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Suvudu Likes: 9/14/13


lawrence-emperorThere are some great sci-fi/fantasy bloggers out there, fans who are devoting a lot of time and energy into supporting authors and their readers. Variety is the spice of life, as they say, and with the menagerie of unique and very different individuals out there contributing, it produces a whole that is better than its parts.

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New Release Interview: Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence


lawrence-emperorEmperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence is now available in fine bookstores!

It is the concluding story in the Broken Empire trilogy. I decided to ask Mark a few questions about the book, the series, and where he’s going next!

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Reddit Shenanigans: Rothfuss the Fighter-Bear


rothfuss-bearLast week, many of the contributors to Unfettered participated in a Reddit AMA interview!

And a funny thread of conversation happened—concerning Patrick Rothfuss. Take a look!

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Goodreads Video Interview: With Terry Brooks


Terry Brooks PictureYesterday, Terry Brooks joined Patrick Brown of Goodreads for a video interview via Skype!

Make the jump to watch the 30-minute interview! It’s a solid interview by fantasy fans all over the world!

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Terry Brooks Reviews: Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence


lawrence-princeAuthor Terry Brooks reads a lot of books—both in the fantasy genre and without.

But every once in a while, he wants to share an extraordinary find with others. He has done so with Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence. Make the jump to read Terry’s review!

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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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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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Two Benefit Auctions of Note


lawrence-manuscriptIf there is one thing I’ve learned in the sixteens years of working in the speculative fiction publishing world, it’s that people are generous.

Here is information about two great auctions taking place, the winning bidder buying something great and helping make the world a better place!

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Best of 2011: Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence


lawrence-princeIt’s December and the New Year is just around the corner. What better time than this to look back at some of this year’s best books, as well as some of next year’s most anticipated titles?

For the next few weeks, we at Suvudu will be sharing some of our favorites from 2011. After that, we’ll focus on what we think is going to make 2012 a great year for reading.

Today’s Best of 2011: Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

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Interview: Mark Lawrence, Author of Prince of Thorns


lawrence-princeEvery year, we get a new group of debut writers, all hoping to break into the industry big, all hoping to build fan bases that last.

This year is no exception. But from what I can tell from internet(s) fantasy blogs and author forums where fans gather to talk about such things, the best received debut release is Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence.

And here is an interview with him. Enjoy!

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