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SF & Fantasy

Cool Book Trailer: The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman


grossman-magicianslandThe Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman publishes on August 5th!

How do I know that? Because here is a book trailer with the opening of the book being read by the likes of Terry Brooks, Patrick Rothfuss, Neil Gaiman, and other awesome writers! Watch and listen here!

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Cage Match 2014: Final Round: Leia Organa vs Leia Organa


In our final match of Cage Match 2014, Lev Grossman brings Leia vs. Leia! Leia Organa of book origin takes on her onscreen self — and the wit is sharp enough to cut.

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Cage Match Round 4 Recap & Final Bracket


A recap of Round Four, and onward to the FINAL ROUND!

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Cover & Synopsis: The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman


grossman-magicianslandThe Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman has a publishing date! It’s August 5, 2014!

Make the jump to view a larger image of the cover and read the newly released synopsis!

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Lev Grossman Interviews ‘Hunger Games’ Author Suzanne Collins and ‘Catching Fire’ Director Francis Lawrence


Wow! Here’s a treat: Time book editor (and fantasy novelist) Lev Grossman interviews Hunger Games series author Suzanne Collins and “Catching Fire” director Francis Lawrence about the movie, the books, and of course, hero Katniss Everdeen. catchingI found her Collins’ comments about Katniss suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder particularly interesting

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SF & Fantasy

When Writers Meet Their Debut Books


speakman-darkthornI now possess copies of my debut novel, The Dark Thorn.

It didn’t stir the emotions I thought it would. I decided to ask several fantasy authors to share their experience of holding their first novel for the first time.

The answers might surprise you!

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SF & Fantasy

Time Magazine’s Lev Grossman Interviews Terry Brooks


brooks-wardsLev Grossman is Time Magazine’s book critic. He is also one of the smartest people I’ve met, a man possessed of keen intellect as well as knowledge about all things fantasy.

He is also a Terry Brooks fan and decided to interview him. Here is that interview! Enjoy!

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SF & Fantasy

To Be A Fantasy Beta Reader


brooks-wardsI’m not the only one who beta reads for fantasy writers. Most authors have a select, small group of early readers that offer ways to improve the book—whether fixing slow pacing or continuity mistakes.

I asked my writer friends a question: Do you use beta readers? If so, how did they get such a role and what have you instructed them to look for?

Make the jump to read their answers!

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Cage Match 2012: Round 3: Julia Wicker versus Kylar Stern


Now we see if a magic user can beat Kylar Stern



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Cage Match 2012: Round 2: Julia Wicker versus Peter Grant


Peter Grant faces his second witch of the tournament!



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