• I did a couple of writing seminars in Canada with high school kids. These were the bright kids; they all have computers, but they can't spell. Because spell-check won't [help] you if you don't know through from threw. I told them, "If you can read in the 21st century, you own the world." Because you learn to write from reading.

    "A Rare Interview with Master Storyteller Stephen King". Interview with Ken Tucker, May 25, 2013.