A note from the Heart of the October Country

| July 14, 2006

Okay, here’s the shorthand news: We’ve signed off on the initial film option for HERE, THERE BE DRAGONS. HOWEVER – since that was only done last Friday, there are a lot of things that still need paying a lot of attention to before an announcement is made  – and we don’t expect to be ready […]

Free Preview Chapters of HERE, THERE BE DRAGONS

| July 9, 2006

We’ve already posted the prologue, and gotten a wonderful response. So, we’ve decided to post free sample chapters of HERE, THERE BE DRAGONS each month until the release of the book. July – Chapter One; August – Chapter Two; September – Chapter Three. You can find the prologue and first chapter via the link to […]

The early word on DRAGONS, from people in the know…

| July 5, 2006

From Orson Scott Card, the first mainstream review (from which he also gave us the wonderful jacket quotes):http://greensboro.rhinotimes.com/story.html?id=1497 (And before more of you write in to ask – there were a couple of minor points Mr. Card missed in the book – relating to the characters’ ‘real’ lives – which tinted his view of my […]

How I learned to love the ALA: a report on New Orleans

| July 5, 2006

Courtesy of my friend and yours, Heidi MacDonald at THE BEAT: http://www.comicon.com/thebeat/2006/06/james_owen_at_the_ala.html It was a remarkable, remarkable experience.