have been a huge fan since reading my first Stephen King book which just happened to be The Shining way back in 1979 or 1980. I love them all and would have to admit that I probably am your #1 fan, though I’m no Annie Wilkes (sp?). Maybe someday, with any luck, I’ll get to actually meet you so that you can sign one of my many books. After all, I’m not that far away from Portland, Oregon…or Portland, Maine…JK. Keep ’em coming!

  70. Thank you, Stephen.

  71. Yes my SAI!

  72. So nice to have you along!

  73. hey Lynne, really have you lost your reading habit? is that possible?

  74. Love all SK’s books. I want to find out more about the contests in the back of The Green Mile series. Who were the winners and the grand prize winner? At least their contributions… I entered the 4th contest and receive a signed manuscript from SK, it is a prized possession. I never wrote to thank you for picking my essay. Thank you very much kind sir. Jean

  75. If Uncle Steve tells me to read more scary books, then I’ll do it, gawdammit. (BTW, I read The Shining when I was like 10 or 11, under the covers by flashlight. Certain images terrified me and I’ve never forgotten them, but I was hooked on horror for life. THANKS, UNCLE STEVIE!

  76. Best literature around is Scary! Nice drawing Mr. King, only, not so scary with smiley faces? Tonight, I shall read,

    The Standddddddddd!

  77. Mr. King โ€“ I forgot to mention my favorite but inspirational (scary-turned-miracle) The Green Mile. Looks like a week of Halloween Reading Bliss!!!!! Yippeeeeeee!!!!!!ippi!eeeeeeeeeeeeee!

    Sorryโ€ฆ.Well, Happy Halloween To All and READ MORE SCARY BOOKS!

  78. ‘Meevo’ – but I grudgingly respect Stephen for his mastery of the horror genre. I am still King of sci-fi, though!

  79. Yes Sai! Anything you say Sai!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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