In the early 1990s there was a select group of filmmakers that seemed to ‘nail it’ with everything they did. Robert Rodriguez, Spike Lee, Guillermo del Toro, and Kevin Smith, just to name a few. However, there was one young director among these that would take Hollywood by storm: Quentin Tarantino! I’ve always admired his style, and when I saw Reservoir Dogs, my love for his films has had me following his career ever since.
Mark’s newest book THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION REVEALED, is a celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the film THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, which was released in movie theaters October 14th, 1994. This film was directed by Frank Darabont, and features both actors Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, who give outstanding performances .
The world of Stephen King goes way beyond his books and films. There are also many books about his works, written by some of the very best in the literary world. Writers such as Bev Vincent, Robin Furth, Lee Gambin, Andrew J. Rausch, and of course, Stephen Spignesi, who has written more books about Stephen King than anyone.
The book world has a tidal wave of amazing and entertaining independent writers out there. With the help of social media, these authors are getting their due recognition, and their books are being enjoyed everywhere, making independent authors more popular than ever.
HER HAUNTED HEART is a ghost story that begins at the legendary Sazerac House, where aspiring artist Zelda Shaye and her family move to the town of Amteep, Idaho. Zelda is the last descendant to the Sazerac House.
THE LONG WAY HOME is an anthology of 20 short stories, full of thrills, horror, mystery, scares, and a few of the stories even tug on your heartstrings. All of them have a bit of a twist.
This book was an exciting read from beginning to end. When a married couple are abruptly awakened in the middle of the night, by the ringing of their doorbell, they carefully approach the door only to find nobody there.
GWENDY’S MAGIC FEATHER is the sequel to the 2017 book Gwendy’s Button Box, co-written by Richard Chizmar and fellow author, Stephen King. This story is about a preteen in 1974, Gwendy Peterson, who meets a mysterious man in a black suit, who gives her a magical box with colorful buttons, and levers on it.
Richard Chizmar was born in Maryland, on December 21, 1965. After grade school, he attended Edgewood Senior High, and continued his studies at the University of Maryland. Richard has received many accolades thus far in his career. He has been a contributing writer for the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Publisher’s Weekly newspapers.