harlan ellison and me upsidedown

harlan ellison and me upsidedown

I accost Harlan Ellison at The Rancho Palmas

He- in an effort to promote healthy exersice curses my photos so that are forever upside down to encourge head stands

About E.E. King

Writing/Painting/Pilates/Scuba/Travel and animals...anything that won't pay the bills. I'm an unintentional nonprofit I've 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 I had chosen a different location. Check out my website and read a story, or better yet buy a book, painting or audio. UnfortunatelY, All of the profits go toward animal rescue.
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2 Responses to harlan ellison and me upsidedown

  1. Evvie–as I gather from your site, those who do not incur your displeasure are permitted to call you–it was a sheer JacksonPollockLike panorama of delight to meet you at the Bradbury Library Press-Gang auto-da-fe last Monday. You omitted the comma before the word “bitch.” I dropped a small gardyloo in a post on my own website (harlanellison.com) about having met the charming E.E. King of Utah, and that she was doing a reading of her new book. As for the Dirk Quigley, I’ve been going at it in chunks and fangfuls, finding it more than acceptable. It was a treat to meet you, and I hope I wasn’t so charming that I spoiled you for all the rest of the sycophants who pucker more readily than shy, humble I.

    Yr. Pal, Harlan

    • E.E. King says:

      Dear Harlan,
      I was sans internet I was sans internet and therefore forced to try to reply via text. Alas either the keyboard is too small or my fingers too large –and it may be that I sent you many replies – or none.
      If none- let me assure you that they were witty beyond belief, if many disregard previous remark.
      Honestly –actually the reason – I drove down from UT was in the hopes of accosting you… I’m a lifelong fan.
      Thank you so much for posting and reading by fangfuls.
      My next book is a collection of shorts. I had a review that said… I was ‘a gentler kinder Harlan Ellison.’
      Is that like Harlan lite? There’s also a novella about a card game between Fate, Chance, Destiny and Fate where each card tells a story – I stole from Ray’s concept of The Illustrated Man to tie stories into a longer (more saleable?) piece. The more saleable didn’t work.
      I’ll be in LA for a reading and launch party for my new Collection “Another Happy Ending,” @ Ray’s favorite Mystery and Imagination October 20th @ 2:00 -3:00 pm
      Also I’m performing bits from my first novel, “Dirk Quigby’s Guide to the Afterlife.”
      In full devil costume October 30th @ 7:30-8:30 @Echo Park in “Stories Book and Café.” 1716 West Sunset Blvd • Los Angeles • CA [213] 413-3733
      If you can come to either I’d be … speechless – a really rotten thing to happen before a reading, but please don’t let that dissuade you.
      Truly!
      I hope that we continue our friendship!
      I am a fan
      Yur bitch-
      Evie
      PS your version of looking ‘worried that you had gone too far’ wasn’t awfully convincing.

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