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With Mark Lawrence: Why I Love Leather-Bound Books


Mark Lawrence is a fan of books. Especially leather-bound books.

And today, he announced the creation of a Broken Empire omnibus that will help others in need! Here is an interview where he talks about the book, charity, and how he’s still surprised by his success. Enjoy!

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How Two Volcanoes Shaped My Writing Career


Today marks the 35th anniversary of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens in Washington State. I grew up just south of the volcano and remember that day in1980.

Looking back, it helped shape my life. But it wasn’t the only volcano that did that. Read on!

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George R.R. Martin on Why Gandalf Should Have Stayed Dead


George R.R. Martin on Why Gandalf Should Have Stayed Dead

Mental Floss magazine has unearthed a 2011 interview of A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin, conducted by none other than comedian and author John Hodgman. There’s a lot of good stuff that they’ve highlighted from the piece, such as George’s fondness for Marvel Comics and his thoughts on killing off characters [...]

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Throwback Thursday: Peter Jackson & His Fellowship


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Andrew Lesnie, Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen, and Elijah Wood
Filming: Fellowship of the Ring (2000)

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Pictures: Terry Brooks Visits Hobbiton


hobbiton-10Terry Brooks visited Hobbiton!

And here are fifteen photos of the Shire, among other things!

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Inside Lucasfilm’s Singapore HQ and Other News of Interest to the Discerning Geek


I’m on the internet so much that I have fiber optic cables for nerves. During my restless crawls across the world wide web it is inevitable that I find stories that might be of interest to Suvudu readers. Here are a handful of the best geek-friendly news culled from various and sundry sources online:
Release the [...]

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Cage Match 2014 Minecraft Replay Round 4: Eowyn vs Leia


One Minecraft noob faces off as Eowyn against a veteran Minecraft player as Leia – who will triumph in this Round Four match? Hmm, I wonder…

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Cage Match 2014: Round 1: Eowyn vs Yvaine: Screen


A star falls on Middle Earth – who will triumph, Yvaine or Eowyn?

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Twin Harps Play The Lord of the Rings Soundtrack


harpsTwins. Harps. The Lord of the Rings soundtrack. Throw all of that together and what do you get?

I’m not sure! What do you think? Make the jump to listen to two women create a Tolkien medley!

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Polish Gandalf Stops Train In Its Tracks: You Shall Not Pass!


Screen Shot 2013-12-28 at 5.24.29 PMIt’s an old gag at this point, but seeing this “Gandalf” in tennis shoes battle a bright yellow train still made me giggle. Watch for the rest of the Fellowship to make an appearance midway through the video. Nice work, guys.

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