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John Gardner (American writer) Gardner was born in Batavia, New York.

John Gardner (American writer)

His father was a lay preacher and dairy farmer, and his mother taught English at a local school. Both parents were fond of Shakespeare and often recited literature together. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America and made Eagle Scout. Peter V Brett, Author. Hi, I'm fantasy author Peter V. Brett - AMA : Fantasy. Hi, I'm Peter V.

Hi, I'm fantasy author Peter V. Brett - AMA : Fantasy

Brett, author of the Demon Cycle series from Del Rey Books (The Warded Man, The Desert Spear, and the forthcoming Daylight War) as well as the writer of the Red Sonja: Blue comics from Dynamite Comics. Raised on a steady diet of fantasy novels, comic books, and Dungeons & Dragons, I've been writing fantasy stories for as long as I can remember. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Art History from the University at Buffalo in 1995, and spent over a decade in pharmaceutical publishing before selling The Warded Man in 2007 and returning to my bliss.

From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism. The website for New York Times bestselling author, Terry Brooks, devoted to his Shannara, Landover, Word/Void, and other works. Baby Got Books. Baby Got Books by Jim C.

Baby Got Books

Author N K Jemisin. Malazan Empire. Official Site of Steven Erikson. Adventures in Mongolia & Goat’s Head Soup: Steven Erikson’s Notes on a Crisis. It’s axiomatic that the things one could do in youth (with that natural aplomb that comes with a conviction of personal invulnerability) do not happily extend into that period of middle age where desire and capacity no longer meet.

Adventures in Mongolia & Goat’s Head Soup: Steven Erikson’s Notes on a Crisis

Encyclopediamalazica / FrontPage. Malazan Empire. Patrick Rothfuss - Official Website. Read more reviews.

Patrick Rothfuss - Official Website

Tad Williams. Sam Sykes - Fantasy Author. The Official Raymond E. Feist Website. Brandon Sanderson: The official site. Forums - 17th Shard, the Official Brandon Sanderson Fansite. <div class='message error'><strong>Javascript Disabled Detected</strong><p>You currently have javascript disabled.

Forums - 17th Shard, the Official Brandon Sanderson Fansite

Several functions may not work. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. </p></div><br /> Adonalsium - The Coppermind - 17th Shard. Adonalsium is a mysterious term used in the cosmere, which could refer to the power of Creation or a god.

Adonalsium - The Coppermind - 17th Shard

It has not been revealed what Adonalsium explicitly is, but its power is seen in the Shards of Adonalsium, which act as imperfect gods in the cosmere. It is heavily implied there are sixteen Shards, but this has not been explicitly confirmed.[1] It has been confirmed that Hoid was there when Adonalsium Shattered.[2] Shards of Adonalsium[edit] Cosmere - The Coppermind - 17th Shard. The cosmere is a distinct universe totally separate from our own,[1] in which several of Brandon Sanderson's epic fantasy books take place.

Cosmere - The Coppermind - 17th Shard

Overview[edit] As the cosmere implies a simultaneous existence of the ten Shardworlds (planets with mentionable Shardic Influence), cosmere books are connected by an overarching story. Once there was the mysterious power Adonalsium, whose true characteristic is still unknown. Due to unrevealed happenings in the cosmere the Shattering took place, which splintered Adonalsium in - suggested[2] - sixteen Shards each one of them holding a part of the original power of Adonalsium.

They then inhabited the ten Shardworlds across the Cosmere inter alia being responsible for the several magic systems on each planet. Shard - The Coppermind - 17th Shard. This page is exemplary!

Shard - The Coppermind - 17th Shard

This page is comprehensive, well written, and cited. It is one of the excellent pages on the Coppermind. IAMA professional fantasy novelist named Brandon Sanderson. - AMA. : Fantasy. Hey, all.

IAMA professional fantasy novelist named Brandon Sanderson. - AMA. : Fantasy

I'm Brandon Sanderson, author of a number of novels. I'm probably most well-known for being the one chosen to finish (and hopefully not screw up) Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series. Proof that I am who I say I am can be found here. (That is a verified account.) George R. R. Martin's Official Website.

Project Aon: Main / Home (browse) Joe Dever has most generously offered to allow some of his books to be published on the internet thereafter to be downloaded free-of-charge. Rob Adams, Paul Bonner, Gary Chalk, Melvyn Grant, Richard Hook, Peter Andrew Jones, Cyril Julien, Peter Lyon, Peter Parr, Graham Round, and Brian Williams have also generously offered similar permission for their contributions to the world of Magnamund. Project Aon is a volunteer group of fans dedicated to publishing these works. "I would be especially pleased if my granting of the rights to distribute my books in this way was seen as my 'millennium gift' to all those devoted readers who have kept the Kai flag flying high, through all the good times, and the not-so-good. It would make me very proud indeed if this enterprise laid the foundations of a lasting legacy, securing the longevity of Lone Wolf by making my creation freely and readily accessible to current and future online generations.

The Dork Lord, on His Dork Throne. Queen of the Iron Sands. A Wheel of Time Community. The Thirteenth Depository - A Wheel of Time Blog. WoT Interview Database - Theoryland of the Wheel of Time Forums. Though this database is already by far the most comprehensive and organized collection of plot-related RJ and Brandon Sanderson quotes available on the web, it is a work in progress. The Janny Wurts Official Webpage. Neil Gaiman's Journal. Neil Gaiman's photo "Portrait of Adam interviewing. Blog « amanda palmer. Post-tour and new Neil mailbox... Got home from the summer Zombie/Slayer tour to a huge pile of mail, much of it for Neil.

I, of course, had very little time to blog in Europe and even less on the Canadian/US run. it was a beautiful summer, full of festival dates & new people... my wallet was full of many monies & Zombie guitar picks... I flew into LAX from Brussels at 10 pm on Monday night and Tuesday morning had me in a car service to meet Neil back at LAX at 10 am. Not much decompression time. Neil was coming off his AMERICAN GODS tour and he was a sight for sore eyes. The mails brought a Dr. And this game from Eloy & Third Eye Games in Fla:

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