Kevin J. Anderson’s Blog

i write. i make up stuff. i adventure hard, so you don’t have to.

To the Stars: Bundles Raise Nearly $100K for Challenger Center

| October 25, 2016

Several times a year, you see me posting (yes, even haranguing you) about a new book bundle I’m part of—whether it’s thrillers, monsters, adventure SF, epic fantasy, writing tools, political thrillers.  You name your own price and get a big grab bag of books. But the really cool thing about the bundles is that a […]


Pulse Pounding Stuff!

| October 13, 2016

The Pulse Pounders Thriller Bundle Tick. Tick. Tick. Do you feel your pulse pounding? Time is running out. Sometimes it feels as if life is like a nuclear reactor overheating, a race car with a stuck pedal, accelerating out of control. Your “To Read” stack grows higher and higher, while your reading time decreases each […]


Truly Epic!

| September 3, 2016

For the third year in a row, I have curated a batch of truly epic fantasy books for—eleven books that will take readers to the edges of the map of their imagination. For traditional epic fantasy readers, we have A HERO BORN by Michael A. Stackpole, ECHOES OF A SHATTERED AGE by Ramon Terrell, […]


A Galaxy Full of Adventure SF

| June 23, 2016

Science Fiction is the literature that always set my imagination on fire, sparking my sense of wonder, taking me on adventures into the future, off to the most distant parts of the universe, to alien cultures, and the frontiers of the human mind. I’m curating a new Adventure SF bundle for that contains fourteen […]


A Clockwork Climb for RUSH Fans—Mt. Evans

| May 26, 2016

UPDATE: Due to overwhelming response, our climbing group is at capacity. If you want to be placed on a waiting list, please email reed (at) via (dot) com. In August 2010, on a day between two Rush concerts at Red Rocks Theater near Denver, Neil Peart and I climbed a mountain—Mount Evans, 14,265 ft, and […]


A Grab Bag of Sci-Fi Specials from WordFire Press

| April 6, 2016

WordFire Press just teamed up with Humble Bundle for an exciting “Sci-Fi Specials” bundle of our titles, a full sampler of 18 of our books, and you pay what you want. Unlike other bundles I’ve run, fully half of the titles here are not available to the general public at the launch of the bundle, […]


Sample booklet from 2113: Stories Inspired by Rush

| February 18, 2016

In April, ECW Press will release the epic anthology 2113: Stories Inspired by Rush. It’s available for Preorder Now, from online booksellers as well as your favorite bookstore, so you can be sure to be the first kid on your block with a copy. 18 epic stories—science fiction, fantasy, thriller, dystopia, adventure—inspired by the music […]


SUPERSTARS 2016 Panel Schedule

| January 14, 2016

It’s always a challenge to juggle the subjects and the speakers. So many things to cover in three days of nuts-and-bolts industry and career information! This looks like our best Superstars Writing Seminar yet. If you haven’t signed up, you still have a couple of weeks.  Go to the Superstars website. THURSDAY 8:00    Welcome and […]


New Instructor for Superstars 2016: Bill Fawcett

| January 4, 2016

We’re pleased to announce another new A-List instructor for Superstars Writing Seminar—well-known editor, agent, packager, and game designer Bill Fawcett. After writing for the early issues of Dragon Magazine in the 1970s Bill became one of the founders of and lead designer at Mayfair Games, a board and role play gaming company. He has continued […]


The ETERNITY’S MIND Editing Marathon

| December 14, 2015

It’s the last draft, my final read-through and edit of ETERNITY’S MIND, the 700-page manuscript I’ve been working on all year. The grand finale of the Saga of Shadows trilogy, tenth novel overall in my Saga of Seven Suns universe. And it’s complicated, 34 different point-of-view characters and storylines. I needed a place to concentrate […]