Maine’s Stephen King, the most successful writer in American history, is also known as the King of Horror or the Master of Mystery. He has written 54 books that have sold 350 million copies worldwide, along with having the most number of motion picture adaptations by a living writer.
From Ted Pease’s September 22, 2017 Today’s Word on Journalism, A message from Stephen King:
“books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.”