Category: BrooksBlog

  • BrooksBlog: Why I Recommend The Books I Do

    BrooksBlog: Why I Recommend The Books I Do

    Why don’t I recommend more Fantasy & Science Fiction? That’s what I write, isn’t it? So I must read a lot of it, and aren’t there more books in my own field that I could suggest. Well, no. First, I don’t read as much as you might think of what’s being written. This is because […]

  • BrooksBlog: About Touring

    BrooksBlog: About Touring

    I’m going on the road again in the fall and not in the Northwest this time. For the past three years, I’ve just tooled around the immediate area. Had fun, of course. I still like going out and meeting readers and talking about books. I still seek out actively the thrill of the chase – […]

  • BrooksBlog: When Movie People Call

    BrooksBlog: When Movie People Call

    Working hard on the second book of a three-book set that will begin publishing in August 2012. This is in the Shannara series, set in the future after High Druid. It’s a big project with some exciting changes that I will be talking about when Measure of the Magic comes out August of this year. […]

  • BrooksBlog: Off To the Dentist

    BrooksBlog: Off To the Dentist

    I went to the dentist today. I was reluctant about this like so many other things. Just a teeth cleaning, but in terms of anticipation it might as well have been a full frontal lobotomy. This isn’t the fault of my dentist or his staff, who are kind and patient and very careful of my […]

  • BrooksBlog: I Do Not Envy George R. R. Martin

    I do not envy George Martin. This might seem odd. After all, he has an incredible following for his Song of Ice and Fire series, and the first book in that series, A Game of Thrones, is a new series on HBO. Why shouldn’t I envy him? Mostly because of an article that appeared in […]