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| Second 11/22/63 Dallas Event Announced|
October 11th, 2011 8:30:00 am
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT -A Real Bookstore in The Village at Fairview will be hosting an on-stage appearance at McKinney North High School, 2550 Wilmeth Road, McKinney, TX 75071 at 7 PM on November 11th. This will be a reading, talk, and audience Q&A.
This is a ticketed event and advance purchase is required--ticket sales beginning October 11th at 9 AM CT. There will be 250 pre-signed books which will be randomly blended in with all copies available.
For more information regarding this event, please visit theA Real Bookstore web site.
| A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King on TCM|
October 3rd, 2011 10:20:00 am
Turner Classic Movies is now airing A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King. The Dreamworks Television special features Stephen discussing classic horror films and their influence upon him.
Films to be discussed will include Freaks, Cat People, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Night of the Living Dead, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Jaws, Halloween and The Changeling to name a few.
For more information, see the link below.
More Information on TCM.com
| 11/22/63 Audiobook Samples - (UPDATED)|
October 3rd, 2011 9:00:00 am
Simon & Schuster Audio and StephenKing.com will be releasing seven audiobook samples from 11/22/63 every Monday and Friday through October 24th.
These samples will be posted at 9:00am EST each release day and will include much of the first chapter of Stephen's epic tale. - All seven audiobook samples are now available.
Simon & Schuster Audio has released a video interview with Craig Wasson, narrator of the 11/22/63 audiobook. See the 11/22/63 Promo Page link below for more information and links to the video.
11/22/63 Promo Page
| 11/7/11 - Boston Event|
October 1st, 2011 2:00:00 pm
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT - Stephen will be appearing at the JFK Library, Boston, MA, to do a reading and on-stage conversation from 1:30-2:30 PM.
All forums are free and open to the public. To make a reservation, call 617-514-1643 or go online atwww.jfklibrary.org. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Once the main hall is full, seating is in an overflow theater where the forum is streamed live. Doors to the main hall open one hour before the program begins.
For more information, visit their site here.
| Dr. Sleep In The Works (UPDATED)|
October 1st, 2011 2:00:00 am
It's now official--Stephen is working on Dr. Sleep, the sequel to The Shining. This weekend Steve read an excerpt from this at his appearance at George Mason University. They have given us permission to post their taping of the event here on Steve's site which we will do as soon as we receive the file. Dr. Sleep's plot includes a traveling group of vampires called The Tribe which is part of the passage he read from.
You can now view the video of Stephen receiving the Mason Award and reading a portion of Dr. Sleep.
Watch the video on Vimeo
(Dr. Sleep reading begins at 29 minutes.)
| Stephen to Make Appearance at Savannah Book Festival|
September 22nd, 2011 8:00:00 am
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT - Stephen will be the Guest of Honor at the Savannah (GA) Book Festival on February 19, 2012. This will be a ticketed event. There will also be a two hour book signing--details for securing attendance to be announced at a later time. For more information, please visit their site atwww.savannahbookfestival.org.
| Klout.com's Mile 81 Perk Campaign Now Underway|
August 26th, 2011 10:30:00 am
Klout.com's expansive Mile 81 "perk" campaign is now underway. Those who have mentioned Stephen and his body of work on their social media pages may be approached by Klout to take part in this exciting promotion. For more information about Klout and this perk campaign, see the link below.
| Mile 81 E-Book Giveaway - CONTEST CLOSED|
August 25th, 2011 6:00:00 am
UPDATE: Winners of yesterday's Mile 81 E-book Giveaway will be chosen at random and notified by e-mail later today. Thank you for all the submissions and participating in our first official contest on StephenKing.com.
StephenKing.com is proud to announce a bold partnership with Klout.com and Scribner to bring our users an early giveaway of Stephen's new e-book, Mile 81. After submitting their information on the page located at the link below, a select number of entrants will be chosen at random to receive a free digital copy of Mile 81 six days before its release on September 1st. Good luck!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of 1 of the 50 U.S. or D.C. who are at least 18 years old. Void where prohibited by law. Subject to official rules at www.stephenking.com/promo/mile_81_giveaway. Starts at 6:00 am ET on 8/25/11 and ends 11:59 ET on 8/25/11. Odds of winning depend on the # of entries received. ARV of each prize: $2.99. Prize codes expire 2 weeks after issuance. Membership with Simon and Schuster ecommerce site required for prize redemption. Sponsor: StephenKing.com 1380 Hammond Street, Bangor, ME 04401 and Scribner, a division of Simon and Schuster, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. SEE COMPLETE RULES HERE
| Jonathan Demme to Write & Direct 11/22/63 Film Adaptation|
August 12th, 2011 11:40:35 am
Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme has optioned the rights to bring the highly anticipated 11/22/63 to the silver screen. With credits that include Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, Jonathan brings an impressive track record to the table as one of Hollywood's brightest and most creative forces.
The constant reader can rest assured that this will be a project that is made with iron-clad dedication to the source material and true cinematic integrity. We will post more information on this exciting development as it becomes available.