Skin Game by Jim Butcher is one of them. Here are Jim’s tour details—in case you missed them!Read More
Our journey started on January 6 when I asked all of my readers what the next big movie franchise based on a science fiction or fantasy novel/series might be. It was a casual question, but the responses were anything but! In less than a week, I had about a dozen suggestions. In part two, we narrowed down these titles to a handful of the most popular and asked you to vote for your favorite, and as you know by now, Jim Butcher’s Harry Dresden series won by a large margin.Read More
Return with me now to make-believe movie mogul land: A place we’ve inhabited together over the last three weeks. We started on January 6 when I asked you what the next big movie franchise based on a science fiction or fantasy novel/series might be. Our readers nominated about a dozen titles. In part two, I narrowed down these titles to a handful of the most popular and asked you to vote for your favorite. Jim Butcher’s Harry Dresden series won hands down. There just wasn’t much competition. In part three, I asked readers to select the Harry Dresden book that they thought might make the best movie. Votes came pouring in, but it was Dead Beat that came in a winner, and it did so by a landslide. Today, I’d like for you to pick out a director for our pretend movie, but first, let’s take a look at Dead Beat and see what we’ve got to work with. (I know that ideally we’d talk about a scriptwriter, but for the sake of all of our sanity let’s assume that we have a quality script already in hand.)Read More
Well, not exactly. But he’s had a rough time as of late. Dying. Coming back to life. Owing his fealty to a queen who will use Harry any way she so desires. Normally, I’d say that’s a pretty good gig. But Harry has never been the type to follow orders!
Here is a bit more about Cold Days!Read More
Yesterday, Pat interviewed Jim on Suvudu. Today? We flip it and reverse it. Jim interviews Pat! Make the jump!Read More
Tomorrow? We are gonna flip it and reverse it. Jim Butcher interviews Patrick Rothfuss! Stay tuned!Read More
If you fancy urban fantasy, then Ben Aaronovitch is a name you should know. His new novel Midnight Riot (published in the UK as Rivers of London) is a fresh take on a familiar trope, a magic-infused police procedural in a distinctly British vein. Magician’s apprentice/Police Constable Peter Grant’s penchant for deeply ironic humor and [...]Read More