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“The review of The Colorado Kid in today’s issue of USA Today mentions that there was no Starbucks in Denver in 1980. Don’t assume that’s a mistake on my part. The constant readers of the Dark Tower series may realize that that is not necessarily a continuity error, but a clue.”
Posters to the Message Board recently collaborated on a story as a “gift” to Stephen for his birthday. We had promised to post the completed story and thanks to poster FlakeNoir, who suggested the idea and also did the illustrations, here it is! Thanks to everyone who participated! Click here to download the Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) document.
Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. will be publishing a book containing THE LITTLE SISTERS OF ELURIA and the revised edition of THE GUNSLINGER (which was published by Viking).
The book will be illustrated by Michael Whelan and will contain new art as well as the art originally published in the first edition of THE GUNSLINGER.
Price, schedule and other details have not been set and when further information is available it will be posted here and on Grant's website www.grantbooks.com and published in their newsletter.
Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. is not taking orders, reservations or putting people on a waiting list. Please do not call or email then for further details as they will just refer you to their web site. We suggest you remain subscribed to their email newsletter which you can do on their site.
Stephen joined World Series Champion Boston Red Sox pitcher Bronson Arroyo on Bronson's album "Covering The Bases". The album, which includes various cover songs, was released on July 12. The album features many of the top musicians in music, including Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp), Leland Sklar (Phil Collins) and Mike Inez (Alice In Chains). The album also features Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Kevin Youkilis and Lenny DiNardo, along with Red Sox General Manager Theo Epstein.
Stephen contributed additional lyrics and spoken word on the fourth track "Everlong". Check out Bronson's album at www.bronsonarroyo.com
Amazon.com is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a series of events including a Hall of Fame which features an excerpt from a novel in progress (the working title is currently Cell). We do not have a publication date for this new novel at this time, but you can read the excerpt titled “The Pulse” here.
Many fans had asked about how to read back issues of Stephen’s column, The Pop of King, which he writes for Entertainment Weekly. In the past it was necessary to be a subscriber in order to access back issues, but now you can access the most recent columns by going to: http://www.ew.com/stephenking We’d like to thank EW for making this possible! (Other past columns are available, but it is necessary to be a subscriber.)
For all of you fans who’ve been asking about Stephen King merchandise, you can get your t-shirt, hat, and more now through his radio station WKIT. The new merchandise features the artwork of Maine artist Glenn Chadbourne (a regular contributor to Cemetery Dance magazine and artist for The Stephen King Trivia Book, with much more to come!). Be the first on your block to have your own “Doug Graves”! Step over Crypt Keeper, Doug is now in town!