Tag Archives: Manly Wade Wellman

Manly Wade Wellman

On March 17, 1970, I met Manly for the first time, in his writing office above a drugstore in the center of Chapel Hill. According to my journal for the day: Talked to Mr. Wellman (“My parents wrote my great-uncle … Continue reading

Posted in Odds and Ends | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Manly Wade Wellman, Reporter

In many respects, Manly was as much of a journalist as he was a fiction writer. He was close to his (two years older) brother Paul for all of their mutual lives. When Manly got out of college in the … Continue reading

Posted in Odds and Ends | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Manly Wade Wellman, Reporter

Vandy, Vandy

Manly traveled with Vance Randolph either during his time at Wichita University (now Wichita State University) or shortly after he graduated. He said that Randolph wanted him to settle in Arkansas. “Manly, you’ve got a hundred dollars. Half of it … Continue reading

Posted in Odds and Ends | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Vandy, Vandy

Manly and Sprague

Posted in Photos | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Manly and Sprague

Newsletter #73

NEWSLETTER 73: March 5, 2013 Dear People, I am chunking ahead on the next RCN (Leary/Mundy) space opera, THE SEA WITHOUT A SHORE. More accurately, for the past couple days I’ve been slogging through mental mud on the novel, but … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletters | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Newsletter #73

Newsletter #67

NEWSLETTER 67: March 5, 2012 Dear People, I’m hard at work on the next Tor fantasy, Demons from the Earth; the third of the Books of the Elements. When I first start writing a novel, that’s always the big news … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Newsletter #67

Newsletter #66

NEWSLETTER 66: January 5, 2012 Dear People, Jeepers, a new year yet again. I hope you all–and all of us–have a good one. I’m at work on the plot for my next Tor fantasy, which at the moment I’m calling … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletters | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Newsletter #66

Old Nathan

OLD NATHAN is a book I wrote for myself. There’ve been books that didn’t do as well as I’d hoped (The Sea Hag is a striking example), but I think Old Nathan is the only one I wrote in the … Continue reading

Posted in More Books | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Old Nathan

Hammer’s Slammers (1979)

HAMMER’S SLAMMERS is a short story collection, not a novel, and my first book. It made it possible for me to become a full-time writer, though I didn’t realize it at the time. I’d sold a story as an undergraduate, … Continue reading

Posted in Hammer's Slammers | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Hammer’s Slammers (1979)