Kevin J. Anderson’s Blog

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

New Dungeons & Dragons story

| July 27, 2010

My new “Dungeons and Dragons” novelette, Oasis of Blood, has just been published as featured fiction on the official D&D website.  It’s set in the Dark Sun universe. http://www.wizards.com/DnD/Article.aspx?x=dnd/drfe/20100727 I wrote this story last fall on the cruise ship, while Rebecca and I were taking a Mediterrranean cruise.  I enjoyed the work very much.  The […]

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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 […]

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Superstars Writing Seminar photos

| March 30, 2010

The first Superstars Writing Seminar at the Pasadena Convention Center was a rousing success.  Bestselling authors Brandon Sanderson, Eric Flint, David Farland, Rebecca Moesta, and Kevin J. Anderson spent three days giving lectures on the economics of publishing, developing an intellectual property, how editors look at manuscripts, balancing the real world and a writing career, […]

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New Website Facelift

| February 21, 2010

Five months in the making.  What a pain in the butt. Our www.wordfire.com website was getting old and out of date, held together by so much programming duct tape that we could do very little of the updates and site maintenance ourselves.  We finally summoned the courage and the energy to tackle the revamp, and […]

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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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Saturday Panel List for Writing Seminar

| February 19, 2010

9:00 Agents: The “A” Word (Rebecca, Brandon, Eric) What can an agent do for you?  Does a new writer really need one?  How do you get an agent?  Straight talk from our experts on good and bad agents. 10:00 Networking for Writers (Dave, Rebecca) Learn how to make connections, be in the right place at […]

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Writing Seminar Winner

| February 15, 2010

The winner for the free membership in the Superstars Writing Seminar has been announced.  MIGNON FOGARTY from Reno NV was chosen from over 500 entrants to attend the 3-day seminar at the Pasadena Convention Center March 19-21. Some seats are still available.  If you’re a serious aspiring writer, or established writer, we hope you’ll join […]

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Olympics and Writing

| February 13, 2010

IF ONLY I HAD THE TIME… During the Olympics, the world watches great athletes from all nations perform seemingly impossible feats with breathtaking skill.  When those well-toned men and women receive their medals, we admire them for their almost superhuman abilities.  As we sit on the couch munching potato chips, most of us don’t kid […]

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BLOOD LITE 2 Contents

| February 3, 2010

I’ve finished going through the mountain of submissions I received for BLOOD LITE 2: OVERBITE.  I was pleased to see such a great selection of humor and horror, with a lot of very near misses.  I have filled up the book with 31 stories…a real feast with a wide range of subjects, a half dozen New […]

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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, […]

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