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Liberty Island magazine just ran a very thorough review on the newly released FIVE BY FIVE 3: TARGET ZONE, published in trade paperback and all eBook formats from WordFire Press. Each volume of the FIVE BY FIVE series contains five military SF novellas by five military SF writers. Volume 3 has all-new pieces by Michael A. Stackpole, Sarah A. Hoyt, Doug Dandridge, Dani Kollin and Eytan Kollin, and Kevin J. Anderson The Liberty Island reviewer had this to say: This anthology of five military sci-fi novellas gives a reader an excellent sense of the variety of authors and styles currently available to both fans of the genre and those still waiting to discover it for themselves. The authors are so different, however, that it is nearly impossible to review this publication as a whole; therefore, I will provide a short review of each entry and assign star ratings accordingly. Remains of the Dead (A Star Tigers Story) by Michael A. Stackpole The story grabbed me from the start with it unusual and richly imagined world populated by fully developed characters. The idea of humans, living as second class citizens in a world not of their own, but still retaining the best [...]
Thu, Jan 29, 2015
Source: New KJA Blog
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As we move toward the 2015 Superstars Writing Seminar, it's time to show off another excellent writing book we've just released at WordFire Press. THE SYNOPSIS TREASURY contains the actual proposals and synopses submitted by well-known authors for books that many of you have known and read. An excellent snapshot behind the scenes of the business. Look at original proposals by H.G. Wells, Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert, Frank Herbert, Joe Haldeman, Connie Willis, Andre Norton, Robert Heinlein, Jack Williamson, James Gunn, Ben Bova, Piers Anthony, Michael Bishop, Terry Brooks, Robert E. Vardeman, Orson Scott Card, David Brin, Janny Wurts, James P Blaylock, Bruce Coville, Margaret Weiss, Nancy Varian Berberick, Robert J. Sawyer, Sara Douglass, Louise Marley, Roberta Gellis, Ian R. McLeod, Julie E. Czerneda, Jacqueline Carey, Chris Roberson, Eldon Thompson. An invaluable treasury! Here's the Foreword, by our hard-working editor, Christopher Sirmons Haviland FOREWORD The Synopsis Treasury began in 2003, at what was then called the Maui Writer's Conference, in a conversation with science fiction author Ben Bova. It went some-thing like this: “There are lots of books telling aspiring writers how to write synopses,” I said to him. “What they really need is an anthology that shows them [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015
Source: New KJA Blog
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Take a seat in your favorite reading chair and buckle up. The new volume of Fiction River just came out today, guest edited by me, an anthology is fast-paced non-stop adventure stories, PULSE POUNDERS. Available in trade paperback format and all eBook formats. For those of you who can read an ePub version, the Kobo Special Edition of the anthology has three extra stories…to keep your pulse pounding even longer after the regular-edition readers have finished their last story. PULSE POUNDERS is a mix of straight suspense, science fiction, espionage, pulp adventure, fantasy, mystery—the only criterion was that they all be exciting. Contains all new fiction by JC Andrijeski, Patrick O'Sullivan, Thomas K. Carpenter, David Farland, Jamie McNabb, Ron Collins, Brigid Collins, Dayle A. Dermatis, Phaedra Weldon, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Chuck Heinzelman, and (exclusive to the Kobo bonus edition from http://www.kobo.com) Diana Deverell, Leah Cutter, and Kim May. AND, there's a new, never-before-published thriller by Frank Herbert, “The Yellow Coat,” as well as a science fiction suspense novelette “Change of Mind” by me and Pete J Wacks. Here's my Introduction to the volume: Strap Yourself In and Hold On We're not wasting any time here. Typically, a reader will sit back in [...]
Tue, Jan 20, 2015
Source: New KJA Blog
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With the numerous writing workshops and panels I give at conventions, as well as the big Superstars Writing Seminar coming up the first week in February, many people have asked me if I've written down any of my lectures. Yes, in fact, I released two books on my most popular talks this year, Million Dollar Productivity and Million Dollar Professionalism (based on the “Things I Wish Some Pro Had Told Me When I Was Just Starting out” talk we've given countless times). Both are available in print and all eBook formats. Life is crazy and hectic for most of us. With all those distractions, how does an aspiring author find time to write? 

Award-winning and #1 international bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson is one of the most prolific authors in the business. He shares his tips on how to find the time to write, and how to make the most of that time. Print Kindle Kobo Nook Other eBook Formats Since the 1990s, bestsellers Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta have helped thousands and thousands of writers to develop the mindset of career professionals. Million Dollar Professionalism for the Writer presents lessons learned from the authors' decades of experience in publishing. They [...]
Mon, Jan 19, 2015
Source: New KJA Blog


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