Terry Pratchett: leave your tributes and memories

What is it that sums up the unique imagination of the storytelling magician who built a world on the back of a turtle? What did the Discworld author mean to you? Leave your thoughts, stories and recollections here – you can share them in the comments or send us your pictures and videos via GuardianWitness

Update: for a blogpost with a selection of your tributes, head here.

The announcement of Terry Pratchett’s death on Thursday brought tributes flooding in from all over the world. “I feel like I’ve lost a wise and vaguely disreputable uncle and I am the poorer for it,” said thismighthurt. “So sad. His books brought me so much joy, and his writings were part of my journey from conservative to liberal,” shared inquisitormedina. “Thanks Terry for many many hours of pleasure. Thanks for the laughter and the insight into what it means to be human, and all those moments of wonder,” wrote frustratedartist.

Here is a place for your tributes, memories and anecdotes. Are there life stories that you associate with his work? Does one of his books have a special resonance for you? Share your stories and tributes in the thread below. Or, if you prefer to do so in the form of pictures or videos – of your books, artworks, even costumes or special moments – you can share them via GuardianWitness, by clicking on the blue “Contribute” buttons at the top and the bottom of the piece.

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