This Week’s Writing Links: J.J. Abrams’ Book ‘S’ Due Out In October

abrams10f-2-webThis week’s writing links include the return of Jurassic Park, the pending release of J.J. Abrams’ novel ‘S’, a rumor that Benedict Cumberbatch might be up for a Star Wars role, io9’s September Book Club for Max Barry’s ‘Lexicon’ and nostalgic Redwall quotes from reddit.

J.J. Abrams debuted an odd sci-fi trailer titled ‘Stranger’ a few weeks ago, which was being pegged as another one of his secret projects, most likely a TV show from his company Bad Robot. Today, it was revealed that the project is actually a book that Abrams has been developing with writer Doug Dorst (Alive in Necropolis) called ‘S’. Not much is known about the book outside of its release date (October 29) and that it will have an unorthodox setup (not surprising) including notes written in the margin and other oddities like a scribbled on cocktail napkin wedged between the pages. Should be interesting.



– Jurassic Park 4 Set For June 2015 Release (iamrogue)

– 7 Things I’ve Learned So Far: Ben Stroud (writersdigest)

– AV Club Reviews Ian Doescher’s William Shakespeare Star Wars (avclub)

– J.J. Abrams Is Doing Books Now (flavorwire)

– New ‘Legend of Korra’ Trailer Introduces The First Avatar (io9)

– Haruki Murakmi Is The Odds On Favorite To Win The Nobel Prize In Literature (flavorwire)

– Io9 Book Club Will Be Discussing Max Barry’s Lexicon (io9)

– Redwall Quotes From Reddit (reddit)

– Benedict Cumberbatch Rumored For Star Wars Role? (huffingtonpost)

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