The second installment in Chuck Wendig’s trilogy set after Return of the Jedi, Aftermath: Life Debt follows Norra Wexley and her team as they search for the missing Han Solo. We talked to Wendig about writing the novels, integrating his original idea with the existing Star Wars universe, and the effect of The Force…
As the new Star Wars canon expands beyond the movies, Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath trilogy has been the most important source of information about the era between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. At the Star Wars Publishing presentation at Comic-Con, Wendig hinted about what we should expect from Aftermath:…
Another major Star Wars novel is out, and that means even more revelations about the nascent Star Wars canon that Disney is building for the galaxy far, far away. We’ve read Life Debt, Chuck Wendig’s sequel to Aftermath, and broken down what it means for the state of the Star Wars galaxy.
Star Wars will be an inclusive franchise and its future will include gay characters, according to J.J. Abrams, speaking earlier this week at the Oscar Wilde awards at Bad Robot Productions.
In grand Star Wars tradition, Greg Grunberg’s X-Wing pilot has a rich background that can only be found in the tie-in materials. Minor spoilers ahead.
Dammit, Starz’ Miriam Black TV show adaptation seems to be dead. Author Chuck Wendig just gave notice that Starz had chosen not to bring his foul-mouthed, self-destructive, mystical death-seer to series. Although Wendig does have some good news—the last four books in the Blackbirds series will arrive in rapid…
There’s no one secret formula for a great story, even if Pixar has its rules and other people have their own ideas. There are as many great shapes for a story to take as there are stories. But Chuck Wendig, author of the Blackbirds series, has a pretty great example of how to structure a kick-ass story.
Chuck Wendig and Sam Sykes are two fantasy authors who've been leaving their mark on the genre. We sat down with them at the Tucson Festival of Books recently, and they explained why they're drawn to taboo subjects.
Chuck Wendig wowed us with Mockingbird and Blackbirds, and now he's creating a brand new fantasy series, with the ultra twisted Gods and Monsters: Unclean Spirits. And we've got a brand new exclusive excerpt, right here.
Miriam Black has returned, along with her unpleasant precognitive power to see the time and manner of death of any person she touches. She's trying to settle into a normal life, but when she discovers a group of girls will be brutally murdered by a serial killer, she can't stay on the sidelines.
Emily Dickinson had it wrong: There is no star cruiser like a book. When you want to journey past the furthermost limits of your own imagination, you turn to books. And August's new book releases are just packed with brilliant new ideas and thrilling stories, from some of the world's best writers.
In Chuck Wendig's new novel Blackbirds, protagonist Miriam Black is a young woman with a superpower. Only, it's a terrible superpower – when she touches someone, she can see the exact date, time and method of their death, in a vivid and morbid vision. And there's nothing she can do about it.