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January 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm | Posted in Around the Web, Entertainment, News, Regular Feature | Leave a comment
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First off and particularly pertinent to this blog is this Sunday’s Oprah’s Next Chapter on her network, Own.  The hour long show features Oprah interviewing Star Wars creator, George Lucas.  Included will be a tour of Skywalker Ranch.  If you’ve seen her other interviews — Steven Tyler for one — this one should be worth the watch.  The show will air Sunday, January 22, 9/8c. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Paper Dragon Ink Interview with Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

January 20, 2012 at 2:52 pm | Posted in Interview, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Paper Dragon Ink posted an interview today with Star Wars author Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff. She talks about how she got started in sci-fi, how Book View Café got started, and of course Star Wars.

Q)   Your star wars novel SHADOW GAMES with Michael Reaves was just released in paperback,   what was it like writing something that had such a place in pop culture, were you two given strict guidelines in writing the characters?

A) The strictest guidelines in the GFFA (the Galaxy Far, Far Away) have to do with technology and the Jedi and Sith codes. The characters, especially characters with very little established back story, are a bit more negotiable as long as we don’t do things that violate or compromise canon. The timeline is probably the tightest area. SHADOW GAMES takes place in the months leading up to A New Hope (Episode 4) and so we did have to be careful not to put people places where they couldn’t be. Especially since we were working with Han Solo and Dash Rendar. The main female protagonist was Michael’s invention and I gave her a backstory, so we had free rein with her.

Click here to read the full interview.

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Winner of the Star Wars: The Old Republic Explorer’s Guide

January 20, 2012 at 9:07 am | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars: The Old Republic | Leave a comment
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It’s Friday and that means it’s time to announce the winner of our Star Wars: The Old Republic Explorer’s Guide Giveaway.

And the winner is…Melissa Russell! Congratulations!

Keep an eye out for more giveaways in the future and if you have an awesome screenshot of SWTOR you’d like to share, feel free to send it to us.

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