WWW: March 9, 2011

World Wide Wednesday is back from hiatus. I hope you all were able to survive the black emptiness that was Wednesday for a few weeks. Let us not ever speak of those dark days again. Turn towards the future and be filled with linking goodness. As always, if you find something interesting you think everyone should read, drop me a line via the contact form and let me know, or just post it below. Let’s get started:

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1) Map of Abercrombie’s First Law series: Aidan Moher over at A Dribble of Ink picked up on this gem. This looks very good.  Now I can geographically pinpoint the location were Abercrombie broke my soul.

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2) Some book written by some dude to be released some time soon: It’s the most anticipated fantasy release to date.Yes, it’s finally arriving. 100% for sure guaranteed yes… probably.

3) Dune Coloring Book: Somewhat disturbing.

4) 33 years since Hitchhiker’s Guide invaded our airwaves: I read the Hitchhiker’s guide when I was in high school, and I used to watch the BBC TV program also. Very rarely has a work had such an impact across so many mediums. Douglas Adams was a genius and left us way too soon.

5) The Next Big Author Contest: A nice little contest for you writers out there.

6) Huge Malazan Giveaway: Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist has a massive Malazan giveaway, be sure to enter.

Author Chum

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In this section I’ll post bits and pieces of news from various fantasy authors:

  • Pat Rothfuss: A fun little re-cap of The Name of the Wind.
  • George R.R. Martin: And the fans thought they had to wait a long time! Congrats to the Martins!

That wraps it up for this week. Thank you for joining me. Feel free to post your own relevant news links in the comments below, or submit them to me for next week via the contact form.


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JUSTIN BLAZIER (on FanLit’s staff September 2009 – September 2012) Like many fantasy enthusiasts, Justin cut his teeth on Tolkien. Due to lack of space, his small public library would often give him their donated SFF books. Justin lives in a small home near the river with his wife, their baby daughter, and Norman, a mildly smelly dog. He doesn’t have much time for reviewing anymore, but he still shows up here occasionally to let us know how he feels about stuff.

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2 comments

  1. “pinpoint the location were Abercrombie broke my soul”-
    LOL!!! Justin you’re a riot. :)

  2. I’m a huge ASOIAF fan so I say this with love: Maybe Parris agreed to marry him if he agreed to finish the book. ;)

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