Author Archives: Bev Vincent

Resurgence

I stumbled upon a real blast from the past, a TV show that was a favorite when I was eight or nine. It’s called Randall & Hopkirk Deceased. Imagine if Miles Archer came back as a ghost in The Maltese … Continue reading

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Five armies vs five kings

I finished my first new short story in a while. I’ve been thinking about it for weeks and doing the necessary research, but it took me a while to get around to putting pen to paper. On Friday morning, I … Continue reading

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Parking

I received my contributor copy of the signed/limited edition of The Shining: Studies in the Horror Film the other day. Impressive, big book!  Signed by Danel Olson, Stanley Kubrick assistant Leon Vitali, Academy-Award winning director Lee Unkrich, “woman in the tub” … Continue reading

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Comicpalooza 2016

This weekend, Comicpalooza comes to Houston. I’ve attended the past couple of years, but this is the first time I was invited to be part of the literary track. I have a panel on Friday at 2:30 (Horror Explorations in … Continue reading

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A smashing success

I’d like to tell you all about my lithotripsy procedure. I’d like to, but I can’t. Because I don’t remember a moment of it. They stuck an IV in my arm and hooked me up to some of the same … Continue reading

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Bring me my sonic screwdriver

I finished the first book in the Song of Ice and Fire series, A Game of Thrones, and now I’m ready to move on to A Clash of Kings. Good stuff. I haven’t read any fantasy in a long time, … Continue reading

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As Gandalf sez…

My review of End of Watch by Stephen King appears at Cemetery Dance Online today. My kidney stone and I are remaining close pals. I’ve named her Petra. I wish she’d leave. For the most part, she is a cooperative … Continue reading

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I got a rock

I didn’t ask for a kidney stone for my birthday, but that’s what I got! About a month ago, I woke up in the middle of the night with a sharp pain in my abdomen. It tormented me for a … Continue reading

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Winter Isn’t Coming

The day after I was stranded in downtown Houston because of flooding rains, we got walloped by a second rainstorm of equal intensity on Friday afternoon. All the secondary roads leading south (toward Houston) from our community were under water … Continue reading

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The Tide Is High

My latest entry in Stephen King Revisited is now available. Titled The Two Princes, it deals with the publication history of The Eyes of the Dragon. While some may think we jumped ahead in our chronological sequence, the book was … Continue reading

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