Colin Morgan on Good Omens: It’s an honour to perform the work of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

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November 4th, 2014

Colin Morgan on Good Omens

The adaptation of the fantasy novel will air on Radio 4 this Christmas – and one eager fan will be in the cast   Plenty of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett fans are excited about the upcoming radio adaptation of the authors’ joint novel Good Omens – but it turns out one of them is [...]

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Discworld App Update: The Ankh-Morpork Map

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October 23rd, 2014

Puffer & Wheelwright's Model Trains

Launching today on iPad. The first update to the Discworld App for iPad featuring four new locations, new images and information to explore including the Administrative Office of the AM&SPH Railway for information on the new steam-powered train service to and from Ankh-Morpork. Download it here for £9.99.         

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Sir Terry’s Editor on the Inspirations Behind ‘Raising Steam’

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October 7th, 2014

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Suzanne Bridson, an editor at Terry Pratchett‘s publishers, shares a few Roundworld inspirations for his most recent Discworld novel, Raising Steam.   Anyone who has ever read a Discworld novel knows that despite being flat, and travelling through space on the back of a giant turtle (and being inhabited by dwarfs and trolls) Terry Pratchett’s world is in [...]

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Bookshops hope ‘super Thursday’ will help start a new chapter for publishing

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October 6th, 2014

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Hardback titles by the likes of John Cleese and Jacqueline Wilson go on sale in race for Christmas bestseller lists Tim Walker is expecting queues outside his family’s bookshops in Oakham and Stamford on Thursday. Other booksellers up and down the country will be hoping for a similar rush of eager readers as 315 of [...]

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Neil Gaiman: ‘Terry Pratchett isn’t jolly. He’s angry’

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October 3rd, 2014

Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett may strike many as a twinkly old elf, but that’s not him at all. Fellow sci-fi novelist Neil Gaiman on the inner rage that drives his ailing friend’s writing   I want to tell you about my friend Terry Pratchett, and it’s not easy. I’m going to tell you something you may not know. [...]

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First Copies of Mrs Bradshaw’s Handbook Are In!

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September 18th, 2014

Mrs Bradshaw Collage

Here they are in all their glory… It’s out on October 9th! Have a peek at the book page here.    

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Terry Pratchett: how I wrote my first stories as a cub reporter

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September 15th, 2014

Terry Pratchett: This is me

Terry Pratchett explains how and when he wrote his new collection of short stories Dragons at Crumbling Castle… Focus on a planet revolving in space: Focus in on a small country in the northern hemisphere – Great Britain. Closer, closer… and on the western edge of London you can see the county of Buckinghamshire. Small [...]

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