Halloween is over, but we think any time of year is a good time to pick up a book by author Stephen King. King has written several hundred novels, texts and short-story collections. Many of his works have been printed on Domtar publishing paper, including “It,” “Sleeping Beauties,” “End of Watch” and “Doctor Sleep.” Here are five other facts about Stephen King that shine a light on his life and what inspires him.
1. Stephen King’s house is a tourist attraction.
King’s home in Bangor, Maine, found at 47 W. Broadway, draws diehard King fans from all over the world. The house, one of the most-photographed-from-the-street celebrity homes in America, is where King wrote his novel “It.” In addition to looking like a classic haunted house, the home is surrounded by an iron fence with a spiderweb gate topped by two iron bats.
If our list of facts about Stephen King has you hoping to see him during a visit to the house in Bangor, you’ll likely be disappointed. The home is being rezoned to house an archive of the author’s work and to be a retreat for writers.