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KennyH

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I’m just a young writer who’s drawn inspiration from some of Mr.King’s story style. My English teacher has read some of my short stories, and believes that my writing is comparable to Mr.king. My goal is to have a side hobby writing short stories that are directed more towards the horror genre, and if possible, to have my stories sponsored by or endorsed by Mr.King. I’m hoping he may have some time to take a look at some of stories and that I may get feedback, good or bad, as to how I’m doing.
 

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I’m just a young writer who’s drawn inspiration from some of Mr.King’s story style. My English teacher has read some of my short stories, and believes that my writing is comparable to Mr.king. My goal is to have a side hobby writing short stories that are directed more towards the horror genre, and if possible, to have my stories sponsored by or endorsed by Mr.King. I’m hoping he may have some time to take a look at some of stories and that I may get feedback, good or bad, as to how I’m doing.
Welcome to the Board!

Unfortunately, Stephen is not able to do this for you. Here's the answer he's given in the FAQ on the site:

"No. If I did that for one person, I would feel like I'd have to do it for a great many people and in a lot of cases you can read a page or two or three and just say to yourself, 'This is terrible.' But nobody wants to write that kind of letter, 'Dear so-and-so, I started to read your manuscript but it was just awful so I tossed it aside.' That makes everybody feel bad, including me, so I don't do it. There's another reason, and that's a legal one. I've been sued for plagiarism 8 or 9 times. Any writer who has deep pockets has been sued for plagiarism from time-to-time-that goes for J.K. Rowling, John Grisham, really everyone. For everyone who publishes best-selling fiction, somebody wants to think, 'Oh, he got that idea from me' and so it's just much easier and much safer to say I never read that book at all."
 

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I’m just a young writer who’s drawn inspiration from some of Mr.King’s story style. My English teacher has read some of my short stories, and believes that my writing is comparable to Mr.king. My goal is to have a side hobby writing short stories that are directed more towards the horror genre, and if possible, to have my stories sponsored by or endorsed by Mr.King. I’m hoping he may have some time to take a look at some of stories and that I may get feedback, good or bad, as to how I’m doing.


Welcome to SKMB Kenny!
 
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