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Christopher Paolini recently participated in a two-sided interview and conversation with acclaimed fantasy author Tad Williams (of Shadowmarch and Otherland fame) for Amazon.com, resulting in some very interesting questions and answers! The pair discussed their books, writing, and their writing plans for the future, as well as their take on the fantasy and scifi genres and the ever-growing world of books. The interview/discussion is quite the interesting read, offering a glimpse into the minds of two of our generation’s celebrated fantasy authors. Keep reading for the interview! View full article »

Christopher Paolini has sent out his latest edition of the Alagaesia News, his periodic newsletter used to connect the author to his fans. It’s been a while since we last heard from Christopher, which means we were in for quite the long letter! Christopher used the opportunity to discuss a number of recent happenings, including the recently-launched sweepstakes to meet the author for dinner in Montana, the now-released Inheritance Almanac,Comic-Con, Patrick Rothfuss, progress on Book 4, and much more! Check out the full newsletter after the jump. View full article »

Christopher Paolini today announced one of the most exciting Inheritance Cycle fan contests yet: proving your status as a super Inheritance fan to win a trip to Montana to have lunch with Christopher! Random House is in search of the biggest Inheritance cycle fan on the planet and it’s up to you to prove that you’re it! They’re looking for fans to grab their video camera and submit a video explaining to viewers why the Inheritance cycle is such a great read. Twelve winners will be chosen and prizes include a trip to visit Christopher Paolini in Montana, a Skype call from Christopher Paolini, and signed copies of The Inheritance Almanac. Check out Random Buzzers for more information!

As we recently reported, Christopher Paolini took a short trip to Germany to attend the Bertelsmann 175 years celebration ceremonial act at the Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin. Bertelsmann is a transnational media corporation founded in 1835, based in Gütersloh, Germany, and owner of Random House, Christopher’s publisher. Shur’tugal has been forwarded a number of photos from the event, including some of Christopher with fellow Random House authors and staff members. Check out the stunning photos after the jump! View full article »

Christopher Paolini was invited to attend the Bertelsmann 175 years celebration ceremonial act at the Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin, Germany earlier today. Bertelsmann is a transnational media corporation founded in 1835, based in Gütersloh, Germany, and owner of Random House, Christopher’s publisher. Among the guests in attendance were famous authors, writers, politicians, company CEOs, and more. Visit Getty for a red carpet picture of Christopher from the event!

Submit Questions for the Eighth Q&A with CP

Time for a new session of questions and answers with Christopher Paolini! As many of you know, Shur’tugal began a series of interviews with Christopher in 2009, where we ask our visitors to submit their questions, which are then chosen through by the staff of Shur’tugal… with the very best making their way to the desk of Christopher Paolini. Once Christopher answers the questions submitted, the full transcript is posted on Shur’tugal for all to see. Due to the incredibly overwhelming response from our visitors — over 450 comments in 24 hours — we are closing question submissions for the eighth Q&A with Christopher Paolini. Check back next month for the next round! View full article »

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