Category: Christopher Paolini

Book Expo America: Behind the Scenes at Random House’s After-Party, Christopher’s Signing

Book Expo America is known for its free books, cluster of publishers and authors galore. But one of the most exciting elements of the convention is largely unknown: publishers can throw some truly unique after-parties for their authors, accounts, and media. It’s a great time to mingle with colleagues, authors, and the people responsible for getting …

Book Expo America Begins! Shur’tugal and Lytherus Have You Covered

Today is the official start of Book Expo America, the leading industry convention for authors, publishers, and book sellers in North America. The Shur’tugal staff have attended and covered BEA twice in years past, both prior to the releases of Eldest and Brisingr. This year is no different – Christopher will be at the event to …

Paolini Headed to Big Apple, Set to Reveal New Scene from Inheritance!

New Alagaesia newsletters usually mean big news in the world of Christopher Paolini, and this time is no different. Christopher took to his Inheritance newsletter to officially announce his trip to New York City for Book Expo America, where he’ll participate in a moderated Q&A panel, sign books for fans, and… read from Book 4?! Keep …

Christopher Paolini is Headed to Book Expo America — And We’ll Be There Too!

Authors, guest speakers, and attendees for this year’s Book Expo America in New York City are slowly being announced as the convention creeps up on us and among the already-announced authors attending the show is Christopher Paolini. Christopher is headed to the Big Apple to promote the upcoming release of Inheritance! Christopher is currently slated to …

Another Newsletter From Christopher, More Sneaky Book 4 Hints

Christopher has released another Alagaesia Newsletter, this time congratulating the winners of Random House’s recent Super Fan Video Contest in addition to offering an update on the status of Book 4, which includes some sneaky hints at a scene he just completed. Christopher also took some time to offer advice for aspiring authors who entered into …

“Super Fan” Video Contest Winners Announced!

Random House and Christopher Paolini have officially announced the winners of the recent Super Fan video contest, which tasked Inheritance cycle fans with creating a video showcasing why they are the ultimate Inheritance cycle fan. The grand prize winner would receive a trip to Montana to meet Christopher Paolini. The contest’s first place winner receives a …

Re-Post: C.P. Q&A Highlights – The Best Of: Book 5? Prequels? Wolf Eyes and Bladesinger? More Dragons?

Christopher Paolini recently spent a week answering fan-submitted questions, netting Inheritance fans over 13,000 words worth of questions-and-answers. That’s a lot of content to sift through! We’ve processed all 13,000 words and have pulled the very best facts revealed by Christopher, compiling them all into one organized, easy-to-read guide to confirmed Book 4 facts, Book 4 …

Christopher Participates in Interview with Tad Williams

Christopher Paolini recently participated in a two-sided interview and conversation with acclaimed fantasy author Tad Williams (of Shadowmarch and Otherland fame) for Amazon.com, resulting in some very interesting questions and answers! The pair discussed their books, writing, and their writing plans for the future, as well as their take on the fantasy and scifi genres and …