Stephen King:The Master of Terrror

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Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947 in Portland Maine. In 1949 when King was two his father left him, his brother, and his mother. With his father gone King's mother began to work several jobs so King rarely saw his mother. But when he did see her she would read to him. They would read adventures, such as Treasure Island, and comics. By himself he would read Dr. Seuss. King saw his first horror film, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, when he was seven. Even with his mother working several jobs King lived an upper-middle class, he had a rented house with an outhouse in the back yard and a well on the side. When the well was dry King would drag buckets of water home from the creek. He always had a meal on the table but never had dessert.

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