GeeklyGuide to Authors – Scott Lynch

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Scott Lynch, previously dishwasher, busboy, waiter, web designer, office manager, prep cook, freelance writer, and volunteer firefighter, is the author of the Gentleman Bastard Sequence series of books and a volunteer firefighter. The author, hailing from St. Paul, Minnesota, currently resides in Massachusetts with his wife and fellow author, Elizabeth Bear. Lynch, dubbing himself a …

Coming Soon: A Sequel to Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere

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Neil Gaiman, the author of the new bestselling book Norse Mythology, closed an event at London’s Southbank Centre by announcing a sequel to his novel Neverwhere. The book has long been listed as The Seven Sisters according to the FAQ on his website which Gaiman confirmed at the show. Originally, Neverwhere began as an idea between Lenny Henry, a comedian and actor, …

Hamilton Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to Produce The Kingkiller Chronicle

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In October of 2015, it was announced that Lionsgate had won a bidding war for the rights to adapt The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss for film, television, and video games. Now over a year later, creator and former star of Hamilton has signed on to produce the adaptation. From the article from The Wrap: Miranda will serve …

Fear is the Mind-Killer for Legendary’s New Dune Development Deal

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Put on your Stillsuit and mount your sandworm – Legendary Entertainment has acquired the film and television rights to Frank Herbert’s Dune. In the past, the novel was made into a film in the ’80s directed by David Lynch and starring Kyle MacLachlan and a miniseries on SyFy (then the Sci Fi Channel) in the early 2000s, starring …