Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Rick Phillips and An Upcoming Monkees Book & Fanfic

This is yet another reason why Facebook is an excellent way of making friends and contacts and connecting with other Monkee fans.

I had seen a post by Rick L. Phillips, who has written a Monkee-song inspired book called . . . (wait for it) . . . Last Train To Murder !!  He had wanted to create a book of Monkee memories, including short stories about Davy from fans.

I contributed and am excited to share more info when it becomes available.

There is an entire subgenre of Fanfic on The Monkees as well.  A superfan, Claire Walton, has published "From This Day Forward" as well as a book of fan pictures of Micky.

I'm sure there are lots of other people who do this and I'll keep updating my list.  Feel free to add, comment or email me with more info.  This blog is not only about the original phenom, but also about how the fan arena evolves as technology evolves, and as new generations become fans.

We're quite an interesting & diverse bunch, ain't we?? :)

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