The Very Secret Diaries Welcome! Here you may find the brilliant "Very Secret Diary" series by the wonderful Cassandra Claire. These are also published in her LiveJournal, but she was kind enough to agree to let your humble servant here publish them here. The 12 Greatest Apocalyptic Novels Of All Time After scouring book reviews and Wikipedia, a list of the Top 12 Best Apocalyptic Novels was born. The books on this list take you down the darkest paths in uncivilized worlds, from cannibalistic gangs to vampire infected corpses. If this list doesn't get you thinking on the quickest way stock your basement full of water, canned goods and rifles, I don't know what will! Enjoy! World War Z Documenting the war on zombies, "World War Z" takes you through horific times with some of the most vivid writing this genre has ever seen.
The Meeting of Art and Science - Participants' Biographies lori B and Riccardo Morrison what pARADOX dANCE does. ideas from a form called Contact Improvisation are foundation for our work. 26 years ago, an american named Steve Paxton began some simple experiments with bodies in motion - investigations into gravity, momentum, suspension, the relationship between motion and mass. It was an attempt to ground movement improvisation in something beyond the emotional. Experiential physics? Harry Potter (film series) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final novel in the series, was adapted into two feature-length parts. Part 1 was released in November 2010, and Part 2 was released in July 2011. Origins David Heyman produced all eight films in the series since securing the film rights in 1999. Late in 1997, film producer David Heyman's London offices received a copy of the first book in what would become Rowling's series of seven Harry Potter novels.
Writing With Elvish Fonts This is a tutorial for some of the fonts and tools that can be used for writing in Tengwar on a Windows PC. Contents Direct links to some notes in the text: "About installing fonts"; "A frequently asked question about TengScribe"; "A possible problem with Windows 2000 and XP". About this tutorial [ToC] This tutorial will show how the Brave New World by Aldous Huxley : chapter one Chapter One A SQUAT grey building of only thirty-four stories. Over the main entrance the words, CENTRAL LONDON HATCHERY AND CONDITIONING CENTRE, and, in a shield, the World State's motto, COMMUNITY, IDENTITY, STABILITY. The enormous room on the ground floor faced towards the north. Cold for all the summer beyond the panes, for all the tropical heat of the room itself, a harsh thin light glared through the windows, hungrily seeking some draped lay figure, some pallid shape of academic goose-flesh, but finding only the glass and nickel and bleakly shining porcelain of a laboratory.
J. K. Rowling at Carnegie Hall Reveals Dumbledore is Gay; Neville Marries Hannah Abbott, and Much More Note: A preliminary transcript is now at the end of this post; please note that there may be some small errors in phrasing, and all questions have been paraphrased to save time; this is not a final transcript, but the accuracy of the questions and answers have been maintained. Reminder: We are routinely deleting the (thankfully) miniscule percentage of comments that are hateful or intolerant. Debate on this topic is welcome but hate and name-calling is not. Please maintain the respect in this article that you all do in all others. Thanks. Tonight, the one thousand grand prize winners (and their guests) of the Scholastic’s Open Book Tour Sweepstakes along with a companion got the chance to see Harry Potter author J.
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Harry Potter author JK Rowling leaves her agent Harry Potter author JK Rowling at the launch of her Pottermore website. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA JK Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter novels, has confirmed that she has "terminated" her long-running association with the literary agent who who helped to launch her first book about the boy wizard. Rowling, one of the most commercially successful authors of all time, had worked with Christopher Little since he found her a publisher for the very first Potter novel, the Philosopher's Stone, in 1996. The series of seven books have since gone on to sell over 400 million copies while the screen versions of the books are believed to have grossed around £3.6 billion. On Sunday night, Rowling's PR spokesperson confirmed that she had left Little to be managed by Neil Blair, a lawyer and former partner at Little's agency, adding it was a "painful decision".
The Encyclopedia of Arda The Encyclopedia of Arda is a personal project - a tribute to and a celebration of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. The site is evolving into an illustrated hypertext encyclopedia of Tolkien's realms and peoples. It already contains about four thousand entries, and we're constantly adding new entries and expanding existing ones.