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Frequently Asked Questions about Anne Rice.

This FAQ about Anne Rice was compiled and written by Laura Troise talset@eskimo.com with numerous contributions by others.

-01 Disclaimers (Anne Rice FAQ)
1. This FAQ covers questions that are asked by ...
-02 Like I said, who is Anne Rice anyway?
Anne Rice, born Howard Allen (no, she didn't have a ...
-03 So what has Anne Rice written?
Here is the list of the books Anne has written ...
-04 These names are a bit wordy, is there a shorter way of referring to them? (Anne Rice)
Yes there is, but only for some of the books. Others ...
-05 Enough with the books already, what about short stories? (Anne Rice)
Anne has written three of these:...
-06 How much of Anne Rice's real life is in her books?
Quite a bit actually. From the Mayfair house on ...
-07 Why do so many of Anne Rice's characters end up in New Orleans or San Francisco? (Anne Rice)
Anne lived in both NO and SF for quite some time and she'...
-08 Does Anne Rice really believe in vampires and witches?
Anne has said that, while she does not believe in vampires,...
-09 Why do Anne Rice's characters use outdated PC programs? You'd think they could afford better.
From CS#3:...
-10 Why doesn't Anne Rice write about characters who aren't white?
From CS#3:...
-11 Can you give me a list of articles about Anne Rice?
I could, but it would take half my lifetime. There ...
-12 Is there a biography about Anne Rice?
There is. It's called Prism of the Night and it's ...
-13 How can I contact Anne Rice?
Anne has installed a phone line in her house for fans to ...
-14 Does Anne Rice read every letter sent to her?
No, because then Anne would not have time for the ...
-15 Will Anne Rice send me a personal response that I can then gloat about to all my friends?
From CS#3:...
-16 Hey! That address is for Anne Rice's house! I can go visit her now, can't I?
In theory, yes. But please keep in mind something that she ...
-17 Does Anne Rice have an e-mail address?
From CS#3:...
-18 Just who exactly does the editing for Anne Rice's books? There are some pretty hefty grammer/continuity/spelling errors in those. What's going on with the editors at Knopf?
Nothing, actually. Even though Knopf has assigned Anne ...
-19 What's this I hear about Anne Rice writing a letter to President Clinton?
Apparently an avid Clinton supporter (I was told she ...
-20 Who is this Lestat guy and what's the big deal about him? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Lestat de Lioncourt a.k.a. The Brat Prince a.k.a. Lestat, you ...
-21 How do you pronounce Lestat's name? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
There are three schools of thought on this:...
-22 You said that many of the characters wanted to sleep with Lestat, does this mean that vampires have sex? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Nope. While Anne's writing gets a little vague about this,...
-23 Are all of Anne Rice's vampires gay? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
No. And neither are they all straight. Vampires are, ...
-24 Wait a minute! I'm in the middle of QotD and it just mentioned Santino! Didn't Louis chop him up into little pieces the size of Smith Brothers' Cough Lozenges in Interview? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
You're making the common error of confusing Santino ...
-25 I think I just found another major continuity error... (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
...In IWTV, Louis says that the last time he saw Lestat was in the ...
-26 What the heck was up with that vampire that Louis and Claudia found in Eastern Europe? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
In her Compuserve conference, Anne explained that the ...
-27 What's this I hear about Anne saying Lestat has left her? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
I'll let her words speak for themselves (this was taken ...
-28 Do you think she means it? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Right now I'm not sure. But it would seem that neither is Anne....
-29 What about that sixth VampChron I've heard so much about? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
In CS#4 and elsewhere, Anne was very excited about how ...
-30 Can you give me some info. on who did what with the IWTV movie? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Sure, here it is:...
-31 What was with all the hoopla over the Interview movie? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Well, the first problems over making Interview into a ...
-32 Did Anne Rice publish anything else about the movie? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Yes. She also wrote out an essay that gave more or less ...
-33 I have my own ideas about who should have played the characters in the IWTV movie, should I mention them to other fans? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Go wild. The What about XYZ to play... thread is one ...
-34 What is different between the movie of Interview and the book of Interview? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Ok, I'm willing to take the risk of having the plots of both ...
-35 I distinctly heard you say sequel. Is there going to be a movie sequel for Interview? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Current Hollywood gossip has it that the sequel for ...
-36 Is there a video version of IWTV? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Yup! It's out now and is actually reasonably priced. ...
-37 What about a director's cut of IWTV? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
That's hard to say as right now that answer is in that ...
-38 What about the soundtrack from the movie? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
The soundtrack is available for you to buy, but it ...
-39 Is there any way I can get my hands on a copy of the IWTV script? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Yes, via:...
-40 Was Interview nominated for any Oscars? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
It was up for Cinematography and Musical Score. It lost ...
-41 How about the MTV Movie Awards? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Though nominated in practically every catagory, it only ...
-42 Ok, did Lestat say the line "You're a vampire... (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
... You never knew what life was until it ran out in a red gush ...
-43 What is Moon Over Bourbon Street? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Moon Over Bourbon Street is a song that Sting wrote for ...
-44 What's the "Armand and Daniel" song? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
The Armand and Daniel song is a common way for those who have ...
-45 What's the punchline? (Anne Rice vampires-o-rama)
Um, I made it all the way through Memnoch the Devil ...
-46 what is that Companion thing anyway? (Anne Rice - Captivating Companions)
The Vampire Companion (VC), like Anne's biography, ...
-47 What's that other Companion thing? (Anne Rice - Captivating Companions)
As of right now, there are two Anne Rice Vampire ...
-48 Should I buy/read VC or Prism of the Night? (Anne Rice - Captivating Companions)
This question cannot be answered without giving an opinion ...
-49 Isn't Prism of the Night out of date by now? (Anne Rice - Captivating Companions)
From what I've been told the current paperback copy of ...
-50 What about an updated VC? (Anne Rice - Captivating Companions)
There is an updated VC. It's not in hardcover (which is ...
-51 Can anyone else tell me if the problems were fixed? (Anne Rice - Captivating Companions)
Yes. Stephanie Buday had this to say:...
-52 What about that that Anne Rice Trivia book? (Anne Rice - Captivating Companions) Is it any good or what? You know?
I don't have the book myself, but Mishian kindly ...
-53 What about other Anne Rice companion books? (Anne Rice - Captivating Companions)
You can find information about Katherine Ramsland's ...
-54 Do I have to read VampChron in order to understand TWH? (Anne Rice - Wonderful Witches)
No. TWH series, for the most part, stands on its own....
-55 In TWH, how could Michael Curry see Lasher? (Anne Rice - Wonderful Witches)
See How on earth is Michael Curry related to the ...
-56 Ok. How on earth is Michael Curry related to the Mayfairs (Anne Rice - Wonderful Witches)
(besides being married to Rowan I mean)?...
-57 How can Julien be a proper Mayfair witch if Lasher said there were only 13? (Anne Rice - Wonderful Witches)
Lasher was referring to the 13 female Mayfair witches. ...
-58 Why is it that when a Taltos is pregnant the baby is born immediately but when a human is pregnant with a Taltos it takes longer? (Anne Rice - Wonderful Witches)
According to what Ash says, a Taltos baby grows more quickly in ...
-59 Is there going to be a TWH movie? (Anne Rice - Wonderful Witches)
The latest official word that I have on this is from CS#3:...
-60 Is there any companion book for TWH like there is for VampChron? (Anne Rice - Wonderful Witches)
Katherine Ramsland has apparently put together a ...
-61 Help! I just finished Taltos and I'm dying to read the next TWH book! Will there be one? (Anne Rice - Wonderful Witches)
Anne does want to put out a new TWH book but right now she'...
-62 Help! I just finished The Mummy and I'm dying to read the sequel! Please tell me there will be one! (Anne Rice)
The latest word from Anne is that there won't be. But, as ...
-63 What's this I hear about a movie of The Mummy? (Anne Rice)
Well, that depends on what you've heard. ...
-64 What future project is Anne working on? (Anne Rice)
Rumors (and some of Anne's words themselves) say that ...
-65 I heard this great rumor that Anne's putting together a book that will bring The Mummy, TWH and VampChron characters all together. Is this true? (Anne Rice)
Sadly, no. While it would be an amazing story, Anne ...
-66 Which cameos do you mean? (Anne Rice)
When I say cameos I mean any time that a character or plot point ...
-67 A lot of people focus on TWH and VampChron, doesn't anyone like Cry to Heaven or The Feast of All Saints? (Anne Rice)
Yes they do. In fact, some fans *only* like Cry to ...
-68 I really don't like the supernatural stuff. Will Anne be doing any more books like Cry to Heaven and Feast of All Saints? (Anne Rice)
Anne says no. She says that she likes the advantages ...
-69 I saw a fiction book by Alice Borchardt that had an intro by Anne in it. What's that all about? (Anne Rice)
Alice is Anne's sister. Devoted, which came out in ...
-70 What's a Roquelaure and why did Anne choose that name? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
A roquelaure is a type of cloak invented by ...
-71 Would you think me absolutely crazy if I told you that I thought Prince Laurent sounded a lot like Lestat? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
No I would not. The Beauty books were written before ...
-72 I think the Beauty books were the best thing that came out of Anne's mind. Will she be writing more erotica like that? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
Again, Anne says no. For now, she's done all she wants ...
-73 Someone told me that Belinda was a good book but I really don't like erotica. Should I still read it? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
Although Belinda was written under the Rampling name, it ...
-74 Is there going to be a Belinda movie? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
Rumors, as always, abound. Nothing definate yet I'm afraid....
-75 What was Anne's original reaction to the movie of EtoE? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
Last year, Anne said that she felt that the script ...
-76 Did that give you a good laugh? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
Yes it did....
-77 What does Anne say now? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
Anne now admits that she should have asked more ...
-78 So the movie is not like the book?nne Rice) (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
-79 Well, I'd still be interested to know who does what in the movie, could you tell me that? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
Sure!...
-80 Wait a minute, I don't remember any cops in EtoE! (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
I know. See So the movie is not like the book?...
-81 Are there any other interesting tidbits about the EtoE movie? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
Yes, it made Roger Ebert's list of the Top Ten Worst ...
-82 It wasn't #1 was it? (Anne Rice - The Naughty Bits)
No, thank Rob Reiner for creating North and sparing us that fate....
-83 Is such and such a book by Anne Rice any good? (Anne Rice)
A common question asked of old Anne Rice fans is if a ...
-84 Is there a fan club for us Anne Rice fans?
Yes there is. The info about it is as follows:...
-85 I'm going to one of Anne Rice's book signings and I'm kind of nervous. What can I expect? (Anne Rice)
Book signings vary a little from bookstore to bookstore, ...
-86 Where can I get T-shirts, autographed books or other Anne Rice stuff?
The Garden District Book Shop, is *the* center for ...
-87 What's the story on the TV documentary about Anne Rice?
It's called Anne Rice: Birth of the Vampire. It was shown ...
-88 Are there any graphic novels of Anne Rice's books?
Some, yes. From what I understand, IWTV and TVL were ...
-89 Other than the Ramsland and Beahm books, are there any other AnneRice related books?
Yes, two of them actually:...
-90 Can I get Anne Rice's books on audio tapes?
Most certainly. Random House Audiobooks does most of them, ...
-91 How can I get on the listserv thingy? (Anne Rice)
Send a message to: listserv@psuvm.psu....
-92 So what's alt.books.anne-rice? (Anne Rice)
Ah, a.b.a-r, where the women are women, the men are ...
-93 Sounds amazingly cool! I'm subscribing right now! Is there anything I should remember before I start to post? (Anne Rice)
Aside from normal common courtesy, just remember that not ...
-94 What about WWW sites? (Anne Rice)
Web sites, I've found, come in three types. There ...
-95 How come you didn't list my Anne-related web page? (Anne Rice)
Basically because I have no idea that your page exists. In ...
-96 So how can I get you to list my Anne Rice/abar page?
If you'd like me to list your web page here, e-mail me with ...
-97 Is there anything else I can do to help with this list of web sites? (Anne Rice)
Yes. If you could send me e-mail to let me know when ...
-98 Hey, Laura, how did you get all this Anne Rice info. anyway?
Over the years that I've been an Anne Rice fan I've read ...
-99 I have a question that wasn't included here, what should I do? (Anne Rice)
Please feel free to e-mail me with your questions and I'...
-100 How can I get copies of this FAQ? (Anne Rice)
This FAQ is posted once a month on alt.books.anne-rice,...
-101 Hey! You got something wrong! What are you gonna do about it? (Anne Rice FAQ)
If anything I wrote in this FAQ is incorrect, even if it'...
-102 Is there any other way that I can get my name in the credits of this FAQ? (Anne Rice)
Certainly! You can tell me information that I was unable to ...
-103 What is the copyright info. for this FAQ? (Anne Rice)
This FAQ was written and copyrighted on Jan. 3, 1997 ...
-104 What are the credits for this FAQ? (Anne Rice)
Here they are:...









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