Server Changes

I’d just like to inform everyone that Shurtugal will be off-line for a period of 12-24 hours withing the next day or two.This means that everything on the site, including the forums, will be totally off-line and unable to be accessed. This will be because I am switching the site to a new, and faster server …

Eragon to be featured in the Novello Festival

The Charlotte Observer Christopher Paolini, 20-year-old author of the sensationally popular kids’ book “Eragon,” will be a featured speaker for the fall Novello Festival of Reading, put on by the Public Library of Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Click Here to read the rest of the article.

Eragon: Deluxe Edition

Kenneth Paolini has provided us with details on the up-coming Deluxe Edition of Eragon! Eragon: The Deluxe Edition will be released August 10, 2004. Including: Exclusive foldout map Expanded guide to Ancient and Dwarf languages Art of Eragon’s sword, Zar’roc, by Chris Paolini Excerpt from ELDEST, Book Two in the Inheritance Trilogy

Authors of the month: Christopher Paolini and Flavia Bujor

While adult authors court teenage readers with ever grittier accounts of adolescent sex and drugs, the two teenagers who themselves have novels out this spring have both gone for fantasy. Christopher Paolini’s Eragon, written when he was 15 years old, is about the friendship between a boy and a dragon. It is top of the New …

2004 Maui Writers Conference

Christopher Paolini will be attending the 2004 Maui Writers Conference on Labor Day weekend (September 2-6) where he will be joined by other authors, including Terry Brooks and Bruce Coville. A description of the event is below: The Conference is five full days of speakers, workshops, and professional consultations starting on Thursday, September 2nd through Monday, …