stories of mood
Iar Elterrus speaks of his work as a social experiment, an attempt to still find good in the world around him, preoccupied with profit and personal gain. Since childhood, the writer has a deep dislike of greed and cruelty, and as life has shown, it is almost impossible to meet something opposite to them on the way, this is from the realm of fantasy. So you have to come up with people, communities, worlds endowed with the desired qualities.
Childhood and youth
Under the “cosmic” name Iar Elterrus, Igor Tertyshny is hiding. The writer had a pseudonym in childhood. In a dream, the boy fell into a certain other world, where his name was Iar El Terrus. When Igor grew up and began to compose, he remembered that old dream and simply combined the last 2 words.
Iar Elterrus in childhoodIar Elterrus in childhood Continue reading
The American writer Patrick Rotfuss is known for works in the genres of fantasy and science fiction. Being an avid reader and lover of literature, a man once decided to start writing and did not lose: his books diverge in solid runs, receive prizes and are translated into other languages, including Russian. The bearded big man Rotfuss looks like a fairy-tale character and creates magical worlds full of legends, myths and songs.
Childhood and youth
Patrick James Rothfuss was born in 1973 in Madison, the capital of Wisconsin. A loving family encouraged the child’s passion for reading, and by the end of school he had read 2 thousand books, each of which became a creative fuel for the future writer’s start. The author is ironic that this love was caused by the long northern winters and the absence of cable television in the house.
Since 1991, the guy began to study at the University of Wisconsin, where he stayed for 9 years. Initially, he studied chemical technology, but realized that it was boring, and decided to change the profession to a clinical psychologist. Here, Continue reading
Public educÁtion in the social network VKontakte has published a list of 10 best science fiction books published in the 21st century. I added to the titles and descriptions of books their covers. It is interesting to find out from fans of science fiction and fantasy – how representative is this sample?
1. “Doomed to Victory” – John Scalzi
The world of the future Earth is not as beautiful as we would like mankind tired of current problems. Colonization of outer space turns into a band of fierce protracted wars with inhabitants of other galaxies. Continue reading