Ken Cosgrove (Aaron Staton) is an account executive at SCDP in Mad Men. Though he may not be as emotionally handicapped like some of his co-workers, he’s now physically handicapped after a hunting accident. Despite the one bad eye, he continues to write science fiction novels under his pen name, Ben Hargrove.
George R. R. Martin, affectionately known as GRRM, is a fantasy author best known for A Song of Fire and Ice, a series adapted to the popular HBO show Game of Thrones. He’s the son of a longshoreman and his house sigil is the turtle, the only pet allowed by the housing projects in which he grew up.
In The Shining, Jack Torrance is looking forward to a quiet winter as the off-season caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, allowing him to focus on his writing and to spend some quality time with his family. That is until he becomes influenced by supernatural powers. Heeeeere’s Johnny!
The crickets and the rust beetles scuttled among the nettles of the sage thicket. “Vamanos, amigos,” Eli Cash whispered and threw the busted-leather flint craw over the loose weave of the saddle cock. And they rode on in the friscalating dusk light.