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Canadian author mistaken for Stephen King, spends "his" royalty money

The royalty cheques are rolling in for Canadian author Emily Schultz. Her eight year old ebook "Joyland" has received a spike in sales thanks to a case of mistaken identity. Readers buying her ebook online thought they were buying a book by the same name published by horror superstar Stephen King....

The royalty cheques are rolling in for Canadian author Emily Schultz. Her eight year old ebook "Joyland" has received a spike in sales thanks to a case of mistaken identity. Readers buying her ebook online thought they were buying a book by the same name published by horror superstar Stephen King.

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Now, Ms. Schultz is looking for creative ways to spend her, err, Stephen King's royalties.

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Canadian author Emily Schultz (not Stephen King) (from the author)

 

Later, Stephen King responded to the story on Twitter, in style: 

-- Stephen King (@StephenKing)

 

 

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