Given the number of words I have written, and the number of words I have left to write, and the rate at which I am currently producing words, and the crappiness of said words, it is mathematically and physically impossible that I will ever finish this book.
- Lev Grossman, in his pep talk on National Novel Writing Month's website. (It does get more pep, you just have to read the whole text for yourself.)
I didn't discover The Magicians until earlier this year, but I fell in love with it instantly. If you also are a a fantasy nerd with a passion for everything that combines magic with a dark sense of humor, it will probably be your cup of tea. I think I read both of them within a couple of weeks and have been stalking said author in all social channels trying to figure out when I can get my hands on the next book (August 2014, if he gets it done. Which he better, these withdrawal symptoms is serious business.).
Mostly location independent, originally from Sweden, calls Berlin home and travel more than I intend to. See what I’m up to at the moment here.
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