Stephen King: Alcoholism, Drug Addiction and Fame


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Stephen King’s Addiction and Horror Stories

The American novelist, Stephen Edwin King, is one of the worlds most recognized and successful horror authors of all time. Throughout his journey to fame and during his career, King battled with alcoholism and drug addiction.

Over a span of 35 years, King wrote a total of 63 novels; his stories, including CarrieThe ShiningITMisery and The Green Mile, quickly became best-sellers and turned into Hollywood and television films.

Although King has had much success and is estimated to have a net worth of 400 million to date, the author has had his ups and downs along the way.

In a new biography, King reveals that during the 80s, he spent most of his time binging on drugs and alcohol. So much so, King claims to have no recollection of writing some of his novels during…click here to continue reading