Kevin J. Anderson’s Blog

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Free Music Downloads from Terra Incognita CDs

| December 16, 2010

Getting started a little early on the holiday gifts.  We have arranged with ProgRock Records to offer free downloads of two complete Roswell Six music tracks, one from each Terra Incognita CD. “Victory” is from Terra Incognita: A Line in the Sand, an epic song with vocals by Michael Sadler (formerly of Saga) and excellent […]

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Cover Painting for THE KEY TO CREATION

| October 10, 2010

As I worked on the outline and draft for the third novel in the Terra Incognita trilogy, The Key to Creation, I sent the summary and suggested some ideas to the cover artist, Lee Gibbons.  Lee created amazing cover paintings for The Edge of the World and The Map of All Things, and also provided […]

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“Barricade” from New Terra Incognita CD

| April 18, 2010

“Barricade” is the first track on the new Terra Incognita CD, A Line in the Sand, a hard-driving symphonic rock epic with lyrics by Rebecca and myself, music by Henning Pauly, and vocals by Steve Walsh of Kansas fame.  The CD will be officially released next month to accompany the publication of the second novel in […]

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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 […]

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Sunday Panel List for Writing Seminar

| February 20, 2010

These are the sessions that wrap up the third day of our Superstars Writing Seminar next month.  24 hours of straight-talk and no-nonsense information of what you need to know as a professional writer. SUNDAY 9:00 New Media: Using It to Get an Edge (Brandon & Rebecca) Understand the potential of new technologies to open […]

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New EDGE OF THE WORLD paperback cover & Roswell Six videos

| January 22, 2010

Orbit has released a striking new design for the mass market paperback release of the first Terra Incognita novel, THE EDGE OF THE WORLD.  I really like it—dramatic and catchy, it makes use of the main elements of the original trade-paperback cover.  The paperback will hit the bookstore shelves on April 21. ProgRock Records, the […]

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New EDGE OF THE WORLD paperback cover & Roswell Six videos

| January 22, 2010

Orbit has released a striking new design for the mass market paperback release of the first Terra Incognita novel, THE EDGE OF THE WORLD.  I really like it—dramatic and catchy, it makes use of the main elements of the original trade-paperback cover.  The paperback will hit the bookstore shelves on April 21. ProgRock Records, the […]

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TERRA INCOGNITA: Anatomy of a Book Release, Part 2

| May 31, 2009

This is the second of a four-part series about the release of Terra Incognita: THE EDGE OF THE WORLD (novel. Orbit Books) and Terra Incognita: BEYOND THE HORIZON (rock CD, ProgRock Records) on June 2. Part 2.  Music and Words—Epic Fantasy Novel, Epic Rock CD  In Part 1, I described our efforts to begin building […]

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Terra Incognita CD Launch and Nebula Weekend

| May 3, 2009

Last week eight members of Roswell Six gathered at the BJs Brewhouse in Westwood, CA for a celebration dinner.  Shawn Gordon arrived with the finished CDs, which had just arrived at the warehouse.  Rebecca and I came with the newly printed Roswell Six posters.  Mike Alvarez (cello), Chris Quirarte (drums), Kurt Barabas (bass), and vocalists […]

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