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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. Peter V Brett, Author. Hi, I'm fantasy author Peter V. Brett - AMA : Fantasy. Fantasy Magazine | From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism. The Official Terry Brooks Website | 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

Hines (with apologies to Sir Mixalot) (Intro)Oh, my, god. Epiphany 2.0 | 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

No, I’m not talking about sex. Scaling cliffs free-style, wandering through jungles for days at time, shooting rapids, even hitting the gas in an ancient Westphalia to surge across a washed-out road (of unknown depth) in the Mogollon Mountains of Arizona – these are among the manic stupidities of my younger days, and I seem to have come through relatively unscathed.

As a veteran archaeologist and occasional explorer of unpleasant and inhospitable places, I viewed my upcoming return to the field with natural confidence. Encyclopediamalazica / FrontPage. Malazan Empire. Patrick Rothfuss - Official Website. Read more reviews THE POWERFUL DEBUT NOVEL FROM FANTASY'S NEXT SUPERSTAR Told in Kvothe's own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.The intimate narrative of his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-ridden city, his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, and his life as a fugitive after the murder of a king form a gripping coming-of-age story unrivaled in recent literature.

Patrick Rothfuss - Official Website

A high-action story written with a poet's hand, The Name of the Wind is a masterpiece that will transport readers into the body and mind of a wizard. Tad Williams. Sam Sykes - Fantasy Author. Home | 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. 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. 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. 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.

Project Aon: Main / Home (browse)

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. The Dork Lord, on His Dork Throne. Queen of the Iron Sands. Book I "Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions there is.

Queen of the Iron Sands

" - Will Rogers "Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds- and done a hundred things You have not dreamed of... " Home | Dragonmount | 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. Updates are being made regularly, with signing reports from Brandon Sanderson, and corrections/additions to the RJ material All quotes are in reverse chronological order, because the most recent quotes tend to be the most relevant, as older questions have been made moot by revelations in the books, and in recent signings.

For the RJ material, this puts the blog and TOR Questions of the Week at the top, but the Brandon Sanderson quotes are above those. 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...

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