Scribbler: King’s Twilight fear

Horror writer Stephen King recently decided to take a potshot at an author who is outselling almost everyone else these days, Twilight writer Stephenie Meyer. King, the author of books such as Carrie and Misery, rubbished the 35-year-old author who h

21st February, 2009

Horror writer Stephen King recently decided to take a potshot at an author who is outselling almost everyone else these days, Twilight writer Stephenie Meyer. King, the author of books such as Carrie and Misery, rubbished the 35-year-old author who has sold 40 million books, comparing her unfavourably with JK Rowling.

‘‘Rowling is a terrific writer, and Stephenie Meyer can’t write worth a darn,” King told USA Weekend. ‘‘She’s not very good.”...

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