Dec 182014
 

From my Newsletter:

I’m very pleased to confirm that Warner Brothers has optioned The Dragonriders of Pern® and it is in active development.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Hollywood, development is a very difficult process with many starts, stops, and bumps along the road.

We are all very hopeful.  Fingers crossed!

 Posted by at 03:09
Dec 112014
 

Dear Todd.

I’m at present on a train between Stockholm (Sweden) and Copenhagen (Denmark).

I just bought ‘Dragonwriter’ yesterday (Stockholm has an amazing SF bookstore), am halfway through (would have gotten further, but X-mas shopping was the actual point of my trip), and had to stop so I could write and say THANK YOU for collecting these lovely testamonies. I have loved your mother’s writing for the past 20 years or so, and I find myself falling in love with the person behind the wonderful stories. She (along with Karen Blixen/Isaak Dinesen, J.R.R. Tolkien, and C.S. Lewis) is a writer I wish I’d had a chance to meet in person – although I love meeting her in her books.

Will now go back to reading this lovely book.

Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas, and all Things good for the New Year

Johanne Brøsted


Dear Johanne,

I suppose it’s too late to warn you: “There will be tears!”

I’m glad you’re enjoying Dragonwriter. It was a pleasure to create but I feel compelled to say that its existence owes much to the marvelous Smartpop Boooks people. It was they who first suggested it.

Happy holidays and good luck on the shopping!

Cheers,

 Posted by at 13:16
Oct 072014
 

I was wondering if you are planning any more books to be written regarding the Pern series. I was wondering if you were going to continue the series of Lorana & Fiona until the end of the red star passes. Also Xhinna and Bekka through the pass. Have you anything planned for the new seer Jirana during this pass.


Robert,

I do indeed plan on writing more Pern books. I also intend to write more of the Third Pass. I can’t say exactly who will be followed directly but I’m sure we’ll get to learn more of our favourites (Lorana, Fiona, Xhinna, Bekka) along the way.

Cheers,

Todd

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