George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire is widely considered one of the finest works of epic fantasy of the modern era, if not the finest. The labyrinthine plots, scheming characters, and deeply realized setting have helped make the saga a crossover hit in a way that few fantasy stories do, and it [...]Read More
Authors discuss how the mega-bestselling A Song of Ice and Fire series has influence fantasy writing in the past twenty years.Read More
Having met George R.R. Martin on a few occasions, I can assure you that he’s a very sweet guy. However, even the sweetest guy has his limits, and being asked the same question over and over again for years upon years would probably test the patience of a saint.
Martin took to his Livejournal page on [...]
I videotaped the 2014 SDCC panel Putting the Epic in Epic Fantasy! Wexler. Sykes. Abercrombie. Hobb. Rhodes. Feist. Rothfuss. Moderated by Brent Weeks!
Let the epic awesome begin!Read More
You may recall that George R.R. Martin reached out to his fans last month to ask them to donate to a wolf sanctuary in New Mexico. One of the incentives he offered was to name two characters in his next novel after the two most generous donors (minimum $200,000 and up), and then have the [...]Read More
We at suvudu.com wish a very happy birthday to science fiction/fantasy editor Gardner Dozois. The celebrated editor, anthologist, and author is 66 years-old today.
Dozois is something of a living legend in the world of science fiction publishing: He won the Hugo Award for Best Editor 15 times during his 20 year run as editor for [...]
Those of you who have had the pleasure of meeting A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin known that he’s an incredibly down-to-Earth guy, especially for a writer regularly described as “America’s Tolkien”. He hasn’t forgotten his roots, and those roots are buried deep in fan culture, as a 1961 fan letter [...]Read More