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    Oh yes, of course its correct.
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    Gracias, amigo.

    Next question:

    Which short story did Stephen King swear he would never again release to the public and why?

    Work for it, kids.



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    Umm...the only one that comes to mind isn't a short story. Rage was allowed to go out of print and stay that way due to school shootings. If that's not it I don't even have a guess.
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    You got it, my man. Stephen King retired Rage because of the Columbine Shootings. I live in Colorado and we all kind of went, "yeah, that'll help." WTF???

    Oh well, if he feels better, I guess.

    I guess you could call it a novella rather than a short story, but yeah, you got it!



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    Aside from Peter Straub who has coauthored a fiction book with King?
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    Stewart O'Nan, for Faithfull, a book about botox.
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    But Faithful was non-fiction. As far as I know, King hasn't collaborated on any fiction projects with anyone aside from Straub. Unless you'd count Bachman with the whole Desperation/Regulators deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aaron View Post
    But Faithful was non-fiction. As far as I know, King hasn't collaborated on any fiction projects with anyone aside from Straub. Unless you'd count Bachman with the whole Desperation/Regulators deal.

    A clue then:

    Unless you'd count his childhood writing also.
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    *slaps brice*

    Mandy, from 5th grade?

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    His brother.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ZoNeSeeK View Post
    *slaps brice*

    Mandy, from 5th grade?


    You got it!!!



    yeah right!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daghain View Post
    His brother.

    Well, while he did collaborate with his brother somewhat for Dave's Rag (which was a magazine Dave published and printed himself devoted to local events) the answer I was looking for was King's childhood friend Chris Chesley with whom he collaborated for a collection of short stories called People, Places, and Things.

    While you're answer wasn't the one I was looking for King did collaborate with him some so that makes you closest to right and it is rightly your turn.
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    Well, I never would have gotten the right one!

    Why did King never join the military?



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    His poor eyesight?

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    3 more and you got it. There are 4 reasons.



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    The other three are:
    high blood pressure
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    punctured eardrums.

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    Damn, he's got damn near every excuse don't he.?
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    Darkthoughts got it!



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    Coolio! Ok, heres my q:

    What was King's nickname for his editor at Scribner?

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    Did I kill the game? Want a clue...the answer can be found in the intro to one of the stories in Everything's Eventual...

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    You didn't. I am just slow like hell.

    Roland would have understood.

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    I love this thread!

    I don't have an answer but as soon as I have a minute, I am going to google it.
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    I am working on it... yeah...

    Roland would have understood.

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    I think it's Google-proof. And my book is at home.



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    If it's Google-proof I am helpless.

    Roland would have understood.

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