The word is “interquel”, dumbass

SandChigger | July 16, 2010

Well, the spin-job wasn’t complete until Anderson had blahgged it, and now he has. Now that HELLHOLE is delivered and in production, Brian Herbert and I spent most of last week holed up together in intensive brainstorming for our next DUNE novel. Really? I suppose that begs the question of whose hole? Well, not really: [...]

Quick, somebody tell Byron!

SandChigger | July 16, 2010

TheKJA: @esjord “Heroes” isn’t really a series. 2 more inquels planned, but they’re individual novels. We wanted to go back to B-Jihad time period 11:34 PM Jul 12th via web in reply to esjord Oh, the HUMANITY! (What’s really funny, though, is that in response to a comment by Nekhrun, Byron [or someone] deleted “the [...]

Stupid Facebook McDune Fans

SandChigger | July 13, 2010

Shooting fish in a barrel doesn’t get any easier than this: Derfael Stevens: has anyone got the release dates for the next two books in the uk? the throne of dune and leto of dune it seems like i have been waiting for ever for them. And you will continue to wait “for ever” for [...]

You expected honesty?

SandChigger | July 13, 2010

The spin has begun. On the Official Dune page on Facebook: Official Dune: ALERT! The next DUNE novel will be entitled THE SISTERHOOD OF DUNE and will likely be published in early 2012. Anyone who’s attended Brian Herbert’s and Kevin J. Anderson’s talks and signings knows they’ve been planning these books for a long time [...]

It’s official: The Sisterhood of Dune is the next McDune

SandChigger | July 12, 2010

HLP mouthpiece (info-anus) Kevin J. Anderson has FINALLY announced on Twitter what we all knew was coming: Brian Herbert & I spent most of last week brainstorming and outlining next Dune book, THE SISTERHOOD OF DUNE. Polishing chapter outline now 39 minutes ago via web So it’s official. Shitty sales of the first two Heroes [...]

OK, here’s how it’s going to play out…

SandChigger | July 1, 2010

Pretty soon KJA is going to announce that he and Brian are getting together to “brainstorm” the next McDune book. (Or, for variation, he may wait until AFTER they’ve met, and announce it as a done deal.) Either way, when it’s all said and done, he’ll probably try and portray the upcoming series change as [...]

“Great Schools” Predictions Page on HToD

SandChigger | June 13, 2010

The decision to table-scrap the last two “Heroes” books was obviously made (if not announced or even hinted at) before we started posting predictions for them. While we may never know how close we came, there’s no reason we can’t just do the same for the new “Great Schools” series! Predictions for the Great Schools [...]