Last Week on A new Q&A with Christopher, a guide to e-book conversion, Christopher’s recommended books, and a newsletter!

The first month since the launch of is coming to a close. The Paolini family opened with a “bang”, releasing over twelve new articles in addition to over a dozen articles and pages on the website at its launch. They also released their first newsletter on Saturday, containing exclusive content slated to hit the website on Monday (for those who are not subscribed to the newsletter). Here’s a summary of this past week’s content:

“Q&As with Christopher: Angela, Glaedr, and Other Burning Questions” – “Q&As with Christopher” is a new ongoing series offering the community a chance to have popular questions answered by Christopher. This week, the author addressed Angela, what the Menoa Tree took from Eragon, Eragon’s true name, Glaedr’s body, and more!

“A Guide to E-book Conversion” – The Paolini family’s assistant, Immanuela, wrote a nifty article and guide on converting your written works into e-books! This guide is especially helpful for aspiring writers looking to self-publish their writing on platforms such as Amazon.

“Christopher recommends: The Worm Ouroboros, Titus Groan, and the Mabinogion Tetralogy” – In this article, the first of an ongoing series, Christopher discusses some of his favorites and what makes them special. The books are fantastic reads and can be enjoyed by anyone looking for recommendations from one of their favorite authors! Newsletter #1 – The first newsletter was released with an exclusive two-day sneak peek at a new video from Christopher discussing Book 5. Subscribers to the newsletter gain access to new announcements two days before they hit the blog. The newsletter’s content will release on for all to see on Monday, October 13th.

The past few weeks have been just as exciting, with all kinds of new content hitting the site’s blog and available on the website at its launch. We don’t want you to miss any of it, so here are some of the highlights:

“Talita Paolini Shares How to Improve Your Writing Skills” – This is a must-read for any aspiring writer looking to improve their writing skills. Even better – it’s a great way to get some new techniques into your writing style ahead of November’s NaNoWriMo!

“The Paolini Family’s September Favorites” – This article is a treasure trove of new books, movies, television shows, and video games to get your hands on! The Paolinis contributed their current favorites and great recommendations for visitors who enjoy all different media types. From Miyazaki films to Xbox 360 games, an anime version of The Count of Monte Cristo, web comics, and more, you won’t be disappointed!

“Behind the Naming Process of Some of the Inheritance Cycle’s Memorable Characters and Locations” – Readers are given a behind-the-scenes look at the “secrets” and inspirations behind some of Alagaesia’s most memorable character and location names in this interesting blog post!

Christopher’s Art Desk: The Process Behind the Illustration of Aren, Brom’s Ring – Readers are given a behind-the-scenes look at the process behind illustrating Aren, Brom’s ring! The article includes never-before-seen sketches, references, and more.

Christopher Discusses Finishing the Inheritance Cycle and Begin New Writing Projects – After completing a project that consumed over a decade of his life, Christopher was ready to try his hand at new things: short stories, research, and his current project – a sci-fi novel.

As always, three new articles will be hitting over the course of the next week. We encourage you to explore all of the great content offered on! Additionally, you can follow @PaoliniOfficial on Twitter and “Like” the Facebook page for the latest news and updates.