Daily Archives: December 18, 2007

Mail Hole

Just as a head’s up to folks: I’m getting quite a bit of mail in the last several days, much of which I’m not responding to immediately (or sometimes at all) simply because I’m grinding through work. Suffice to say if you’ve sent me mail in the last few days, I’ve gotten it even if […]

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The Sound of a Million Elves Celebrating

To my surprise, I find I’m on New Line Cinema’s PR list, so let me pass on this bit of news: Peter Jackson’s gonna make two films from The Hobbitt: Los Angeles, CA (Tuesday, December 18, 2007) Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson; Harry Sloan, Chairman and CEO, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM); Bob Shaye and Michael […]

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A Month of Writers, Day Fourteen: Catherynne M. Valente

Catherynne Valente is having a pretty good year: Her novel The Orphan’s Tales Vol I: In the Night Garden was nominated for the World Fantasy Award and won the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, and its follow on, The Orphan’s Tales: In the Cities of Coin and Spice, is getting rapturous praise as well (“a thought-provoking […]

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