While the first of the Doctor Who short stories was somewhat disappointing, I can say that author Michael Scott's outing was considerably more successful. Scott, author of The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, was charged with coming up with a story for the second doctor, Patrick Toughton. As I've said before, I'm a rather … Continue reading Review: The Nameless City by Michael Scott
So if you recall, the BBC had commissioned 11 British children's lit authors to write 11 short stories based on -- you guessed it -- the 11 incarnations of The Doctor for the show's 50th Anniversary this year. For those of you who, like me, started with Christopher Eccleston (also known as The Best Doctor), … Continue reading Review: A Big Hand for the Doctor by Eoin Colfer
SFX.co.uk broke the news that Artemis Fowl author, Eoin Colfer, will be tackling the first short story for the 50th Anniversary collection. Each of the 11 British children’s authors (the other 10 still remain a secret) will be doing one short story based on each actor who has played the Doctor during the iconic Sci-Fi … Continue reading Update: First Doctor Who Short Story Writer Revealed
The quick answer is that no one really knows for sure. But given that the BBC announced they were working with 11 British children's authors to come up with 11 short stories -- one for each regeneration of the Doctor -- as part of the show's giant 50th anniversary celebration, nearly everyone has assumed that … Continue reading Is JK Rowling Participating in Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary Special?