Kevin J. Anderson’s Blog

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

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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Music in My “Office”

| November 14, 2009

For a feature in next month’s issue of Prog magazine, the photographer spent many hours setting up a photo shoot of me with part of my music collection in my writing office.  Since I do most of my writing outside in nature, we felt this shot was most representative. Meanwhile, Rebecca and I are nearly […]

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Music in My "Office"

| November 14, 2009

For a feature in next month’s issue of Prog magazine, the photographer spent many hours setting up a photo shoot of me with part of my music collection in my writing office.  Since I do most of my writing outside in nature, we felt this shot was most representative. Meanwhile, Rebecca and I are nearly […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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First Review of THE WINDS OF DUNE

| June 24, 2009

From Publishers Weekly: The Winds of Dune Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. Tor, $27.99 (448p) ISBN 978-0-7653-2272-2 Set immediately after Frank Herbert’s Dune Messiah (1969), this satisfying tale from Herbert’s son and Anderson (Paul of Dune) follows Jessica, the mother of galactic emperor Paul Atreides, as she returns to the desert planet Dune for […]

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Terra Incognita fan videos

| June 8, 2009

Terra Incognita, both the novel and the CD, has inspired the greatest outpouring of fan energy I’ve ever seen for one of my projects. Here’s a computer-animated book trailer done by Seth Lickiss http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl1CHFrtN_s  and a Roswell Six video done by Lauren Lang http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jp4BrvltK3I  Thanks, Seth and Lauren!

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TERRA INCOGNITA: Anatomy of a Book Release, Part 4

| June 2, 2009

Part 4.  Going Public  Shortly before the major release of the Terra Incognita novel THE EDGE OF THE WORLD and the crossover music CD from Roswell Six, BEYOND THE HORIZON, Rebecca and I attended the LA Times Festival of Books.  I was there on behalf of Orbit Books (for Terra Incognita) and HarperCollins (for my […]

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