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Life, The Universe … and me

We all want to know the answer to the question that was posed by Douglas Adams in his wonderful Hitchhiker’s Guide and perhaps we may get a glimpse into that this weekend when I attend ‘Life, the Universe and Everything 29’ behind held at the BYU Conference Center at BYU in Provo, Utah starting today […] Continue reading →

Gencon 2011 Events

We have just submitted the events we will be offering at the Gencon Convention this year in Indianapolis: EVENT DESCRIPTIONS: HICKMAN’S WRITING SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP: Thursday / 5:00 pm (1700 hrs) Tracy Hickman, NYT Best-selling novelist and Laura Hickman, co-author of ‘The Bronze Canticles’ series presents a unique opportunity to writers at Gencon. Participants in […] Continue reading →

Eventide … Now on Kindle!

Now you could be reading Eventide in less than a minute… Laura and I are pleased to announce that our first novel in the Dragon’s Bard series — Eventide — is now available at for their Kindle ebook device. This edition is taken from the original text files of the exclusive hardback first-edition printing. […] Continue reading →

Holiday Cheer 2010

 PORT OF CALL: Tim Slover’s ‘Comin’ Out fer Christmas’ My good friend and playwright Tim Slover wrote this wonderful piece for his Christmas Party this year — and I just had to share it with you. Yee-ha! The place of board games in our families traditional holiday celebrations is remembered and Tracy and Laura’s ‘Santa’s […] Continue reading →

Elves at Work?

Santa Hickman at Work We’re feeling in a holiday mood here at the Hickmans — giving away a free, fully-playable download sample of our Santa Sleighride board game so that you can play with our toys before you buy them! We received our first premium boards for our ‘Santa’s Sleigh Ride’ holiday board game last weekend and so I […] Continue reading →

Lakota Dragons Lightning Gun

In the just for fun department… The Garrett & Boulter Arms Company in Boston, MA began development of a practical dragon-slaying weapon at the direction of the War Department in 1886. The first practical application weapon to emerge was the ‘Dragonslayer’ although it quickly became known on the frontier by its more common name — […] Continue reading →