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| Dark Tower Launches at Midnight|
February 6th, 2007 12:23:24 pm
Be the first to get Stephen King's The Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born #1 at these participating stores
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To celebrate the launch of the ground-breaking new comic book series adapted from Stephen King's magnum opus, The Dark Tower, Marvel Comics will offer a first-ever midnight release of The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1 the night of Tuesday, February 6, 2007. Nearly 150 retailers across the country will open at midnight on Tuesday (effectively 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2007) so Stephen King fans can get their hands on the debut issue of this historic comic.
Want to know how close you are to any of the nearly 150 stores who've signed up to participate in the midnight launch of Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1? Check out the full list here, organized by state and then store name and visitMarvel's Dark Tower sitefor all things related to the Gunslinger!
| Interview for Lilja's Library fan site|
January 12th, 2007 12:21:37 pm
Lilja atLilja’s Librarywill be posting a 3-part interview with Stephen on his site beginning Tuesday, January 16th. Among the many topics in the interview, they will be discussing DUMA KEY and BLAZE as well as plans for the follow up with Peter Straub to BLACK HOUSE.
UPDATE:Scribner has announced that the U.S. On-sale date for Duma Key will be January 22, 2008.
| Update on The Mist:|
January 12th, 2007 12:20:48 pm
We have received news from Frank Darabont's office that Dimension will be producing The Mist along with Darkwood Productions. Shooting is scheduled to begin February 20th in Shreveport, LA. Casting choices will be announced soon.
| Award nominations for Nightmares & Dreamscapes|
January 12th, 2007 12:20:00 pm
The Writers Guild of America has nominated "The End of the Whole Mess" from NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES for Best Episodic Drama (any length)
The Broadcast Film Critics nominated NIGHTMARES AND DREAMSCAPES as Best Television Movie 2006
The Screen Actors Guild nominated William H. Macy for "Umney's Last Case" as Best Actor in a Telefilm or Miniseries
| Haven Foundation Book Store|
January 12th, 2007 12:19:08 pm
The Haven Foundation will be offering avery limited supply of signed books by Stephen King each month. The January selection is Secret Window. This was published as an exclusive Book-of-the-Month Club anthology of hard-to-find non-fiction pieces, little-known interviews, short stories, and articles, with an Introduction by Peter Straub. It was intended as a companion to Stephen’s book On Writing.
Copies will go on sale at 12 PM on Monday, January 15th and will be on an “as supplies last” basis. They may be purchased at:http://www.thehavenfdn.org/store
Unsignedhardcover copies of other Stephen King titles will also be available for purchase at the original cover price plus shipping. Many of these are now out-of-print in the hardcover edition. New titles will be added as they become available, so check back often for current inventory.
Copies of the Gift Edition ofSecretary of Dreams which features short stories written by King and hundreds of illustrations from Maine artist Glenn Chadbourne are still available through Cemetery Dance (www.cemeterydance.com). The slipcased, over-sized edition is $75.00. Please visit their web site for details and to place your order.
| Blaze excerpt now available|
December 19th, 2006 3:56:37 pm
Dear Constant Readers,
I have found a novel by the late Richard Bachman written in 1972/73, that I thought was lost. I found it—or rather, Ms. Mod found it—and I am hoping to publish it in 2007, with royalties going to The Haven Foundation. To whet your appetite, here are the first two chapters.
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| Stephen to appear as Guest of Honor at NY Comic Con:|
December 19th, 2006 3:56:02 pm
NEW YORK – World Fantasy Award-winning writer Stephen King, long acknowledged as the master of modern horror, will appear as a Guest of Honor at New York Comic Con taking place February 23-25, 2007. King will join a special panel hosted by Joe Quesada, Editor In Chief of Marvel Entertainment, Inc. on Saturday, February 24, 2007 to discuss the ground-breaking new comic book series adapted from his magnum opus, The Dark Tower.> Read the complete Press Release
| A message from Stephen regarding Meg Gardiner|
December 12th, 2006 3:54:59 pm
For the last couple of years, I’ve from time to time mentioned the books I was reading (or the music I was listening to, or the movies I’ve been seeing). In the case of Meg Gardiner, a little more is necessary, because her five novels are, simply put, the finest crime-suspense series I’ve come across in the last twenty years (Continued)> Read the entire message
| The Secretary of Dreams - Now Shipping|
December 11th, 2006 3:54:10 pm
Stephen King's new graphic collection, The Secretary of Dreams, which features short stories written by King and hundreds of illustrations from Maine artist Glenn Chadbourne, was published this week as a deluxe special edition hardcover. This slipcased, coffee table-sized book is limited to just 5,000 copies and they're shipping now. Follow this link for more information or to place your order:http://www.cemeterydance.com
| Information regarding Blaze|
November 28th, 2006 3:53:22 pm
Many of you have been asking for more information about publication of Blaze following Steve's mention of it on his recent Lisey's Story book tour. This is another Bachman novel which he recently rediscovered. The original manuscript of Blaze was 173 pages long and was written in 1973. He has rewritten the first 100 pages. A lot of it needed editing to make it more timely since the 1973 references no longer worked. He's hoping to get it done by the end of the year. No publication deal has been signed, but he's sure there will be one.