Search results for ‘Kevin J. Anderson’

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 103 – Kevin J. Anderson

  KWL EP 103 – Kevin J. Anderson Join Chrissy Munroe as she interviews best-selling science-fiction author, Kevin J. Anderson. KJA gives listeners a peek into his life as he juggles writing, editing, and running his own publishing company, Wordfire Press. All while working towards completing his Master’s degree. Join…

Read article

Kevin J. Anderson visits Kobo HQ!

Award-winning and #1 international bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson was in Toronto last week and stopped by to visit the Kobo head office. Kevin is the author of more than 125 books, more than fifty of which have been national or international bestsellers. In addition to this, as the publishers…

Read article

Tips from a Pro: Kevin J. Anderson Shares Writing Advice

Kevin J. Anderson is an American science-fiction author who’s had over forty books on the New York Times Bestseller list. Needless to say, he loves writing, and he wants to share that love with other writers, of all skill levels. To celebrate National Novel Writer’s Month (NaNoWriMo), Anderson is reposting…

Read article

Quoth The Loft: Evermore

By Todd Fahnestock The Value of Collecting Quotes I collect quotes. The habit started back in college when I was sleeping on a rough-cut wooden loft I got for free because its owner was headed home for the summer and didn’t want to store it. Every time my friends came…

Read article

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 77 – Lauren Lang & Professional Author Head Shots

From his role as a guest faculty member at Superstars Writing Seminars, Kobo Writing Life director Mark Lefebvre interviewed professional photographer Lauren Lang of Jacobin Photography who was on site to help attending authors get a professional author photo head shot. In the interview Mark and Lauren discuss: Lauren’s start…

Read article

Take a Hike! A Writing Tool. Really.

by Chris Mandeville Any hikers out there in writer-land? Or writers who love to go for walks? Well, hiking-slash-walking isn’t just for pleasure-slash-exercise. It can actually be a valuable writing tool. Just ask Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of more than 142 published works, most of which…

Read article

Living the Dream: Writers of the Future – Part II

Matt Dovey, winner of the Golden Pen Grand Prize for Writers of the Future 32, shares, in this two-part series, his experiences leading up to and winning the coveted prize. Part II Chronicles Day 3 through to the WIN and beyond.  Click here to read Part I. Day 3: The…

Read article

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 043 – Marie Force

Marie Force, New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of more than 40 contemporary romance novels was recently in Toronto and spent an evening with Kobo, Harlequin and an intimate group of lucky fans to celebrate Marie. Mark Lefebvre, Director of Kobo Writing Life, interviewed Marie…

Read article

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 031 – Alex P. Berg

Kobo Writing Life Director Mark Lefebvre interviews Alex P. Berg, author of the “Daggers and Steele” fantasy mystery series. In the interview Mark and Alex talk about: Meeting at the Superstars Writing Seminars in Colorado Springs, CO. What Alex calls “The Superstars Effect” How, when Alex had finished his novel and started…

Read article

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 030 – Dean Wesley Smith

Mark Lefebvre, Kobo Writing Life Director, in conversation with Dean Wesley Smith, a USA Today Bestselling author of books in multiple genres including Science-Fiction, Mystery, Thrillers and Westerns. Currently producing novels in four different series, (including the time travel Thunder Mountain novels set in the old west, the galaxy-spanning Seeders Universe…

Read article

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 029 – Kristine Kathryn Rusch

  Kobo Writing Life Director Mark Lefebvre interviews Kristine Kathryn Rusch, an award-winning writer of science fiction, fantasy, mystery and romance at a table at the corner of a busy and noisy lobby at Superstars Writing Seminars. Apart from her decades of writing and editing experience which includes being published in…

Read article

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 028 – James A Owen

Kobo Writing Life director Mark Lefebvre recently attended the 2015 Superstars Writing Seminars (Teaching you the business of being a writer) in Colorado Springs, CO. During the conference, he had a chance to interview several of the faculty and guest lecturers. Presented here is Mark’s interview with Superstars Faculty member James A.…

Read article

One Horn to Rule Them All: The Story Behind the Purple Unicorn Anthology

When Kevin J. Anderson visited Kobo’s Toronto HQ, he told us about the origins and production behind ONE HORN TO RULE THEM ALL, an anthology published by Wordfire Press, which Kevin runs with his wife Rebecca Moesta. This story is part lesson in professionalism, part demonstration of how efficient the…

Read article

Memories of Superstars Writing Seminars 2014

C. Michelle Jefferies was the lucky winner of Kobo’s Superstars of Writing Seminars scholarship giveaway for 2014. She attended the conference in February, alongside KWL Director Mark Lefebvre and US Manager Christine Munroe. A few months post-Superstars, we asked Michelle to reflect on her experience, and here’s what she had…

Read article

It’s Okay To Talk To Yourself

By Kevin J. Anderson [This is an abridged version of an article from KJA’s April 8, 2010 Blog Post entitled: Dictating, Writing, Hiking] It’s been about fifteen years since I gave up the keyboard and took up a recorder for my first drafts.  Since that time, I’ve dictated nearly fifty…

Read article

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 010 with Darcie Chan

Christine Munroe, US Manager for Kobo Writing Life, interviews Darcie Chan, author of the NYT and USA Today bestselling novel, The Mill River Recluse. Christine and Darcie discuss: Darcie’s dedication to this novel, which she finished writing almost 10 years ago, and her unique experience from experimenting with self-publishing to signing a…

Read article

Superstars Writing Seminar: a summary

By Terry Odell I had the enviable pleasure and privilege of being able to attend the recent “Superstars Writing Seminars” in Colorado Springs as a guest of Kobo Writing Life. Thanks so much to Kobo and Mark Lefevbre for making it possible. As a writer of mystery and romantic suspense,…

Read article

The things I wish some pro had told me

By Kevin J. Anderson When I was starting out as an aspiring writer, I tried to figure out the business, but I felt like an explorer stranded in a strange land where I didn’t speak the native language. I read Writer’s Digest every month, I took creative writing classes (which…

Read article