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Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

It’s quiet. Too quiet.

Actually the activity over here is appallingly frenetic. I went to Toronto, talked about the future of the book, then got stuck in the airport Sheraton overnight on the way back, from which I drunk-tweeted up a storm. In about three hours I’m going to be interviewing Neil Gaiman onstage.

(I just keep saying that over and over again. Each time I get a little cooler.)

But most of the activity is happening below the surface, meaning I can’t talk about it. I’m writing some interesting essays I can’t talk about. I’m getting some fantastic art for the Magicians store, but I can’t show it to you yet (and we need more. More!) There’s zithromax antibiotics online some cool secret things coming that are so cool and secret that I can’t even make veiled allusions to them yet.

Oh, and the new website for The Magician King went up. I had nothing to do with it — I didn’t even know it had gone up! — so I can say that I think it’s lovely and elegant. And The Magician King got its first review, from Kirkus, which is one of the ‘trades’ (meaning it’s for booksellers and librarians and such, and it runs reviews well in advance of a book’s actual publication). It was a great review.

But it’s not up yet. So I can’t talk about it.


7 comments on “It’s quiet. Too quiet.

  1. M says:

    okay i don’t mean to be a creep
    but since i follow you and neil gaiman on twitter i noticed that neil also follows you
    but i realized that you don’t follow neil


    yeah dude

    also wow that website
    sick

  2. M says:

    can’t wait to send a fillory postcard

    seeing the white vs black dark vs light thing
    does that mean the magicians king is going to be much darker than the magicians?

    what if it becomes a trilogy
    what color are you (website personnel) going to use next?

    grey? ..oh context

    so many questions

    if only my novel came to me as easily as these comment replies

  3. M says:

    ok im obviously someone that takes twitter followships too seriously

    sorry
    😡
    ignore me
    digging a hole and leaving now

  4. M says:

    😡 = 🙁

  5. Leverus says:

    I don’t follow Neil right NOW. but I rotate my twitter list all the time. though come to think of it I follow you pretty faithfully.

  6. Rita says:

    Ack, you are so mean, teasing us with that Neil Gaiman interview. I’d have loved to be able to see that.

    I will see him do WITS on Friday (this Friday, as in the day after tomorrow!). You, however, aren’t coming here (I know, not your fault). We will have to petition harder to get you to the Twin Cities next time. For sure.

  7. OMG! OMG! There’s a sequeal!? Thank God I read Slate now and then. I know I live in a cave, but I really need to get out more often. Best part is that I will have finished re-reading The Magicians and finished the Game of Thrones A Dance with Dragons just in time for The Magician King. Perfect timing.

    Thank you book gods.

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