October 2013

What’s Coming Up—KJA

For many months I’ve been gasping for breath and telling you about my “deadline death march,” of working on (and delivering) one book after another.  Well, the payoff of that is plenty of reading material for my fans coming out in rapid succession.  Here’s what I’ve got coming up for the next year (note that some of the covers are not final yet):


“Naughty and Nice”—Kevin J. Anderson. A new standalone Dan Shamble, Zombie PI holiday story, which we’ll release for 99¢ in all eBook formats.

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Kevin’s 2014 Mountain Calendar Now Available

Readers of this blog will know that I spend a lot of time out hiking in the mountains, being inspired by nature as I dictate new chapters set on fantastic worlds.  You’ve seen a lot of my spectacular photos posted here.

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Teaser Tuesday: BLINDFOLD

Continuing the (one week old) tradition—here is a teaser from another newly reissued novel, BLINDFOLD, my first big SF epic, a standalone science fiction novel just published in trade paperback and all eBook formats by WordFire Press.

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An Alien Encounter on a Mountaintop

Last week I went off on a writing retreat to Breckenridge. Colorado, where I holed up in a ski condo to do a lot of editing work on HELLHOLE INFERNO, written with Brian Herbert, and to write a new Dan Shamble Zombie PI holiday novelette, “Naughty and Nice.”  I love going to places like this off-season because it’s like a ghost town, too late for summer vacationers and too early for ski season—it’s quite, it’s inexpensive, and I get a lot of uninterrupted work done (despite a few too many reminders of The Shining or Misery).

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Story in a New Cancer Research Benefit Anthology

I have a story appearing in a just-released anthology, METASTASIS, to benefit cancer research, from Wolfsinger Publications.

“Walk with us.” —Jay Lake

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Unveiling: New Hugh Syme cover for RESURRECTION, INC 25th anniv. ed

Next April, ECW (the publishers of Clockwork Angels: the Novel) will release a fine new edition of my first novel RESURRECTION, INC.

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Starting a weekly tradition (unless I’m traveling…and at least when I remember), of posting the first chapter of a newly released book, or one I’m currently working on. This week, my Nebula-nominated hard-SF thriller with Doug Beason, ASSEMBLERS OF INFINITY, just reissued by WordFire Press.

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Three New Books Out!

New editions, at least.

Authors hate it when their work is unavailable—and so do the fans, who are left haunting used bookstores to find battered copies of novels they missed the first time around.  It takes a lot of time, sweat, energy, and imagination to write a book, and so I would like to keep it available to anyone who wants to read it.

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