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What do you wish SK would write about?

Discussion in 'General Discussion & Questions' started by fushingfeef, May 27, 2014.

  1. fushingfeef

    fushingfeef Uber-in-waiting

    Note: this is NOT an official suggestion thread! Posting a response here does not oblige SK to owe you anything!

    I thought it might be fun to see what kind of genres, books or stories you wish Stephen King would give his original take on. Now, this could be tricky because SK has already written so much, odds are he's already done something close to it! But that will be part of the fun.

    Personally I'd love to read Stephen King's take on the story of Frankenstein, or any man-created being like the Golem (not be confused with Gollum from Lord of the Rings).
  2. Walter Oobleck

    Walter Oobleck keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going

    About monsters...somewhat like the True Knot in Doctor Sleep...
    monsters that are among us, as the True Knot is/was among us, but monsters that pass for everyday people, you know...like...Congress...the kind of monster that has a taste for human endeavor, with a twist...and there's room for some comedic effect here, too...you got your monster who enjoys making things foul, wrong, gets his kicks his chucks from spoiling outcomes...thinking of this quote from Pessoa his Book of Disquiet...'a reformer is a man who sees the world's superficial ills and sets out to sure them by aggravating the more basic ills.' Maybe have two or more camps of monsters, somewhat united, but still at odds about how to make things wrong. I'm considering the True Knot...they are not like...Pennywise...or the Tommyknockers...or Mr. Grey...they are kinda like Ardelia in The Library Policeman...passing for human, but not...too...I guess somewhat like in Desperation...but that was more of a possession.
  3. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    The horror of everyday house cleaning......
  4. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Seriously now, I would love to read about when Roland meets up again with Rhea of the Coos (that b*tch!).
  5. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    Anything his heart desires, or his muse reveals to him. He's been doing great so far.
  6. DiO'Bolic

    DiO'Bolic Not completely obtuse

    About the ghost of Alex Campbell, a member of an Irish labor organization called the Molly Maguires, executed in 1877, taking revenge in modern day on the descendants of the mining company... me being one as some of my ancestors were “police” for the company. I still get the heebie jeebies whenever I drive past the old courthouse where they were hanged.
  7. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    MORE COWBELL!!!!!!!
  8. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

  9. danie

    danie I am whatever you say I am.

    What's at the end of the rainbow...like something really scary and nightmarish.
  10. danie

    danie I am whatever you say I am.

    One of my favorite short stories by King is "A Good Marriage;" I really liked that it was all about a real-life scary situation, so I think I would like to read more stories like that.
  11. Bryan James

    Bryan James Well-Known Member

    I'd like him to take a break so I can:

  12. staropeace

    staropeace Richard Bachman's love child

    I like the end of civilization type theme but I really do not care. He could write about doorknobs and make it entertaining and wonderful.
  13. carrie's younger brother

    carrie's younger brother Well-Known Member

    Yes, I agree; I would love to read his take on the Frankestein's monster mythos. Frankenstein is one of my favorite novels and movies.
  14. McGinnisNC

    McGinnisNC Member

    For books he never intends to write sequels for...a compilation book of all our favorite characters, what they've been up to all this time. I'm not done with Stuttering Bill, Dale Barbara, and Jake Epping.

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...his kitchen....
  16. Out of Order

    Out of Order Need More Time

    The heartbreak of psoriasis....
  17. ghost19

    ghost19 "Have I run too far to get home?"

    I'd love to see another book about "Travelin" Jack Sawyer and Parkus.
  18. The Nameless

    The Nameless M-O-O-N - That spells Nameless

    He kind of touched on it in joyland. :)

    Who didn't have a time-stop fantasy as a kid? Sk could do a great one of those, either it (whatever is used to stop time) ends up in the wrong hands or it can't be restarted, and the story would be of 1 person's slow decline into insanity due to a life of solitude.
  19. Jojo87

    Jojo87 Prolific member

    I like what he have written so far. I don't come up with anything, so he can continue with what he do. All his stories are great.
  20. Out of Order

    Out of Order Need More Time

    He should write Ms. Mod's biography.

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