For the past twenty-five years, Michael R. Collings has taught literature, composition, and creative writing at Pepperdine University in Malibu California, with classes ranging from Milton and the Renaissance Epic to Myth,Fantasy, and Science Fiction. Along the way, the author has worked with Children’s Literature, Epic, Lyric Poetry, and as many other subjects. Michael R. Collings has also published analytical
bibliographies of Orson Scott Card, Stephen King, and Peter Straub (all from Overlook Connection Press). Other books include In the Image of God (Greenwood 1990), the first book-length study of Card’s works; Scaring Us to Death (Borgo 1999), a study of Stephen King as a cultural phenomenon; and half a dozen additional books on Stephen King (Starmont House). His most recent release is All Calm, All Bright: Christmas Offerings from Wildside Press.
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Stephen King is Richard Bachman
by Michael Collings
[206 Page Printed Book] The whole story of how Stephen King's Richard Bachman came to life, and when King gave up the ghost and come forth that he was writing under the pseudonym of Richard Bachman. When THINNER, 5th Bachman novel was released and a reader discovered Kings pseudonym. Now Michael Collings takes us from the beginnings of this unusual fiction side-show of Stephen King's body of work
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