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I haven’t updated this blog in a bit (I’m more active over on my Tumblr), so I figured I’d do a quick round up of things.

 

1. I know folks were hoping for a TRC hardcover box set in time for Christmas, but the best I can do is point you toward Fountain Bookstore. They have 100 of the book huggers that I drew for the Raven King tour, and if you purchase all four of the books in hardcover, they’ll include a signed (and personalized, if you like) book hugger while supplies last.

Make Way for the Raven King Stiefvater

raven on counter

 

2. They also always have signed copies of my other books on hand, as long as I haven’t been out on travel too long to sign their stock.

3. If you’d like to come and see me in person and get some signed book, I have two more public events left in 2016, in Michigan & Indiana.

4. NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) asked me to give a pep talk for aspiring writers this year. It’s here: http://nanowrimo.org/pep-talks/maggie-stiefvater.

5. And finally, I paired up with Amazon Merch this year to try some new t-shirt swag, and I’m really a fan of the quality of the printing and shirts. That’s here:

raven t-shirtI think that’s it for now! I’ll be better about updating this corner of the web in ’17.

  • I just found and have now finished reading your Raven Cycle books. I loved them, but I also loved the little blurb at the back about yourself. It gave me some hope that despite my own inadequacies fitting into the more usual world of commerce, if I persevere with my writing, it isn’t a lost cause. It was, surprisingly perhaps, also heartening to hear that the books took you 10 years. So many authors these days seem to churn out work, even great authors, and that just isn’t in me. So thank you.

    [spoiler ahead]
    I do have a question of sorts though. Out of them all, the Grey Man is my favourite character out of those books. There was so much about him that was cool, but also a bit mysterious and tragic, and I really wanted to get him a happy ending. I was unsure at the end, whether he was going to get that though. I wasn’t sure whether there were subtle plot bits I was missing about him and the origin of his profession, but felt that there was so much about his life that I didn’t yet understand. Was it there, but I missed it, or is that perhaps another story that you have yet to share. Will you share it? I just.. want him to be happy. He reminds me a bit of the assassin out of ‘crying freeman’ (not the film adaption, the original graphic novel).

Maggie Stiefvater
Hi, I'm Maggie Stiefvater

Professional novelist by day and artist by night. I live an eccentric life in the middle of nowhere, Virginia with my charmingly straight-laced husband, two kids, and neurotic dogs. I’m the author of the Books of Faerie (LAMENT and BALLAD); the bestselling SHIVER trilogy (SHIVER, LINGER, FOREVER), and THE SCORPIO RACES.

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