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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:36 am

Just copied this from New Statesman Terry interview via twitter.

Run by Pratchett's new production company, Narrativia, The Watch will continue the well-loved City Watch saga where the books left off, and Rhianna will be an important member of the writing team. The author tells me that he will be happy for her to continue writing the Discworld books when he is no longer able to do so. "The Discworld is safe in my daughter's hands," Pratchett assures me.

If you want to read the full thing.

http://www.newstatesman.com//culture/20 ... en-im-gone
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Molokov » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:43 am

From Discworld Monthly:

On the 14th of October The Sunday Times Magazine featured an article named Relative Values about Terry and Rhianna Pratchett. Each gets to talk about their relationship with the other. Terry tells about Rhianna's childhood, her schools and how she coped with his announcement of his illness and Rhianna talks about her early memories of playing computer games with her dad and how she has worked hard to establish herself as a separate entity. When asked if she would consider taking over writing Discworld from her father Rhianna replied: "They are my father's achievements, and sacred to him, I'd like them to stay that way."

To read the full article you will need to find a library that keeps copies of The Sunday Times.
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:19 pm

Not Discworld, but an interview with Rhianna - a day in the life, kinda thing.

http://m.stylist.co.uk/people/work-life ... riptwriter

Good news that Terry's still got lots of ideas.
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:33 pm

She's a busy lady! I'm really looking forward to seeing her get hands on with The Watch and the new characters she's talking about adding - like the forensic team with an Igorina :D
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Alanz » Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:53 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Not Discworld, but an interview with Rhianna - a day in the life, kinda thing.

http://m.stylist.co.uk/people/work-life ... riptwriter

Good news that Terry's still got lots of ideas.


Interesting Interview with his Daughter :D
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:42 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote:She's a busy lady! I'm really looking forward to seeing her get hands on with The Watch and the new characters she's talking about adding - like the forensic team with an Igorina :D


That'll have Carrot blushing!
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Alanz » Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:44 pm

And Nobby :lol: :lol:
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:17 am

Would any sensible female voluntarily put their hands on Nobby?

Well, except that stripper woman, who was obviously hard of seeing. ;)
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Quatermass » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:34 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:Would any sensible female voluntarily put their hands on Nobby?

Well, except that stripper woman, who was obviously hard of seeing. ;)


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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:13 am

Prolly both!
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Quatermass » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:24 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:Prolly both!


Nah, the only other vital thing needed with hard of thinking is hard of smelling, as far as Nobby is concerned. That, and a half-decent immune system, but I think you'd get that just by living in Ankh Morpork. :roll:
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Dotsie » Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:06 pm

I don't remember Nobby being smelly. Outside of work he's described as a bit of a peacock, which implies he takes some pride in his appearance (well, it's all relative of course).

Verity Pushpram likes him as well, but she does smell of fish and it's possible she doesn't get a very good view of him.
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:09 pm

I seem to remember that Angua describes Nobby's smell in terms of colours and that to her nose it is most original. :)
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Re: Discworld News just in

Postby Quatermass » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:18 pm

Tonyblack wrote:I seem to remember that Angua describes Nobby's smell in terms of colours and that to her nose it is most original. :)


And as we know, originality is no guarantee of good quality. :roll:

Actually, I learned a new word recently which would apply to Nobby and to Foul Ole Ron: mephitic.
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