Stephen King & Trooper Koryta

Today Stephen King will receive the PEN America Literary Service Award, and considering how many times I’ve re-read ON WRITING in my career—let alone his incredible fiction—and considering the outstanding work of his foundation, I’d say that’s an awfully deserved honor. Few writers have done more for their colleagues and their communities.
 
Meanwhile, it’s release day of his new novel, THE OUTSIDER, which is terrific— and chilling — from the start. But I got an extra thrill in these pages, and now I’m really rooting for the significance of evidence discovered by this trooper out of Post 7 who scouts the abandoned boat ramp…