“Children of Blood and Bone” Is Now A Part of Disney

“Children of Blood and Bone” Is Now A Part of Disney

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Tomi Adeyemi’s debut novel, Children of Blood and Bone is being adapted into a film for Disney. The rights were acquired by Fox 2000 first, but now that Disney and Fox have merged, the film will be under Disney as well. It is being produced by Lucasfilm, which has brought Star Wars and Indiana Jones to Disney. Children of Blood and Bone is the first film that Lucasfilm is producing for Disney that isn’t apart of those franchises. Image via Amazon Kay Oyegun is trying to get a deal so she can write the screenplay. Oyegun is one of the …

4 Upcoming Sequels and Where to Start

4 Upcoming Sequels and Where to Start

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There are a lot of exciting sequels coming up, and if you’ve left preparation for the last minute, don’t panic: here are four forthcoming books and how you can catch before they come out!   -SPOILER FREE-   1. When She Reigns – Jodi Meadows Image via Amazon   Where to start: Before She Ignites and its sequel As She Ascends A lush fantasy world and slow burn plot that’ll keep you thinking until the final book on September 10th, pick up this book if you want an amazing story that’ll make you feel things. Plus you’ll love the complexity of the …

“Build a World with Heart & Meaning:” Tomi Adeyemi’s Best Writing Advice

“Build a World with Heart & Meaning:” Tomi Adeyemi’s Best Writing Advice

What makes a fantasy series successful isn’t the number of dragons its author jams into it. Given the grand scale of fantasy, both readers and writers can sometimes forget that stories don’t necessarily come from big stakes, but from small moments. Although the genre deviates from reality, the center of any story is an emotional one: an exploration, however abstract, of the things that make us human. (Or, at least, what makes elves human enough that we bother reading on.) Clearly, Tomi Adeyemi has done something right—more than one thing, by the looks of it. At only twenty-three years old, …