by Tom Swift

And [Stephen King’s] needs are modest — he stays at Motel 6 and eats at Waffle Houses. “I’m not hard to please. Give me a motel room somewhere near the interstate with a chair out front where you can sit and read a book and I’m just as happy as I can be.”

-Nell McShane Wulfhart, “Stephen King Won’t Leave Home Without ‘It’,” StarTribune via The New York Times, 9-17-2017