Archives for January 31, 2008

It’s official: Guillermo Del Toro Will Direct "The Hobbit"

The Guardian makes the announcement. Guillermo del Toro has officially signed up to direct The Hobbit, according to reports leaking out from a film premiere in France. The Pan's Labyrinth creator will oversee a double-bill of films based on JRR Tolkien's fantasy adventure, which paved the way for The Lord of the Rings. Peter Jackson, director of the Oscar-winning Rings trilogy, will serve as executive producer. Many thanks to the near-omniscient Brendan Ribera for drawing this information from … [Read more...]

On Monday, I’ll finish it. In September, it’s yours.

On Monday, February 4, I'll be finished with my revisions for Cyndere's Midnight. And then, the countdown begins. Let me again answer what is bound to be the most commonly asked question: It's pronounced like the word "cinder." PRE-ORDER HERE! … [Read more...]

Congratulations (again) to Sara Zarr!

¬†I remember sitting in the writer's workshop where a witty young woman named Sara passed around a chapter of her project. And we were all impressed. And then, she had a few words of critique for the chapter that I contributed to the discussion... from a project called Cyndere's Midnight.So much has happened since then. … [Read more...]

Today: Auralia at SPU!

"Food for Thought" You're invited to bring a brown-bag lunch into the Seattle Pacific University Library where I'll be reading from Auralia's Colors, talking about the series, and answering questions. Copies will be available for purchase.When: TODAY (Thursday, January 31), 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Where: Seattle Pacific University Library Reading Room, Main Floor … [Read more...]