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Covers for new DUNE foreign editions

| June 8, 2010

First off, just received our second review for the Terra Incognita/Roswell Six CD.  Read it at the Sea of Tranquility website. Also in today’s mail, some foreign editions of or recent Dune novels: French translation of Winds of Dune Polish translation of Winds of Dune Spanish translation of Dune: The Machine Crusade


New Covers

| April 1, 2010

Tor Books will be gradually releasing new designs of our Dune book covers in paperback, expanding and emphasizing a portion of the Stephen Youll art.  Here is the cover for the new edition of The Butlerian Jihad, which I just received. I also wrote the frame story for a new anthology edited by Jean Rabe […]


SheVaCon and MidSouthCon

| March 15, 2010

Rebecca and I were guests of honor at two conventions in the past three weeks, SheVaCon in Roanoke, VA, and MidSouthCon in Memphis, TN. We had never been to Roanoke, and as we flew into the valley with the beautiful and snow-covered Blue Ridge Mountains, I was immediately impressed, made me thinking about hiking some […]


VIP Dinner Added to Writing Seminar

| January 31, 2010

We are pleased to announce the addition of a special VIP dinner, limited to 25 people, for Saturday, March 20, at the Superstars Writing Seminar.   Attendees will have access to the instructors—Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Brandon Sanderson, David Farland, and Eric Flint—during the three days of sessions in the Pasadena Convention Center.  However, […]


Juggling Projects—Status Update

| January 9, 2010

All the visitors and family obligations during the holiday season threw my regular work schedule into turmoil.  Fortunately, before the first relatives arrived, I spent several days up at a cabin in Rocky Mountain National Park and made good headway on many works in progress. TERRA INCOGNITA #2: THE MAP OF ALL THINGS—I finished a […]


First Day of WINDS OF DUNE Tour

| August 4, 2009

On Monday, I arrived in New York in early afternoon and had a few uncommited hours to walk around Manhattan, past the Empire State Building down to Times Square, where I sampled the beer at the Heartland Brewery, then had pizza at one of my favorite places, John’s Pizzeria, then I went back to the […]


WINDS OF DUNE in Stores One Week from Today

| July 28, 2009

The release date for The Winds of Dune is August 4, one week from today.  Brian gets on the train on Friday to head for New York, and I fly out very early Monday morning for a TV satellite tour the following morning and then our first appearance at night in the Union Square Barnes […]


Comic-Con Blur, part 2

| July 28, 2009

DAY 3 Friday morning before the show floor opened, I got a handcart and wheeled the two cases of free KRYPTON paperbacks over to our table in the convention center. The first 90 attendees at the “Spotlight on Kevin J. Anderson” panel received one. The room was packed, standing-room only; my friend Steven L. Sears […]


The San Diego Comic-Con Blur (part 1)

| July 27, 2009

Consider this a time-delayed on-site blog.  All the hopes and plans for tweeting and blogging “during a few spare moments in the schedule” went out the window within the first hour after arriving in San Diego at 9:30 AM on Wednesday. DAY 1:  Rebecca and I reached our hotel and checked in — the new […]


San Diego Appearance Schedule

| July 21, 2009

Brian Herbert and I are keeping busy as guests of honor at this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Brian should be arriving by train late tonight, and Rebecca and I fly out very early tomorrow morning.  If you’re trying to track us down, the schedule is below. When I’m not on panels, I will be […]