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Joyland Book Review

“I loved county fairs when I was a kid. There’s sort of a cheesy, exciting feel to them, and I decided that’s what I wanted to write about.”-SK… 735 more words

Book Reviews

Man sentenced for stealing Louie the Clown from Joyland

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The man who pled no contest after stealing Louie the Clown and other items from the owners of Joyland Amusement Park was sentenced Tuesday in Sedgwick County. 116 more words


Photo Challenge: New Horizons

It took me a while to find a photo to fit this week’s challenge to find a photo representative of our goals and ambitions for 2017. 163 more words


There Ain't No Joy in Joyland

Wrote this one in 2013, inspired equally by a real abandoned theme park called Joyland in Kansas, USA and Stephen King’s thriller of the same name. 10 more words


Man accused of stealing Joyland clown pleads no contest

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The man accused of stealing Louie the Clown and other items from the owners of Joyland Amusement Park has pled no contest to one consolidated felony count of theft. 118 more words


Joyland -- Review

this post was originally published on my Goodreads account.

Well, this was a pleasant surprise. The prospect of King, a writer never known for great endings, tackling a murder mystery, a genre that is almost wholly dependent on the ending, did not promise great results. 276 more words

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Man charged with stealing Louie the Clown will go to trial

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The mystery disappearance of Joyland’s Louie the Clown spooked a lot of people.

And Friday, KSN learned the man accused of stealing the clown will go to trial as the former park owners took the stand. 465 more words