Novelist Stephen King on this edition of Fresh Air
. In 1999, the prolific and popular horror writer experienced something that could have come out of one of his books: he was struck by a car while walking along a rural road in Maine and nearly killed. Six operations and a long recovery followed. Five weeks after the accident, King started writing again, and published the novella, The Plant
over the Internet. His latest book is On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
. It's just out in paperback. (Broadcast Date: October 10, 2000)
Then, hear titles by Stephen King.
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