Monthly Archives: March 2008
The Independent has an article bemoaning the decline of the rural way of life and countryside (which has been going on for a couple of hundred years really) and it reminds me of a theme in Tolkien and the new … Continue reading
Roger Sutton over on the Horn Book blog has recently read George Eliot’s Middlemarch (which I confess to reading and disliking intensely). He makes a point which Scott Westerfeld made to me about using language for children in an as … Continue reading
The New York Times reports that R.L. Stine is to return to the Goosebumps series for the first time in eight years. The stories will be linked by a sub plot concerning aÂ horror theme park and will be linked … Continue reading
Bloomsbury appear to be doing a wonderful thing, according to Neil Gaiman‘s blog. Aware that there are two audiences, Bloomsbury will have Dave McKean illustrate the adult version and the awesome Chris Riddell, the children’s one. Must reserve space on … Continue reading
News from Sebastian Peake that the Titus trilogy is to be released on CD later this year. Titus Grown will appear towards the end of the year with the other novels coming at three month intervals.
RDR, Warner and JK Rowling head to court on March 24th to try and settle the HP Lexicon issue, according to the Guardian. Fingers crossed for RDR but methinks there is an awful lot of miscommunication and spin. As John … Continue reading
Daivd Kusner, a Wired contributing editor, has this great article on Gygax’s life, D&D and the world of table top gaming (one I left years ago!). I was intrigued by his comments on Lord of the Rings and the influence … Continue reading