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Oliver Jeffers – OFFSET 2009   Leave a comment

Lost and Found (book)

Lost and Found (book) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Oliver Jeffers is an artist, illustrator and writer from Belfast Northern Ireland and now lives and works in Brooklyn. He graduated from theUniversity of Ulster in 2001.

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Zara ~ a writing odyssey

Have you ever asked yourself this question? Have you ever had a look at your own beginning as a writer?

For some strange reason I have been thinking a lot about my identity as a writer lately and I think to answer those questions give you a good idea of what writing really means to you.

So where do I come from as a writer?

Well, if I consider writing as “holding a pen in my hand and write something on a piece of paper” my beginnings would be in journaling. I started school at the age of 7 and by the age of 9 I had my first journal. I did not write daily and I did not write literary worth pieces but it was my start. I jotted down what happened in my life and how I felt.

But I think writing as in story telling has started a…

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Posted February 28, 2013 by LediaR in Uncategorized

Peter Orullian Talks with Brandon Sanderson   Leave a comment

Brandon Sanderson (born December 19, 1975) is an American fantasy and science fiction author. He is best known for his fantasy series Mistborn and his work in finishing Robert Jordan‘s epic fantasy series, The Wheel of Time. Sanderson worked as an editor for the semi-professional magazine, Leading Edge, while attending school at Brigham Young University, and he now teaches creative writing there.

Terry Brooks Talks with Peter Orullian Parts 1-3   1 comment

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Terry Brooks is one of my favorite authors. I have not only read most of his books, he has also been a tremendous inspiration to me as a fantasy adventure writer. I also had the honor of meeting the author and his sweet wife at the Maui Writer’s Conference in 1997.

Terence Dean “Terry” Brooks (born January 8, 1944) is an American writer of fantasy fiction. He writes mainly epic fantasy, and has also written two movie novelizations. He has written 23 New York Times bestsellers during his writing career, and has over 21 million copies of his books in print. He is one of the biggest-selling living fantasy writers.

An Interview with Terry Brooks   Leave a comment

Terry Brooks is one of my favorite authors. I have not only read most of his books, he has also been a tremendous inspiration to me as a fantasy adventure writer. I also had the honor of meeting the author and his sweet wife at the Maui Writer’s Conference in 1997.

Terence Dean “Terry” Brooks (born January 8, 1944) is an American writer of fantasy fiction. He writes mainly epic fantasy, and has also written two movie novelizations. He has written 23 New York Times bestsellers during his writing career, and has over 21 million copies of his books in print. He is one of the biggest-selling living fantasy writers.

Christopher Paolini Talks with Peter Orullian Parts 1-3   1 comment

Cover of "Eldest (Inheritance, Book 2)"

Cover of Eldest (Inheritance, Book 2)

Christopher Paolini (born November 17, 1983, in Los AngelesCalifornia) is an American author. He is best known as the author of the Inheritance Cycle, which consists of the books EragonEldestBrisingr and Inheritance. He lives in Paradise Valley, Montana, where he wrote his first book.

George R.R. Martin Talks with Peter Orullian   Leave a comment

George Raymond Richard Martin (born September 20, 1948), sometimes referred to as GRRM, is an American screenwriter and author of fantasyhorror, and science fiction. He is best known for A Song of Ice and Fire, his bestselling series of epic fantasy novels thatHBO adapted for their dramatic series Game of Thrones. Martin was selected by Time magazine as one of the “2011 Time 100″, a list of the “most influential people in the world”.

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