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Jared
London
Book loon. Occasional llama.
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Gah! I thought I deleted the extra Harry. He really is the boy that didn't die... That's a fantastic question (how many went from movies to books), and I'd love to know. From everything I've heard, movies and television do have a sales impact (which isn't a surprise, but still, nice to know it isn't a myth). But no not sure how much... maybe we can drag up the GoG figures - that's probably possible. (Goes snooping)
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Perhaps books are a larger commitment - a 'deeper' engagement than comics - which means that fans are more passionate about them. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pornokitsch
Got a minute? We've got a short survey about short fiction. This'll help us figure out how, when and where to provide you with our free, weekly short stories. It is anonymous. And short. And we'll share the results, because... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pornokitsch
High school drama! And the best (and worst) of film adaptations. Can you guess? Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Pornokitsch
Good point about website and app! I gave up on them right away - I just assumed there was stuff to do and didn't even bother with them after the first attempts. I liked the RFID tap-in-tap-out system, but yeeps. Our most esoteric cosplayer was someone playing Hitler from Springtime for Hitler from the Producers. Which is something like 5 levels of fictional metaness.
Awesome! That sounds brilliant, actually - a designer friend of mine in Melbourne swears by how it is such a fun and bonkers and diverse and up and coming city. Sounds like the cons are following suit!
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From cosplay to brand strategy, five things I learned at New York ComicCon. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pornokitsch
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"History doesn’t have a beginning or end, so in the first book I wanted to drop him right into the middle of something." Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Pornokitsch
That's terrific news - glad you liked it!
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What to expect for the rest of 2014 - and beyond! Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Jurassic London
Hi Katie - lots of places! List here - http://www.jurassic-london.com/the-lowest-heaven.html - but all the usual suspects of Amazon and Kobo, plus indies like Spacewitch. Hope you enjoy the book!
Toggle Commented Oct 21, 2014 on Announcing... The Lowest Heaven at Pornokitsch
That's the impression I got as well - very The City & the City!
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2014 on Post-Script: NY(C)C Haul at Pornokitsch
I haven't read it in ages (and only once), so I may be unduly harsh - but I remember it being really... silly: sort of a gimmicky short story that got over-extended into a brief novel. I will definitely re-read and report back, I don't want to slander a JDM!
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2014 on Post-Script: NY(C)C Haul at Pornokitsch
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From the British Fantasy Society to mozzarella sticks. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2014 at Pornokitsch
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Acquisitions from the big bad city. Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2014 at Pornokitsch
Congratulations to David Thomas Moore! Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Jurassic London
The last one of these for a while: 1. Dead Ends - Erin Lange 2. When Patty Went to College - Jean Webster 3. The Mucker and The Return of the Mucker - Edgar Rice Burroughs 4. The Champion -... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Pornokitsch
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The slightly belated round-up of September's reading. Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Pornokitsch
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The latest episode of One Comic features Jon, Bex, Wytches and general creepiness. Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Pornokitsch
Nice point. I'm always sad I never learned how to play that, actually. Maybe the Bloodbowl tie-in fiction will scratch that itch. Which is a weirdly specific itch.
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There's a crazy enthusiasm that helps propel the book from one SUPER-AWESOME moment to the next. Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Pornokitsch
Another long flight; another arbitrary ranking. Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Pornokitsch
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Congratulations to Kim Curran and GLAZE! Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Jurassic London