Stephen King: A Complete Exploration of His Work, Life, and Influences PT 1 (1950-1979)
We are celebrating the 75th birthday of Stephen King with Bev Vincent’s wonderful new book from Epic Ink, Stephen King: A Complete Exploration of His Work, Life, and Influences. Our three part series splits up Bev’s six chapters, so we will look at two chapters in each episode. = = = PT 1 covers 1950 – 1979: CHAPTER 1: The Future Artist as a Young Man (1950-1969) CHAPTER 2: The Doubleday Years (1970s) = = = PT 2 covers 1980 – 1999: CHAPTER 3: Midas Touch (1980s) CHAPTER 4: Experimentation and Change (1990s) = = = PT 3 covers 2000 – 2022: CHAPTER 5: After the Accident (2000s) CHAPTER 6: King of Crime (2010 and beyond) = = =
Bev Vincent’s latest work is: Stephen King: A Complete Exploration of His Work, Life, and Influences. Bev is also the author of The Dark Tower Companion, The Road to the Dark Tower, and the Stephen King Illustrated Companion. In 2018 he co-edited the anthology Flight or Fright with Stephen King. He is the author of the Ogilvie Affair and co-author of Dissonant Harmonies. His short fiction has appeared in places such as Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Borderlands 5, Ice Cold, and The Blue Religion. With this appearance Bev joins the Three Timers Club, if you will. The Hat Trick Union. Bev was our season one, episode seven podcast guest on: The Dead Zone; and our season two, episode four podcast on: On Writing.