Discworld Collectors Edition 2012 Calendar

Terry Pratchett: I started writing my new book when I was 17-years-old

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July 11th, 2014

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Sir Terry shares a first look at the cover of his new children’s book Dragons at Crumbling Castle and tells the Guardian about his life as a cub reporter before he became a best selling author. You started writing the stories in Dragons at Crumbling Castle when you were 17 and an apprentice on the [...]

Books about town: Discworld Bench

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July 3rd, 2014

The Discworld bench has hit the streets of London, along with 49 other book-themed benches. ‘The 50 benches are dedicated to books, characters and authors: from Sherlock Holmes, James Bond and Hercules Poirot to Peter Pan, The Gruffalo and Paddington Bear. Each bench has been designed by an artist.’ Read more from the Guardian’s article [...]

Terry Pratchett Forced to Cancel Appearance

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July 3rd, 2014

Dear Discworld Convention Attendees, I have been putting off writing this little announcement for quite some time and on good days thought I wouldn’t have to write it at all.  However, it is with great reluctance that I have to tell you all that I will not be able to attend the upcoming UK Discworld [...]

Terry Pratchett as Just William: Authors dress up as their favourite characters

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July 3rd, 2014

Here’s the thing: Terry is not a writer – he doesn’t write anymore. His condition means he effectively speaks the word into text with [his assistant] Rob’s help. In a funny way, I think that has freed his imagination even more and all around him are details and objects from other worlds – maps of [...]

The Fifth Tiffany Aching Novel is On Its Way

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July 3rd, 2014

A little announcement from Sir Terry: ‘Just to let you all know, the book that’s on the screen in front of us – and is well underway – will be the 5th Tiffany Aching novel. And before you ask – NO – we don’t know when it will be published because we don’t know when [...]