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Thanks to the folks at UK book site Pornokitsch for their kind review of Blood Song which can be read here: http://www.pornokitsch.com/2013/05/new-releases-blood-song-by-anthony-ryan.html#more And yes, Pornokitsch is safe for work despite the title.
The UK ebook version of Blood Song is now available for pre-order, with a release date in mid-April. The UK hardcover will be available on 4th July. This means my original listing on Amazon.co.uk will disappear over the next few … Continue reading
I’m pleased and flattered to announce that some kind person (not me, honest) nominated Blood Song for the 7th Annual Book Tournament on the BookSportCentral Blog. There are 64 books in the tournament with two books fighting it out in … Continue reading
The time has come to take down my Amazon.com listing for Blood Song to make way for the Penguin version. I know it’s only a few lines of html but it does feel oddly emotional, like saying goodbye to an … Continue reading
Penguin have advised me they’ll be uploading their edition of the ebook version of Blood Song tomorrow priced at $4.99. Just to be clear this is identical to the current version, it’s just being sold by Penguin rather than me. … Continue reading
I delivered the finished draft of Tower Lord to my editor yesterday. The final word count, including appendices, came in at a little over 238,000. If you’ve read my previous updates you’ll know I was expecting rewrites to take me up … Continue reading
Check out Lars Townsend’s post on The Anatomy of a Self-Published Ebook for some excellent insights on the nature of ebooks, self-publishing, writing in general and (incidentally) the inside story of how I got my deal with Penguin (yes, I … Continue reading
I completed the first draft of Tower Lord approximately ten minutes ago. The word count runs at just over 237,000, which means it’ll probably shrink to the 230k mark after rewrites. On the whole I’m happy with it; no unsightly … Continue reading
Thanks to the fine folks as FBC for hosting my guest post on the influence of history on epic fantasy, which can be read here: http://fantasybookcritic.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/guest-post-influence-of-history-on-epic.html Enjoy.