All Sorts of Weird Stuff: News

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.'"

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Sites of Interest
Official Site Update

GRRM’s official site has been updated with a new entry regarding what George is presently reading, confirmation regarding Dabel Brothers Productions adapting "The Sworn Sword" with the help of Mike S. Miller (pencils) and Ben Avery (script), and an update to his appearances calendar.

Emerald City Reviews AFfC

Cheryl Morgan of Emerald City has published a positive review of

A Feast for Crows in issue #122 of her long-running webzine.

A Feast for Crows UK Bestseller

Following last week’s news that A Feast for Crows was #10 on the Sunday Times hardcover fiction bestseller list, this week the series is up one place to #9, right behind Robert Jordan’s Knife of Dreams.

AGoT RPG Shipping Update

From Mark McKinnon, president of Guardians of Order:

George R. R. Martin Headlines Locus

Locus Magazine, the premiere trade magazine for the SF/F industry, will be publishing an interview with GRRM and, presumably, one or more reviews of A Feast for Crows in its 538th issue (available in November). George is featured on the cover.

GRRM Profiled In Sci-Fi Magazine

Sci-Fi Magazine, the official magazine of the Sci-Fi Channel, has a profile/interview with George R. R. Martin in its December edition. It promises to be quite interesting. If anyone has access to that magazine (its hard to come by in Sweden), please do send us a summary or a few short excerpts featuring any particularly juicy bits of information.

GRRM Audio Interview

We’ve just learned that The Dragon Page, an internet radio program, will be interviewing George next week. The interview should be made available on their site in mp3 format on the 31st.

A Feast For Crows UK Bestseller

According to the Sunday Times, A Feast for Crows debuted on the UK hardcover fiction bestseller list at #10, despite the data representing only the early, pre-embargo sales through the 15th. Next week’s list should provide a better picture of where the novel really stands in relation to other bestsellers.

Testors Miniatures Rumors

According to Carin Meier, Tom Meier of Thunderbolt Mountain is presently finishing up a 54mm miniature featuring. "a young Jon & Arya for Testors"

AGoT RPG Shipping Update

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.

Death Draws Five Cover

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.

Sworn Sword Cover

We’ve received a sneak peek at "The Hedge Knight II: The Sworn Sword" from Dabel Brothers Productions, in the form of the cover for the first issue, illustrated by Renato Arlem.

In related news, word from Mike S. Miller (found here at Newsarama) is that he will be illustrating the series. This is great news for fans of his work on "The Hedge Knight").

A Feast for Crows 3rd Printing

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!

The Sworn Sword Confirmed

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.

Brief review of A Feast for Crows

This is a very brief review of A Feast for Crows (UK edition now available, US edition forthcoming), and will be followed up by a more thorough review in the days to come.