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Want a signed copy of Dragon Keeper?

30 Oct, 2009 filed under: Robin Hobb, US

Shawn from wrote to tell that once again Robin’s new book will be available signed (and if you want to, personalized). This is a wonderful opportunity to those who can’t attend cons and book tour events. The US edition of Dragon Keeper will be published at the end of January 2010 and the signedpage books will be signed in early February. You can pre-order your copy right here. International orders are accepted as well.

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Orycon schedule

30 Oct, 2009 filed under: Robin Hobb, US

Robin has posted her schedule for Orycon. Her panels are “I have a story idea. Where do I start?”, “Alternate History Fantasy”, “Proofreading, Smoofreading: Copy Editors Untie”, “Theme” and “That’s Gotta Hurt!” (”about why maiming and torturing characters is Good!”). Orycon will be held from November 27th to 29th in Portland, Oregon.

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Robin talks about the amnesiac girl

30 Oct, 2009 filed under: Robin Hobb, US, Internet

Robin was interviewed at Steamcon about the “Amber” girl. If you can’t see the video below, you can try viewing it at alongside the original article.

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”Amber” has been identified

25 Oct, 2009 filed under: US

Authorities have identified the teenager believed to be suffering from amnesia who was found on the streets of New York two weeks ago. She didn’t remember her name of where she came from but responded to be beign called Amber and quoted a passage from Fool’s Fate.
CNN has the updated details on her case.
Huge thanks to everyone for spreading the word!

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Do you know who Amber is?

23 Oct, 2009 filed under: US, Internet

A girl turned up in New York’s Times Square two weeks ago saying she doesn’t know who she is, or where she came from. She does however react to the name “Amber” and is said to have quoted a passage from Fool’s Fate. She also said she has been writing a fantasy story featuring a heroine named Rian “who’s been raised by the commander of the guard post on the edge of a fantasy kingdom.” Please check the following articles to see if she looks or sounds familiar. If she’s been active in the fandom someone might have met her or interacted with her online.

New York Post, New York Magazine,

Edited to add: CNN has picked the story and has more details.
Edited on 24th of Oct to the most up-to-date version of details on CNN.

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