RIP Terry Pratchett

I just heard that one of my favourite authors, someone who inspired me to write, go play in the library and take a long critical view at the fantasy tropes I loved, has died today at the age of 66.

Even with the awareness that he was terminally ill, this has still come as a shock. Partly through denial because nobody likes to think of their heroes being not there any more, and partly because I happened to be looking at my computer screen when it refreshed with the official announcement on his Facebook page.

All I can say is a slightly mournful Oooooook!

About Tim Maidment

Writer, House Husband, Library Person, Raconteur, Poly, Queer and Bon Vivant. You were expecting something simple?
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