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Re-Read: The Light Fantastic

September and October has been full of dark and mysterious reads due to the fact I am taking part in R.I.P IX event, and as much as I’ve been enjoying my reading I felt I needed a break from the darker material. 575 more words


Book: Terry Pratchett's 'I Shall Wear Midnight' - "Evil begins when you begin to treat people as things"

It transpired that ‘I Shall Wear Midnight’ is the fourth Tiffany Aching book – of which I’ve read only the last two, this and ‘ 236 more words


Read together


(Statue in Bristol)

I can`t relate to readers block. Reading with others or alone is just to joyful. The whole house is cluttered with books (and they seem to multiply when I am not looking). 53 more words


On Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett is one of the only writers whose books I read without even once thinking, “Here’s what I will say when I review this book.” I enjoy him so much I can barely stop to critique or even balance out the highlights of the novel with its hindrances. 180 more words


The influence of others

I wonder: how much to read while I’m writing?

I posted this comment on the excellent page of WitheringThyme (recommended reading, BTW).  As I wrote it occurred to me to ask this question of my own readership… 107 more words

Fantasy Writing

Press Release: Sir Terry Pratchett Inspires Restricted Edition Nail Polish As Fundraiser For Alzheimer's Study UK

Sir Terry Pratchett is a literary pioneer. From his first book, The Carpet People in 1971, by way of his most current 2014 release, Dragons at Crumbling Castle, Sir Pratchett continuously takes his readers out of their realities and brings them into new, fantastical worlds. 11 more words

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Going Postal

I’ve really enjoyed catching up with the last 15+ years of Discworld, especially the move away from having a “City Watch” book, or a “Wizards” book, or a “Death” book, and Pratchett making each of them a part of the overall story of a fantasy world being dragged kicking and screaming into modernity.  98 more words