What did Stephen King do before becoming famous?
Stephen King worked as a janitor. His novel Carrie was reportedly inspired by cleaning the girl's locker room.
Stephen King worked as a school teacher in Hampden, teaching English, when he started writing his debut novel "Carrie"
Stephen Kings first two jobs were at a mill in Lisbon Falls, bagging loose fabric, and at the New Franklin Laundry. His experiences here inspired later stories such as "Graveyard Shift" and "The Mangler".