Re: RARA-AVIS: Bubba Ho-Tep (and Big Al)

From: Terrill Lankford (
Date: 28 May 2004


Was BLITHE PSYCHOPATHS published in England already? If not, how did you get shortlisted for the Dagger? (I no nothing of the politics of that award).


On May 28, 2004, at 3:02 AM, Al Guthrie wrote:

> First thing I wrote
> afterwards was BLITHE PSYCHOPATHS, the original title of TWS, which was
> recognised by being shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger award, which
> indicated to me (rightly or wrongly) that I was at least on the right
> track.
> So, strictly speaking, TWS would be my sixth novel, but it's the first
> I
> wrote with any kind of idea of what the hell I was doing, or with any
> real
> intent of getting published.
> Thanks for asking.
> Al

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