Fifteen-year-old artist Frank Miller wasn't the only talented teen showing off his stuff back in the day—in 1961, 14-year-old Stephen King was trying to get published in Spacemen 'magizine.'
The most amazing thing about King's cover letter that accompanied his story "The Killer"? That at the time, he'd already been "submitting manuscripts for the last couple of years."
"The Killer" wouldn't be published for another 33 years, and not in the by-then-long-gone Spacemen, but in another of editor Forrest Ackerman's magazines—a 1994 issue of the famed Famous Monsters of Filmland.
If you're a writer, it kinda gives you hope, doesn't it?
(via Letter of Note)