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Get a Double-Dose of George R.R. Martin!


Get a Double-Dose of George R.R. Martin!

One of my very favorite contemporary fantasy authors is getting a lot of coverage online today. Both Amazon’s Omnivoracious blog and Barnes & Noble’s Nook blog are featuring great pieces about A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin.
Over at the Nook blog, author Diana Gabaldon (no slouch, herself!) has written five things [...]

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Star Wars

Poll: Where Do You Buy Your Books?


printing-press-inventionThe book had its revolution when Johannes Gutenberg created the printing press.

A few years ago, Amazon re-revolutionized the book industry by releasing the first Kindle eReader.

There’s almost six hundred years between the two, time that has led to various ways to buy books. What is your method of choice and why?

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George R.R. Martin’s A DANCE WITH DRAGONS B&N signing


Last night, George rocked the Barnes & Noble at Union Square. Lo these many years ago, back in 2005, I was present at George’s first New York City signing for A FEAST FOR CROWS, which took place at the Astor Place Barnes & Noble. Before then, New York crowds were considered too sophisticated [...]

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SF & Fantasy

The Approaching Dragon Dance


A DANCE WITH DRAGONS - coverYesterday, I had this pit of unnerving giddiness wash over me. I didn’t know why. I got up from my desk and paced. I do this too when writing a particular difficult paragraph or scene. I find that it frees up my mind to discover the answer I am missing.

On the third apartment walk around, it hit me:

The release of the most anticipated novel this year, A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin, is less than three weeks away!

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