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Sorry everyone, Stephen King has just given this 1 word a ‘long vacation’

The King of horror is done with things being 'amazing'.Image: WireImage This isn’t the first time Stephen King has banned a particular word or phrase. Anyone who’s read his excellent book On Writing will know he has more than a few pet peeves, and in recent years he’s taken to expressing these on Twitter. SEE ALSO: 41 times Stephen King’s dog Molly was the most evil beast on the internet Here’s an example from last year: Note to writers: “Amazing” is very tired. “Amazing” needs a long vacation. Therefore, please…

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Stephen King sells short story film rights to students for $1

Stephen King is all about those student films.Image: WireImage For anyone hoping to make their mark in the world of horror movies, you’d think a Stephen King adaption would pretty much be the holy grail. For some students at Blaenau Gwent Film Academy in Wales, UK, though, it’s a reality. SEE ALSO: 13 of the best Stephen King short stories you’ve never read The Academy recently signed a contract to adapt “Stationary Bike”, a short story featured in King’s collection Just After Sunset. And they only had to pay $1…

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Stephen King uses a quote from ‘Animal Farm’ to go after Trump and Putin

Stephen King is definitely not Trump's number one fan.Image: strid Stawiarz/Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images When it comes to taking down Trump on Twitter, Stephen King regularly employs his full bag of writer’s tricks to make sure the task is carried out as efficiently as possible. Sometimes, though, all he needs is a well-placed quote. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling and Stephen King join forces to troll Donald Trump Following Trump and Putin’s summit in Helsinki earlier this week, the horror master took to Twitter to quote George Orwell. What Mr. Barclay said.…

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This video of a debut author seeing her novel for the first time is amazing

Unwrapping any book in the post is always a little bit exciting, but now imagine it’s your book that you actually wrote yourself. Then imagine your reaction going viral on Twitter to the point where Stephen fricking King actually ends up retweeting it. That’s what happened to author Tomi Adeyemi on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: I tried to write a novel in a month and now I have a publishing offer Adeyemi’s debut novel, Children of Blood and Bone, is coming out next month. On Tuesday, Adeyemi received her first copy…

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‘It’ has left red balloons floating around Sydney and nope nope nope

Blissful folks thinking they’d enjoy a casually murder clown-free Monday morning were in for a rude awakening today.  Red balloons popped (sorry) up in Sydney’s CBD, as part of a widespread and undeniably budget-conscious marketing campaign for the release of Stephen King novel turned movie It this Thursday. SEE ALSO: This toddler dressed up as the creepy clown from ‘It’ will haunt your dreams forever Apparently all you need is some helium and red balloons to scare the shit out of locals, who immediately recognised the floating doom indicators as…

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