SHORT STORIES

• Untitled ("She has gone to sleep while...") (Contraband - #1, 28 line)
• Untitled ("The Huffman Story") (unfinished, 71 pages.)

• 1408 (Blood And Smoke, 1999 & Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• 1922 (Full Dark, No Stars, 2010)
• The 43rd Dream (Unpublished)

A


• A Death (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• A Good Marriage (Full Dark, No Stars, 2010)
• A Hardcase Speaks (poem, Contraband #2, 1971)
• A Very Tight Place (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Accident (a play)
• After The Play (lost by King himself)
• Afterlife (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• An Evening At Gods (a one minute play made for the American Repertory Theater, 1990)
• Apt Pupil (Different Seasons, 1982)
• Autopsy Room 4 (Six Stories, 1997 & Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• Ayana (Just After Sunset, 2008)

B


• Bad Little Kid (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Ballad Of The Flexible Bullet, The (Skeleton Crew, 1985 & Secret Windows, 2000)
• Batman and Robin Have an Altercation (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Battleground (Night Shift, 1978)
• Beachworld (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Bear, The (The Dark Tower III, 1991)
• Before The Play (The lost opening chapter to The Shining) (Whispers Magazine, 1982 & TV Guide, 1997)
• Beggar And The Diamond, The (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Big Driver (Full Dark, No Stars, 2010)
• Big Wheels: A Tale Of The Laundry Game (Milkman #2) (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Bird And The Album, The (A Fantasy Reader, 1981, an excerpt from IT)
• Blind Willie (Six Stories 1997 & Hearts In Atlantis, 1999)
• Blue Air Compressor, The (Heavy Metal, 1981)
• Body, The (Different Seasons, 1982)
• Boogeyman, The (Night Shift, 1978)
• Bone Church, The – (poem, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Breathing Method, The (Different Seasons, 1982)
• Brooklyn August (poem) (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)

C


• Cain Rose Up (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Cat From Hell, The (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Charlie (This is a six-page short story written when King was 12. It has never been published.)
• Chattery Teeth (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Children Of The Corn (Night Shift, 1978)
• Chip Coombs (Unfinished)
• Codename: Mousetrap (Unpublished)
• Comb Dump (Unfinshed)
• Cookie Jar (included in the paperback edition of The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Crate, The (text version) (Fantasy Annual III, 1981)
• Crate, The (comic version) (Creepshow, 1982)
• Crouch End (text version) (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Cursed Expedition, The (People, Places & Things, 1960)

D


• Dark Man, The (poem, Ubris, 1969)
• Dave's Rag (with "Jumper" & "Rush Call", Secret Windows, 2000)
• Death of Jack Hamilton, The (Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• Dedication (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Demention Warp, The (People, Places & Things, 1960)
• Dino (poem, Salt Hill Journal, 1994)
• Do The Dead Sing? (Yankee, 1981, a.k.a. The Reach)
• Doctor’s Case, The (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Dolan’s Cadillac (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Donovan’s Brain (poem, Moth, 1970)
• Dune, The (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)

E


• End Of The Whole Mess, The (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Evaluation, The (Unfinished)
• Everything's Eventual (Stephen King's F13, 2000 & Everything's Eventual, 2002)

F


• Fair Extension (Full Dark, No Stars, 2010)
• Fifth Quarter, The (Cavalier, 1972 (as John Swithen) & Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Float, The (Screenplay for Creepshow, later renamed "The Raft")
• For Owen (poem) (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• For The Birds (Bred Any Good Rooks Lately, 1986)
• Furnace, The (The two first paragraphs in a story for others to finish. Weekly Reader Online. October 16, 2005)

G


• General, The (Screamplays, 1997)
• Gingerbread Girl, The (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Glass Floor, The (Weird Tales, 1990)
• Graduation Afternoon (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Gramma (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Graveyard Shift (Night Shift, 1978)
• Gray Matter (Night Shift, 1978)
• Gunslinger, The (The Dark Tower I, 1982)
• Gunslinger And The Dark Man, The (The Dark Tower I, 1982)

H


• Happy Stamps (written when King was young. It has never been published.)
• Harrison State Park `68 (poem, Ubris, 1968)
• Harvey's Dream (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Head Down (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Hearts In Atlantis (Hearts In Atlantis, 1999)
• Heavenly Shades Of Night Are Falling (Hearts In Atlantis, 1999)
• Here There Be Tygers (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Herman Wouk is Still Alive (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Heroes For Hope Starring The X-Men (comic book, 1985)
• Home Delivery (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Hotel At The End Of The Road (People, Plases & Things, 1960)
• House On Mapel Street, The (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)

I


• I Am The Doorway (Night Shift, 1978)
• I Hate Mondays (In this six-page short story both King and his son, Owen are characters.)
• I Know What You Need (Night Shift, 1978)
• I Was A Teenage Graverobber (Comic Review, a.k.a. In A Half World Of Terror, 1965)
• I’m Falling (People, Places & Things, 1960)
• In A Half World Of Terror (Stories Of Suspense, a.k.a. I Was A Teenage Graverobber, 1966)
• In The Deathroom (Blood And Smoke, 1999, Secret Windows, 2000 & Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• In The Key Chord Of Dawn (poem, Onan, 1971)
• In The Tall Grass (collaboration with Joe Hill, Esquire June/July and August issue, 2012)
• Insanity Game, The (Unpublished)
• It Grows On You (original version) (Whispers, 1982)
• It Grows On You (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• I’ve Got To Get Away! (People, Places & Things, 1960)

J


• Jaunt, The (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Jerusalem’s Lot (Night Shift, 1978)
• Jhonathan & The Witches (First Words, 1993, King wrote this 1956)
• Jumper (Dave's Rag, 1959, a three-part story. Secret Windows, 2000)

K


• Keyholes (never finished, mid-1980s)
• Killer, The (Famous Monsters Of Filmland #202, 1994)
• King Family And The Wicked Witch, The (Illustrated by King’s children, Flint Magazine, 1978)

L


• L.T’s Theory Of Pets (Six Stories, 1997 & Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• Land Of 1,000,000 Years Ago (1959)
• Langoliers, The (Four Past Midnight, 1990)
• Last Of Here, The (never finished, a.k.a. Time In A Glass That Ran)
• Last Rung On The Ladder, The (Night Shift, 1978)
• Lawnmower Man, The (Night Shift, 1978)
• Lawnmower Man, The (Bizarre Adventure no. 29, 1981, comicbook)
• Ledge, The (Night Shift, 1978)
• Library Policeman, The (Four Past Midnight, 1990)
• Lisey and the Madman (McSweeney’s Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories, 2004)
• The Little Green God of Agony (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Little Sisters Of Eluria (Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• Low Men In Yellow Coats (Hearts In Atlantis, 1999)
• Luckey Quarter (Six Stories, 1997 & Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• Lunch At The Gotham Cafe' (Six Stories, 1997, Blood And Smoke, 1999 & Everything's Eventual, 2002)

M


• Man In The Black Suit, The (Six Stories, 1997 & Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• Man Who Loved Flowers, The (Night Shift, 1978)
• Man Who Would Not Shake Hands, The (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Man With A Belly (Gent, 1979)
• Mangler, The (Night Shift, 1978)
• Memory (King read from this at FSU in Florida, 2006. Later published in Tin House Summer Reading, 2006)
• Mist, The (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Mister Yummy (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Monkey, The (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Monster in the Closet, The (Ladies´ Home Journal, 1981, anexcerpt from Cujo)
• Mobius (a 3600 word complete Science Fiction story)
• Morality (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Morning Deliveries (Milkman #1) (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Movie Show (Unfinished)
• Moving Finger, The (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Muffe (Unfinished)
• Music Room, The (Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper, 2016)
• Mute (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• My Pretty Pony (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)

N


• N. (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Never Look Behind You (People, Places & Things, 1960, with Chris Chesley)
• New York Times at Special Bargain Rates, The (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Night Flier, The (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Night Of The Tiger, The (Chamber of Horrors, 1984)
• Night Surf (Night Shift, 1978)
• Nona (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Null Set, The (3,300 word long unpublished story)

O


• Obits (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Old Dude's Ticker, The (Necon 2000 Commemorative Volume. With Edgar Allan Poe, 2000)
• One For The Road (Night Shift, 1978)
• Oracle And The Mountains (The Dark Tower I, 1982)
• Other Side Of The Fog (The People, Places & Things, 1960)

P


• Paranoid: A Chant (poem) (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• People, Places & Things (Triad Publishing Company, Self Published with Chris Chesley, 1960)
• Pinfall (script by George A. Romero after a story by King, 1986)
• Pit and the Pendulum, The (V.I.B. Book, Self Published, 1961, a novelization of the film with the same name)
• Popsy (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Premium Harmony (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)

Q


• Quitters, Inc (Night Shift, 1978)

R


• Raft, The (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Rainy Seasons (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Reach, The (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Reaper’s Image, The (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Reploids, The (Night Visions 5, 1988)
• Rest Stop (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Return of Timmy Baterman, The (Satyricon II Program Book, 1983, an excerpt from Pet Sematary)
• Revelations Of Becka Paulson, The (Skeleton's Crew (The Scream Press 1986) & I shudder at your touch, 1991)
• Revenge Of Lard Ass Hogan (Cavalier, 1975 & The Maine Review, 1975, an excerpt from The Body, Different Seasons)
• Riding the Bullet (As an eBook 2000 & Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• Rita Hayworth And Shawshank Redemption (Different Seasons, 1982)
• Road Virus Heads North, The (Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• Rock and Roll Dead Zone, The (Hard Listening, 2013)
• Rush Call (Secret Windows, 2000)

S


• Secret Garden, Secret Window (Four Past Midnight, 1990)
• Silence (poem, Moth, 1970)
• Skybar (The Do-It-Yourself Bestseller - A Work Book, 1982)
• Slade (The Maine Campus from June to August, 1970)
• Slow Mutants (The Dark Tower I, 1982)
• Sneakers (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Sometimes They Come Back (Night Shift, 1978)
• Sorry, Right Number (script) (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Spear, The (King describes the story as "a modern-day revision" of Nikolai Gogol's story, "The Ring.")
• Squal D (written for The Last Dangerous Visions, written in the late 1970s)
• Stationary Bike (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Stranger, The (People, Places & Things, 1960)
• Strawberry Spring (Night Shift, 1978)
• Stud City (Ubris, 1969, revised version in The Body, Different Seasons)
• Suffer The Little Children (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Summer Thunder (Turn Down the Lights, 2013)
• Sun Dog, The (Four Past Midnight, 1990)
• Survivor Type (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Sword in the Darkness (Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished, 2006)

T


• Tale of Gray Dick, The (The Dark Tower V, 2003)
• Ten O’clock people, The (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• That Bus is Another World (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is In French (Everything's Eventual, 2002)
• They Bite (a 116 page Screenplay in an Alien/Science Fiction style, 1976)
• Thing At The Bottom Of The Well, The (People, Places & Things, 1960)
• Things They Left Behind, The (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Throttle (collaboration with Joe Hill, He Is Legend, 2009)
• Time In A Glass Than Ran (a.k.a. Last Of Here, The)
• Tommy – (poem, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)
• Trucks (Night Shift, 1978)

U


• Umney’s Last Case (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)
• Uncle Otto’s Truck (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Under the Weather (The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, 2015)

W


• Way Station, The (The Dark Tower I, 1982)
• Wedding Gig, The (Skeleton Crew, 1985)
• Weeds (text version) (Cavalier, 1976)
• Weeds (comic version) (Creepshow, 1982)
• Why We're In Vietnam (Hearts In Atlantis, 1999)
• Willa (Just After Sunset, 2008)
• Woman with Child (Contraband - #1, 17 line)
• Woman In The Room (Night Shift, 1978)
• Word Processor of the Gods (Skeleton Crew, 1985)

Y


• You Know They Got a Hell Of A Band (Nightmares And Dreamscapes, 1993)