“Well,” he laughs, “I’m between [writing projects] now. I’m collaborating on a book with my son Owen,” he says of the younger of his sons (the other, who uses the pen name Joe Hill, is also an author; King and his wife of 45 years, Tabitha, another writer, also have a daughter, Naomi, a church minister). “The book goes back and forth. We’re almost done with it, and I’m not sure what I’m going to do next.
The second one is from The Telegraph.
“You know,” begins the engagingly enthusiastic author, “they say there was a time in the 19th century when 200 people drowned in Baltimore because they crowded a pier, and the pier collapsed. They were waiting for the ship that had the last instalment of one of Dickens’s novels. Now that’s dedication!” he hoots. “You see the same sort of excitement when Breaking Bad or The Sopranos ends. To viewers those people [in the shows] are their friends.”