The Land of Milk, Honey and Salt

the last 2 daze
Park city TV …good
Then  Park city radio
 a reading at Dolly’s in PC
 the book store owners loved me!
and the audience was enthralled …all one of them…OK I exaggerate
 I brought 2 people with me so with the 2 workers it was 5…and they were in my pocket.
Really it was good fun.
I travel with an after life food table , (Mormon) Brigham’s Yummy Jello, Holy wine (drink it and it turns to blood)
 Baptist Twinkies (deep, deep fried in beef tallow, topped with raspberry jam, powered sugared and topped with chocolate and caramel sauce)
Today Salt Lake City, The King’s English.
 it was difficult because today I expected a good turn out, great expectations always let you down… also I figured Mormon would be punctual…. and they brother -in-law and sister, devout Mormons, showed up right on time. ….great. Just what I want, an audience who will hate me. I don’t mind offending religious folk,but I prefer it when they aren’t the only 2 people in an audience looking at me.
There were 3 kids/youth?  (under 21) in the audience. The kids were wonderful! The young man was nervous, he’d never been to a book reading, his girlfriend had dragged him there, but he warmed right up under the glow of  irreverence. Afterward he told me how much he liked it… another 4  wandered in…and it was a packed house… loosely packed with lots of filler… 
I have had 2 new stories accepted for publication.


About E.E. King

E.E. King’s has published many short stories. Ray Bradbury calls E.E. King a writer “marvelously inventive, wildly funny and deeply thought provoking. I can not recommend her highly enough.” HER NEW COLLECTION new Collection of Short Fiction “Another Happy Ending,” comes out in October 2013. There is a book launch and party @ Ray Bradbury’s favorite Bookstore Mystery and Imagination Bookstore October 20th @ 2:00 -3:00pm Her first novel, Dirk Quigby’s Guide to the Afterlife, came out 2010, released in Spanish in 2/2012. She is performing bits of "Dirk Quigby’s Guide to the Afterlife, all you need to know to choose the right heaven.” (in costume) October 30th @ 7:30-8:30 @Echo Park in “Stories Book and Café.” 1716 West Sunset Blvd • Los Angeles • CA [213] 413-3733 The New Short Fiction Series, Los Angeles’ longest running spoken word series, launched her anthology, Real Conversations With Imaginary Friends, 1/2012. Sponsor, Barnes & Noble. All her books as well as her children’s book The Adventures of Emily Finfeather or The Feathernail and Other Gifts are currently available on audible. E.E. King is the recipient of various international writing, biology and painting grants. Her murals can be seen in Downtown Los Angeles and Spain. Elizabeth Eve King has a background in teaching, painting, theater, comedy and biology. She will be an artist in residence at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art June -Sept 2015 Ms. King is the recipient of two International Tides painting fellowships, and two international biology Earthwatch grants. She was an advisor for the J. Paul Getty’s and the Science Center’s, Arts &; Science program. She was the Science and Arts coordinator in Bosnia with Global Children’s Organization (a summer camp for war orphans and refugees) in 2000. She was the founding Arts & Sciences Director for Esperanza Community Housing Corporation . She’s worked with children in Bosnia, crocodiles in Mexico, frogs in Puerto Rico, egrets in Bali, mushrooms in Montana, archaeologists in Spain and planted butterfly gardens in South Central Los Angeles. The butterflies wish she had chosen a different location. Her short stories have been published widely
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