‘I’ve tried to use three women who oppose Raylan in one form or another. In the first segment, the woman is a surgical nurse who resents the fact that these young doctors make $1 million and she makes $86,500, and she begins stealing kidneys – not from the hospital but out on the road… She’s the first woman that [Raylan] has ever shot.
‘I wrote about this woman who steals kidneys, and she’s the first woman that [Raylan] has ever shot.’
‘The second woman works for the coal company… and in the third one, I have a girl who is a poker player… Her stepfather is a sports bookie, and she bets on last year’s NCAA basketball game. Last year Butler lost to Duke. She goes to Butler, so she bet all the students; she bet on Duke, and they all bet on Butler, and she won $20,000. But then that night she plays with some real poker players and loses the $20,000 in about an hour. But she’s not bad, and Raylan, once he goes after her, he falls for her; he likes her a lot…
‘It’ll be a book probably next Fall. Then I don’t know what I do, but I’ve written now 45 books. I started my first one 60 years ago, and I’ve enjoyed it. I’ve had a good time. I like to write books. If I’m having a good time writing them, I might as well keep going.’