• As a teenager, I read a lot of H.P. Lovecraft, so I wrote like H.P. Lovecraft. And in my 20s, I read a lot of Ross Macdonald and Raymond Chandler, so I wrote like those guys. But, little by little, you develop your own style.

    "Stephen King wants to reach out and grab you — with his writing". "PBS NewsHour" with Jeffrey Brown, October 6, 2016.