At the end of The Shining does Jack knock out Dick Hallorann’s teeth or his dentures with that roque mallet? Rocky Wood knows. Meet the man Stephen King hired to be the continuity adviser on his new novel, Doctor Sleep.
Can you imagine being hired by your favourite author to fact check his/her latest novel?
“Michael was angry. He was also loving, and thoughtful, and constructive, and brilliant, but he was angry about things that weren’t right in the world. He was angry with things that weren’t right in the world, and with war, and with loss, and that drove his reporting and it made him fearless when he realized he had found something important that he could report.”—Michael Hastings, fearless (via trms)
“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”—Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.”—F. Scott Fitzgerald (via girlwithoutwings)