"Vanity is a personal parasite that must be fed until it is gorged and renders its victim a failure. I care nothing whatever about fame. The less I have of it, the better for me personally. I work for money and I work because I am interested in the things I do. If I were not, I wouldn't do them."
--Lon Chaney "Discoveries About Myself" Motion Picture, July, 1930
Nix that. Call me Norm. I write stuff. Horror,suspense, noir, pulp -- with combo plates available for repeat customers. My “personal best” novel is Dark Harvest, which was chosen as one of Publishers Weekly’s 100 Best Books of 2006. "It’s a Boris Custom painted metal-flake black, and it buries all the competition at the track..."