Category Archives: Uncategorized

The Dowager in the Van

I’m interviewed today at the Nerd Girl Power website. The piece is called Every Gunslinger Needs a Companion. We saw The Lady in the Van this weekend. The obvious pun is that it’s a vehicle for Maggie Smith. It’s about an old … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

He seemed prett-ty crazy

I posted an update at News from the Dead Zone yesterday, including the news that Josh Boone is planning to film King’s Revival this year, assuming he can get a studio on board. I received my contributor copies of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Still out there

Stephen King Revisited is back for 2016! My historical context essay about Cycle of the Werewolf (By the Light of the Silvery Moon) is now live. Had to go online to watch the first episode of the new X-files because … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

One says she’s a friend of mine

On July 1, 1994, I was in Atlanta working at a scientific conference. I had driven the company van filled with gear, which was an adventure in its own right. When I got into Louisiana, I encountered torrential rain crossing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ripped from the headlines

A number of years ago, there was a call from the MWA for a member anthology where the stories all had to feature lawyers. I’ve had fairly good luck with these books, so I decided to give it a go. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ripped from the headlines

Möbius Dick

I received my first copy of the Cemetery Dance limited edition of The Dark Tower Companion the other day, and it’s a beauty. I see that it is out of print from the publisher, which is a nice surprise. Over … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Möbius Dick

Cinderella builds a better mop

What an unusual Christmas week we had. It was so warm, we had to turn on the air conditioner for a couple of days. There were high temperatures in the eighties and overnight lows in the seventies. We celebrated a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cinderella builds a better mop

Without the Galaxy Trio

It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Eleven years after it was first published, The Road to the Dark Tower continues to sell, and twice a year I get an earnings statement from my agent. These now come with royalty … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Without the Galaxy Trio

Green Shadows, White Whale

It was a soggy weekend. Mild, but it rained more or less non-stop. Since we aren’t caught up in the pre-holidays rush, we took it easy. Thought we’d stay in, but ended up going to our favorite pizza place for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Green Shadows, White Whale

It’s all denouement

The Leftovers (HBO) begins where most speculative fiction ends. Once the characters in a horror novel defeat the Big Bad, the story wraps up quickly. You don’t often get to spend time with them to see the lasting impact of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on It’s all denouement