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Steven King was born September 21st, 1947 in Portland Maine. He was a teacher for some time after graduating from the University of Maine. He was working on publishing a book named "Carrie".
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King Wrote Carrie in 1974 when he was 20, with high hopes, he submitted Carrie to multiple publishers.
This book will never work!
After submitting his book to over 30 publishers, every publisher rejected his book.
King threw the book in the trash after many failed attempts, luckily his wife saw the book in the trash. She decided to retrieve it and tell him to not give up.
I GIVE UP!
This book is great, i'm publishing it!
King kept his wife's advice in mind and went to another publisher, then Carrie was published April 5th 1974.
Carrie turned out to be a hit for readers selling over 30,000 copies . Steven King has many more books like Carrie to thrill our minds with suspense and horror.
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