Guest Bloggers

Guest blogger Neve Maslakovic: “Pass on what you have learned”

(Today’s guest post is by fellow 47North author Neve Maslakovic of the Incident series, on quotations familiar to all…) “Pass on What You Have Learned” by Neve Maslakovic  I don’t exactly pepper my novels with famous quotes, but I do occasionally put them in. Sometimes it’s a shortcut, a handy way of making a point — “Brevity is the soul of wit, you might say” — rather than reinventing the …

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Guest blogger Mark T. Barnes: Star Wars and the Inspiration of the Classic Hero

(This month’s guest post is from fellow 47North author Mark T. Barnes of the fantasy Echoes of Empire series. Read on, Star Wars fans!) Star Wars and the Inspiration of the Classic Hero By Mark T. Barnes I remember sitting in a cold, cavernous cinema with one of my aunts and one of my brothers when the first refrains of John Williams’s score for A New Hope thundered out across …

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Guest blogger Steve McHugh: “Han Shot First”

(Another guest post, this time out from fellow 47North author Steve McHugh of the Hellequin Chronicles series on a topic many have a view on…) HAN SHOT FIRST by Steve McHugh This piece contains spoilers about the original Star Wars film. If you haven’t seen it yet… then I feel sorry for you. Go correct your mistake first. I didn’t see the original Star Wars movie back in 1977, primarily …

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Guest blogger: Richard Ellis Preston, Jr. on Star Wars and steampunk

(Editor’s note: I’m beyond busy this week between travel and the release of Star Wars: Kenobi — thanks for the great response on that, more pictures and links to come! Here, I present my first Guest Blogger — Richard Ellis Preston, Jr., one of my fellow authors at 47North and the creative mind behind Romulus Buckle and the City of the Founders. Enjoy!) THE STAR WARS AND STAR TREK IN …

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