All Sorts of Weird Stuff offers news and information about George R.R. Martin, in particular about his A Song of Ice and Fire series.
"When I was young, I read all sorts of stuff. One week it would be Lovecraft, the next Vance. It was all imaginative literature, or as my dad called it 'Weird Stuff.' It was all 'Weird Stuff.'"
George R.R. Martin
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John J. Miller has shared with us the cover to the upcoming Wild Cards: Death Draws Five, a book we’ve previously reported about. The cover depicts the Midnight Angel, as illustrated by Mike S. Miller and Etienne St-Laurent.
Parris has just reported that A Feast for Crows has been a raging success, as evidenced by its having already entered its third printing just three days after publication. Congratulations, George!
Yesterday’s news item on "The Sworn Sword" being adapted by Dabel Brothers Productions (who so successfully adapted "The Hedge Knight") is now confirmed. The adaption is tenatively scheduled to begin release in early 2006. No word yet as to the creative lineup.
Word is that Dabel Brothers Productions, who have recently launched their newly re-designed site and forums, are set to announce details regarding a comic book adaption of "The Sworn Sword" the second Dunk & Egg novella published in Legends 2. More news to follow shortly, and perhaps a first look at what’s coming.
Mark McKinnon, president of Guardians of Order, has posted an update regarding the shipping status of the RPG. For those who just can’t wait, the OGL d20 PDF is still on-sale at half the price of the hardcover edition and is available for immediate download.
Today is, of course, the official release date for the UK edition of a A Feast for Crows. If you haven’t already gotten the book (it has, after all, been out early from Amazon.co.uk as well as several British bookstores), its definiely time to order now.
Fantasy Flight Games has announced that the latest version of the FAQ for A Game of Thrones: The Board Game has been put online on the official game website.
George has mailed out some information regarding his forthcoming signings, including the addition of new dates. The information can be read here.
GRRMs official site has been updated with a new post to his weblog, Not a Blog. He discusses his travels over the last months and his gruelling schedule of forthcoming signing tours and apperances. He also discusses his one signing policy, which is that he’ll only sign three items at a time, but individuals are welcome to return to the end of the line to get three more items signed.
Word is flying that Amazon.co.uk has begun to ship copies of A Feast for Crows to customers who have pre-ordered it. Currently, the listing at Amazon.co.uk seems to confirm this, as it now indicates that the novel is now "usually dispatched within 24 hours". If you’ve been holding off on ordering, this may well be the time to do it if Amazon.com really is delivering the book prior to the official release on the 17th.
The Westeros network consists of several different sites, including a forum and a wiki, for all your A Song of Ice and Fire needs.