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
Yes. That’s the short answer, of course. This article aims to explore some of most compelling reasons for the need for and potential success of an Eragon film reboot! It’s no secret that some of Hollywood’s most successful and lucrative franchises are heavily fantasy and science-fiction based. At a time when studios are competing for
Today marks our favorite author’s 34th birthday, and what better of a way to celebrate than with a Saphira cake?Christopher first wrote Eragon when he was just 15 years old. It’s hard to believe that 19 years have passed since he first brought Alagaësia to life! Today is a great time for us to come
Aspiring writers and NaNoWriMo participants: facing the daunting task of worldbuilding and plotting out yourstory? Christopher Paolini has come to the rescue with advice on these topics! For those looking for a place to start, an essay written by Christopher Paolini for our sister site sheds light on the importance of worldbuilding as a core
Nation Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is back! The annual event, which takes place throughout November, challenges writers to pen a 50,000 word novel by the end of month. Hundreds of thousands of people participate across the globe, many of whom have even had their NaNoWriMo novels published! We’re all familiar with the tale of
The giveaway has now ended! Congratulations to our winner, Theresa H. from Australia! Didn’t win? Use coupon code SHURTUGALGIVEAWAY to take 10% off of your entire purchase from the Shur’tugal Shop (good through October 31, 2017)! To celebrate our new line of bookmarks and pins, the Five Dragons of Alagaësia, we’re giving away any one
From successful fantasy/dragon television shows such as Game of Thrones to anime such as Avatar: The Last Airbender to the rise of comics and graphic novels, we think there’s a lot of potential for Eragon to work in other media. In this, the first of two articles, we explore television shows, miniseries, and animated films!
Yes. That’s the short answer. What about a more detailed look at why it will work? Harry Paved the Way Fantasy is in; it has been for years, and it isn’t going away any time soon. With a flick of her wand, J.K. Rowling unintentionally kicked off a successful fantasy YA revolution, both in print and