An interview with Tom Brown

  Has art always been a passion of yours? When did you decide to become an artist? Art has been a particular passion of mine almost as far back as I can recall. The only thing I wanted to be was an archaeologist, or possibly an oceanographer, but that was at about age six, I…

The Bookmark Contest

  This post is to announce a contest in which we’re looking to receive Broken Empire or Red Queen’s War themed bookmarks. Or if you’re feeling specially adventurous you can create one in anticipation of Mark’s upcoming new series featuring a female protagonist, Red Sister, based on the prologue you can find here. There are…

Break me

“There is in every delicate thing, no matter how precious, nor how beautiful, a challenge. *Break me*. No bride of the Ancestor can see life as anything but the fragile, wondrous gift that it is. From the alpha to the omega we are all brothers, sisters, children, born of unity, bound for unity. And yet…

Reddit Fantasy AMA 2015

  In case you might have missed it, Mark had an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on Reddit Fantasy on 11th June. I have collected just some of the best questions and answers below. To view all 298 comments please visit the following Reddit link. . On writing and own works   CourtneySchafer: Hi, Mark!…

The Liar’s Key Released Today

  The Liar’s Key, the second book of the Red Queen’s War series by Mark Lawrence,  is out in the U.S. today from Ace Books! . Winter is keeping Prince Jalan Kendeth far from the longed-for luxuries of his southern palace. And although the North may be home to his companion, the warrior Snorri ver…

Uneven Break

  “I never sleep. Not ever.” “Just resting your eyes?” She snuggles closer. “Not even that.” I’d rather stare blind at the night. At least that’s natural. Just an absense of light. The darkness behind eyelids is another matter. “Well, if you’re not going to sleep, can you listen out for the cat.” She yawned…