A group of Minecraft and Inheritance Cycle enthusiasts are working hard to accomplish the near-impossible: they’re bringing Alagaësia to life in a video game! Minecraft, to be specific. The group has spent the better part of five years working tirelessly to recreate the world, while also adding new gameplay mechanics such as magic based on
Inheritance Cycle readers have been clamoring for years for a graphic novel adaptation of the series, and thanks to one talented fan, we’re able to read the entire prologue in comic/graphic novel form! As the opening to the series, “Shade of Fear” has stuck with many of us as one of the best scenes in
Let’s face it: we’ve all daydreamed about owning our own dragon. The scene in which Eragon finds Saphira’s egg inspired many of us to long for our own dragon egg discovery adventure. Thanks to an incredible and easy dragon egg art project, you can now create your own! You choose the size and color and
Together with a talented fan and a local blacksmith, Christopher Paolini fulfilled the unique request of one Make-a-Wish recipient: to own a replica of Angela's sword, Tinkledeath (Albitr), and a recreation of the enchanted necklace worn by Eragon!
One dedicated fan managed to bring Alagaësia to the real world by forging his very own replica of Eragon’s sword, Brisingr! Order now from the Shur’tugal Shop! Over the course of two months, Inheritance Cycle mega-fan Dawson Berdan commissioned RyanSword, a Chinese sword replica company, to forge a real-life Brisingr! The process was relatively straightforward:
We recently received heartbreaking news that Kim Kincaid, a long time member of the Inheritance Cycle community and friend of those of us here at Shur’tugal, unexpectedly passed away. Kim (then known online as “Fatty Lumpkin,” inspired by a character from Lord of the Rings) first joined our community in 2004 – the early days
Last week we published a guest article from Immanuela Meijer, an editor and the Paolini family’s assistant, who offered invaluable advice on editing the first draft of your manuscript. The essay is a must-read for anyone now facing the daunting task of working with the first draft of their book! Immanuela’s editorial was a fitting
You had the perfect opportunity to finish the first draft of the novel you’ve been thinking about writing for years, and you did it! Now you’ve got the manuscript sitting in front of you, but what’s next?
Christopher Paolini has had a wide-reaching impact on young readers and aspiring writers across the globe. His journey from creating and self-publishing Eragon at just 15 to becoming a worldwide best-selling author a few years later inspired hundreds to put their own ideas and adventures to pen and paper! As part of our NaNoWriMo series, we’re
Whether hard at work on your NaNoWriMo project or looking to grow as a writer, our latest writing advice article is filled to the brim with some of Christopher Paolini’s best writing advice! We combed through many of the author’s interviews, essays, and articles to highlight what we feel are some of the best nuggets