A Padawan’s Journal #49: Reality Informs Fiction
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Every once in a while, even in the world of media tie-ins, I get to field questions that go beyond the expected “Do you like writing Star Wars novels?” “Which character is the most fun to write?” I did several … Continue reading

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A Padawan’s Journal #48: Q & A
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With the release of THE LAST JEDI, came a minor explosion of requests for interviews. Michael can only do written ones these days since losing his voice, but he does them via keyboard. Even our editor—Shelly Shapiro (aka She Whom … Continue reading

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Official SQUEEEEEE!! for THE LAST JEDI

It is now official and we are allowed to trumpet the news that Book View Café author Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff and co-author Michael Reaves have had their newly released novel, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI hit the New York Times … Continue reading

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Padawan’s Journal #47: Snoopy Dancing at the Prom

I was an ugly duckling. The oafish, bespectacled, metal?mouthed character who sat in the back of the classroom drawing Star Trek inspired comic books with talking animals and who was the last person chosen for any sports team (until I … Continue reading

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Padawan’s Journal #46: THE LAST JEDI?
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So, yesterday Del Rey / LucasBooks released THE LAST JEDI. Co-authored by yours truly and the remarkable Michael Reaves. Concurrently with this, Star Wars fan site Roqoo Depot posted an interview with moi and a review of the novel. Ahem. … Continue reading

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Interview: Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff on The Last Jedi and Shadow Games

Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff sat down with Club Jade reporter James Floyd at Conjecture in San Diego the first weekend in October and chatted about her collaborations with Michael Reaves—the New York Times bestselling Star Wars: Shadow Games and the upcoming Star Wars: … Continue reading

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Padawan’s Journal #45: Writing Non-Human Characters or I Fell in Love with a Droid

I often get asked which character in a book was the hardest, easiest, or most fun to write. Some writers say they hate answering those questions. I enjoy them. When it comes to the Star Wars novels that Michael Reaves … Continue reading

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