Crafting Genre: Ben Aaronovitch & Becky Chambers In Conversation
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Join best-selling authors Ben Aaronovitch and Becky Chambers in conversation for a special virtual event with Forbidden Planet!
To celebrate the publications of What Abigail Did That Summer and The Galaxy And The Ground Within, Ben and Becky will be chatting about their books, discussing writing within the SFF genre, as well as crafting their long-running and beloved Rivers of London and Wayfarers series. Plus, attendees will be able to ask questions to these titans of the SFF genre.
Admission to this great event comes FREE with every purchase of a copy of The Galaxy & The Ground Within (Signed Edition Hardcover)* Pre-order yours below!
With no water, no air, and no native life, the planet Gora is unremarkable. The only thing it has going for it is a chance proximity to more popular worlds, making it a decent stopover for ships travelling between the wormholes that keep the Galactic Commons connected. If deep space is a highway, Gora is just your average truck stop.
One of the many establishments present is the Five-Hop One-Stop, a place where long-haul spacers can stretch their legs (if they have legs, that is), and pick up fuel, transit permits, and assorted supplies. The Five-Hop is run by an enterprising alien and her occasionally helpful child, who both work hard to provide a little piece of home to everyone passing through.
When a freak technological failure halts traffic to and from Gora, three strangers are thrown together at the Five-Hop. Grounded, and with nothing to do but wait, the trio - an exiled artist with an appointment to keep, a cargo runner at a personal crossroads, and a mysterious individual doing her best to help those on the fringes - are compelled to confront where they’ve been, where they might go, and what they might be to each other.
* A code to access the talk will be mailed on Friday 19th March to all Forbidden Planet customers who have purchased a signed copy of the book.