Still the King

blaze.jpgYou have to hand it to him. Stephen King knows how to write a book jacket description. From the inner flap of “Blaze”:

A fellow named Richard Bachman wrote Blaze in 1973 on an Olivetti typewriter, then turned the machine over to Stephen King, who used it to write Carrie. Bachman died in 1985 (“cancer of the pseudonym”), but in late 2006 King found the original typescript of Blaze among his papers at the University of Maine’s Fogler Library (“How did this get here?!”), and decided that with a little revision it ought to be published.

I also think it’s awesome that he’s giving money made by the sales to a charity for artists.

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