Are you planning on writing a lot of Pern novels?

The short answer is: Yes (see In the Third Pass here). I have a number of ideas that I’d like to pursue in the Third Pass, which could lead to a number of novels. A lot depends upon how well the current novels are received.

What is the complete list of Pern books in the order they are supposed to be read?

There’s a complete list of Mum’s works at her website, annemccaffrey.net under Books -> Bibliography. Under Books -> Series, you can pick the Dragonriders of Pern and get just the Pern books. The Pern Museum and Archives has a great PDF listing here. Chronologically, the current order would be: In …

Has anyone contacted Peter Jackson about doing a Pern movie?

In Hollywood, it’s not so much a question of the owner of a property (like the Dragonriders of Pern series) contacting a prospective producer as much as a producer acquiring the rights to the property. My guess is that Mr. Jackson is looking to develop other films.

What are the chances of a Pern movie?

Everyone would like to see a Pern movie. There have been at least a half dozen people who, over the years, have had the rights to make one or more books in the Dragonriders of Pern series into a movie or TV series. Sadly, he truth is that it’s very …