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March 24, 2014

Beginning at noon (EDT) on March 24th and ending at noon (EDT) on March 26th, you can enter a drawing to win tickets to the screening of the film adaptation of "A Good Marriage". Anyone who likes the Facebook page in the next 48 hours will have their name entered to win.

Two names will be picked out by Stephen from the entries submitted and both will receive two tickets to the cast and crew screening on April 24th in New York City. Winners will have to provide their own transportation to New York but a hotel will be provided for the night of the screening as well as a car to the screening for each of the two winners.

For more details and to enter your name, please visit the Facebook page at
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March 18, 2014

We are now able to reveal the full jacket cover artwork for Mr. Mercedes which includes additional artwork on the back cover.

View the cover here
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March 7, 2014

The official cover art for the Scribner release of Revival has been revealed.

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March 5, 2014

Will Patton has been cast as the narrator for the MR. MERCEDES audiobook. Will narrated the audiobook edition of DOCTOR SLEEP to great acclaim: he’s nominated for an Audie Award for Best Male Solo Narration and the DOCTOR SLEEP audiobook was chosen as the 2013 Audiobook of the Year by Audible.

Will is an award-winning audiobook narrator and his numerous film credits include Meeks Cutoff, Brooklyn's Finest, A Mighty Heart, Remember the Titans, The Punisher, The Mothman Prophesies, and Armageddon. He starred as Captain Weaver on the TNT series Falling Skies and won Obie Awards in the theater for his performances in Fool for Love and What Did He See.
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February 28, 2014

Stephen's visit in Germany and France last November was not only for his fans a very special event, but also for him. To thank all his German and French fans for their warm welcome he came up with a great idea: He wrote a story, "Bad Little Kid", which will be available in e-book format from 14th of March just in German (Böser kleiner Junge) and French (Sale Gosse).

French Facebook Page

German Facebook Page

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February 12, 2014

We now have permission to officially announce the release of the novel, Revival, which will be published by Scribner and Hodder & Stoughton on November 11, 2014.

In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel the same about Reverend Jacobs—including Jamie’s mother and beloved sister, Claire. With Jamie, the Reverend shares a deeper bond based on a secret obsession. When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, this charismatic preacher curses God, mocks all religious belief, and is banished from the shocked town.

Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from the age of 13, he plays in bands across the country, living the nomadic lifestyle of bar-band rock and roll while fleeing from his family’s horrific loss. In his mid-thirties—addicted to heroin, stranded, desperate—Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again, with profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil’s devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings.

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February 4, 2014

Those of you who follow Twitter will know that recently I managed to put my foot in my mouth and halfway down my throat. A good many people came away from my tweet about the Woody Allen controversy with the idea that I had called Dylan Farrow or Mia Farrow (or both) a bitch. That wasn’t my intention, but the conclusion on the part of some readers is understandable. I used the wrong word to describe not Ms. Farrow—either Ms. Farrow—but a sad and painful mess. Some people seem to believe that writers never use the wrong word, but any editor can tell you that’s not true.

Those of you who have read my work—Carrie, Dolores Claiborne, Rose Madder, and Lisey’s Story, to name four—will know that I have plenty of respect for women, and care about the problems and life-situations they face. My single-mom mother faced plenty, believe me. And I have no sympathy whatever for those who abuse children. I wrote about such abuse—and its ultimate cost to the victim—in Gerald’s Game.

The maximum number of letters in a Tweet is 140. I think the following would fit: I apologize for screwing up.

Just know my heart is where it’s always been: in the right place.

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January 28, 2014

If you haven't listened to the audiobook version of Doctor Sleep, here's your opportunity to enjoy an excerpt that is being made available exclusively on

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January 27, 2014

Hard Case Crime announced on January 27th that it will be releasing JOYLAND as an e-book edition in April 2014 and a "mass market" paperback format on May 27, 2014.

Read more here

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January 2, 2014

Five people will be chosen at random to receive a poster of Hard Listening autographed by Stephen and the authors of the Rock Bottom Remainders. Seven additional runners-up will be chosen to receive a Rock Bottom Remainders hat.

This sweepstakes is sponsored by Coliloquy and is limited to US residents only. Enter now!

More info

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