I am the author of The Dark Tower Companion, The Road to the Dark Tower, nominated for a Bram Stoker Award, and The Stephen King Illustrated Companion, which was nominated for a 2010 Edgar® Award and a 2009 Bram Stoker Award.
My short fiction has appeared in places like Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, From the Borderlands and The Blue Religion. In 2010, four of my stories were collected in When the Night Comes Down and my story "The Bank Job" won the Al Blanchard Award.
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I got a rejection e-mail last night. They still sting a little, and I felt good about this particular submission. Then a few minutes later I received the contract and proofs for my story “Road Rage,” which will appear in … Continue reading
David Squyres from Talk Stephen King posted a very nice and very thorough review of The Dark Tower Companion. My favorite line says, ”Bev Vincent is able to speak with authority on the subject without talking down to the readers. In … Continue reading
My April Storytellers Unplugged essay went live this morning: Saying No. It’s almost just for me, as a reminder of this “promise” I’m making to myself, so I can go back to it in future weeks and months and say: see, … Continue reading
Last week was Spring Break here. We spent the weekend at our favorite getaway, Surfside Beach on the gulf coast. It’s a little under a hundred miles from us but a world away. We thought the beach might be busy, but it … Continue reading
I received a couple of finished copies of The Dark Tower Companion this week. It’s the first time I’ve seen the cover with King’s blurb laid in. It feels great to see this project finally coming to fruition. It will … Continue reading
I’ve got to learn to say “no” more. Heck, it’s not even that. I’ve got to stop offering to do things! I’m well booked up for the next month with four or five mini-projects. Two of them are due at … Continue reading
So far, 2013 has been relatively rainy. In a state that is often flirting with drought, that isn’t a bad thing. I wouldn’t have minded a pass on the rain last Saturday, when we spent much of the day helping … Continue reading
I finished reviewing the copyedited manuscript of The Dark Tower Companion over the weekend and returned it to my editor at NAL. I’ll see it again after the proofreader has had a crack at it, and then again in galley … Continue reading
When I close my eyes, all I see is tracked changes. Inserted and deleted commas. Titles changed to italics. Inconsistently capitalized words put straight. I’m working on the copy-edited manuscript for my next book, which I received on Friday. Given … Continue reading