• Posts Tagged ‘Lou-Anders’

    Writers Unmasked

    by  • October 1, 2010 • Book News • 0 Comments

    I’m answering questions on my contribution to the superhero anthology Masked over on Stargate Universe producer Joe Mallozzi’s blog. The anthology compiled by editor supreme Lou Anders has been massively well-received, and features stories from both prose and comics authors, including Paul Cornell, Gail Simone, Mike Carey, Bill Willingham, Ian McDonald and more. Many...

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    The US Joins The Kingdom Of The Serpent

    by  • August 25, 2010 • Book News • 0 Comments

    Just heard from my editor in the US, Lou Anders, that he’s bought the Kingdom of the Serpent sequence – Jack of Ravens, The Burning Man and Destroyer of Worlds – to be published shortly by Pyr. For American readers, those books will finish off the massive story that began with World’s End in...

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    The Sword Of Albion Catch-Up

    by  • February 12, 2010 • Book News, reviews • 1 Comment

    Lou Anders, my editor at Pyr Books in the US, has done a brief round-up of some of the amazing reviews I’ve been getting in the US for The Silver Skull – out in the UK under the title The Sword of Albion, from Bantam, in May. To say, I’ve been bowled over by...

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    With Great Power! Superhero Anthology

    by  • August 3, 2009 • Book News • 0 Comments

    Ages since I’ve written a short story and two announcements come along at once. Typical. I’m very proud to be included in a new anthology of superhero prose tales, With Great Power! which will be published by Pocket Books in 2010. Award-winning editor Lou Anders has put together a great list of fellow contributors,...

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    Always Forever US Cover

    by  • May 2, 2009 • Book News • 9 Comments

    Here’s the final version of the cover to the Pyr US edition of Always Forever, Age of Misrule Book Three. Another fantastic piece of work by the artist John Picacio. Warning: don’t look directly into Balor’s eye… There’s a detailed account of the process of creating all three covers for the US editions of...

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    The New Fantasy

    by  • January 13, 2009 • Fantasy, Publishing • 0 Comments

    Pyr editor Lou Anders discusses “the New Fantasy” in the latest Agony Column podcast from Rick Kleffel. Here’s the direct link. The New Fantasy is a catch-all title for a specific, grittier kind of fantasy by Joe Abercrombie, Tom Lloyd, Joel Shepherd, James Enge, Justina Robson, Matthew Sturges, Chris Roberson and yours truly, according...

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    New US Deal – Six, Count ’em, Six Books!

    by  • July 1, 2008 • Book News • 0 Comments

    Hot on the heels of yesterday’s announcement, I can reveal that I’ve just agreed a six-book deal with US publisher Pyr. The highly-acclaimed SF and fantasy imprint will publish the first of my epic Elizabethan fantasy sequence, The Swords of Albion, in Fall 2009, with books two and three in subsequent years. Pyr has...

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    Selling Fantasy By The Pound

    by  • October 20, 2007 • Fantasy, Publishing, SF • 6 Comments

    Fantasy and SF for the connoisseur or for mainstream tastes: which path should a publishing house follow? That’s an interesting debate which the ever-erudite Lou Anders has raised on his blog. When founding the excellent Pyr imprint, Lou and his team took the conscious decision to publish what Norman Spinrad called “science fiction written...

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    The Slow Death of Science Fiction

    by  • October 21, 2006 • Publishing • 7 Comments

    SF editor Lou Anders is talking about the sales decline of SF – from about one third of the mass market in the 70s to around 7 or 8 per cent now. One of his readers suggests: “the answer is to bring back more complex, involuted, experimental stuff like the early 70s had when...

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