** FILE ** Author Stephen King arrives at the premiere of "The Mist" at The Ziegfeld Theater, in this Nov. 12, 2007, file photo in New York. Best-selling author Stephen King has turned 60, a milestone that forces him to accept that he's no longer middle-aged. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file)
December 16, 2011 8:58:08 AM PST
BANGOR, Maine (AP) - December 16, 2011 --
Horror author Stephen King's efforts to raise money to help low-income Maine residents pay their heating oil bills this winter have exceeded goals.