Christopher Paolini will be joining fellow fantasy author Terry Brooks for an online chat with friends and fans on Wednesday, October 14th from 7 PM to 8 PM EDT. The interview will take place on Suvudu.com, Random House’s fantasy and sci-fi blog! We’ll be sure to cover the event on Shur’tugal as well as post a chat transcript as soon as one becomes available. For more information on the event, including a blurb on Terry Brooks as well as time information for readers in other United States time zones, keep reading!So just who is Terry Brooks? Well, to be honest, we’re surprised if you don’t know!
Terry Brooks published his first novel, The Sword of Shannara, in 1977. Since then, he has written 28 books including the New York Times bestselling Genesis of Shannara novels Armageddon’s Children, The Elves of Cintra, and The Gypsy Morph; the Voyage of the Jerle Shannara trilogy: Ilse Witch, Antrax, and Morgawr; the High Druid of Shannara trilogy: Jarka Ruus, Tanequil, and Straken; The Word and the Void trilogy: Running with the Demon, A Knight of the Word, and Angel Fire East; the nonfiction book Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life; and the novel based upon the screenplay and story by George Lucas, Star Wars:® Episode I The Phantom Menace.™ The author was a practicing attorney for many years but now writes full-time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.
Here’s a quick reference guide for United States timezones:
For eastern United States residents, the chat will take place between 7 and 8 PM.
For central United States residents, the chat will take place between 6 and 7 PM.
For mountain zone United States residents, the chat will take place between 5 and 6 PM.
For western United States residents, the chat will take place between 4 and 5 PM.
If you’re from outside of the United States or are unsure which US time zone you fall under, please reference the free time zone resource located at http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/.