Javier Grillo-Marxuach Takes on Fandom’s Generation Gap in ‘The Audacity of Being Jaded’

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Javier Grillo-Marxuach is beloved by genre fans for the many TV shows he’s had a hand in writing and producing—including Lost, The 100, the Xena reboot that sadly never was, and the upcoming Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. A few years back, he released a book of essays about his time in the TV trenches, and he just…

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Read the First Chapter of Katharine Duckett’s Shakespeare-Inspired Fantasy Miranda in Milan

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Ever wonder what happened to Miranda after the events of Shakespeare’s The Tempest? As author Katharine Duckett imagines in Miranda in Milan, it’s hardly the standard “happily ever after”—but her further adventures do include royal intrigue, magic, and a chance to find out who she really is. Get an exclusive peek at…

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Brandon Sanderson Wrote a Magic: The Gathering Novella, and You Can Read the First Chapter Right Here

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Brandon Sanderson is known for his fantastical, intricate magic systems across the whole interconnected worlds of his Cosmere novels. But now, he’s turning to another of his passions to weave a new story of magic: literally, because he’s gotten his hands on the worlds of the legendary card game Magic: The Gathering.

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Ease Your Game of Thrones Withdrawal With This Exclusive Sneak Peek at George R.R. Martin’s Fire and Blood

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“You’re going to have to keep waiting for The Winds of Winter,” George R.R. Martin wrote back in April. No shock there. But in that same blog post, the Game of Thrones creator announced a different book: a detailed history of House Targaryen. It comes out later this month, and we’ve got an early peek.

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