Tag Archives: Stephen King

Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2016

I look at this and I wonder why I always feel like I haven’t done jack-squat. Or, at the very least, I could do more. Well, I always can do more. Regardless, here are links to some of the things … Continue reading

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2016 Books Read

I’ve enjoyed myself this year with reading. I have finally bounced back from 2009 and 2010, when I was so out of my mind that I could barely read anymore. (Larry McMurtry describes a similar thing happening to him post-heart … Continue reading

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The Books: Baseball: A Literary Anthology; from “Head Down”, by Stephen King

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Baseball: A Literary Anthology Stephen King is a famous … Continue reading

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Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve been working on this list for a couple of weeks. I also plan on doing Non-Fiction and other categories in my out-of-control library. Some authors are represented multiple times. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. … Continue reading

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Snapshots

— Reading a book on the fall of Yugoslavia. Can’t get enough of the Balkans. When times get tough, I usually start reading books about war. Maybe it satisfies my need for carnage and revenge. Who knows. I recently saw … Continue reading

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“Then Had Come Hanna Compton. The Greatest Hater of All Time.”

I finally finished Stephen King’s massive Under the Dome: A Novel and loved it. As a matter of fact, tears streamed down my face over the last 20 pages. Man really knows how to pull it out. Cashel and I … Continue reading

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Snapshots

— Well. July 2012 will certainly be one for the books. It’s too soon to make announcements but the percolating is actually coming to a boil, in so many areas. Business meeting with producers who want to rep my play. … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Stand” (Stephen King)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: The Stand by Stephen King I’ll never forget my first experience with this book. I read it when it first came out (and that’s the only time I read it – so the “uncut” version … Continue reading

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The Books: “Misery” (Stephen King)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Misery by Stephen King I love it when Stephen King writes about writers. It excites me. Sometimes when a writer writes about a writer – it’s either self-congratulatory, or boring – the “stuff” of their … Continue reading

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The Books: “It” (Stephen King)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: It by Stephen King I consider It to be a masterpiece. Not just King’s greatest book – but a great American novel, period. I’ve only read it once – it was such a workout that … Continue reading

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