Stephen King Audiobooks And Self-Actualization

6 May


For a couple of months there, I listened to Stephen King audiobooks nonstop.

It seemed like a revolution in my life.  Now all the time spent in my car would be Productive Time.  Now I would be reading!

Stephen King proved excellent for driving. The plots were quick and not too difficult.  The stories made me want to finish them.


Salem’s Lot



Dolores Claiborne




I made it a game.  Could I finish this book by Thursday? Or Friday?  How quickly could I get to the next?

I had it all figured out.  Driving for the rest of my life!


And then I didn’t.

I can’t pick out a specific turning point.  It was some time during The Shining.

I found that I didn’t want to turn the book on anymore. I didn’t want to turn any book on.

I downloaded a few podcasts, and then a few more.


This American Life

Anna Faris is unqualified

Women of the hour

Dear Sugar

Modern love


Suddenly my driving time was Productive Time.  I was listening to Important Things!  I was smart, interesting Podcast Girl!

I had figured it all out.

Driving for the rest of my life!

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3 Responses to “Stephen King Audiobooks And Self-Actualization”

  1. Christine May 6, 2016 at 7:22 am #

    Love this, and can totally relate.

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