Wasteland Weekend short film is a tribute to Swan Song

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Sep 122014
 

Filmmaking brothers Dani and Darrell Waters crafted a cool short film to promote Wasteland Weekend, “The World’s Largest Post-Apocalyptic Festival,” that also pays tribute to Robert McCammon’s classic novel Swan Song. You can view the film below or watch it on YouTube.

Director: Darrell Waters
Starring: Darrell and Dani Waters
DP/Camera “A”: Dave Waters
Camera “B”: Danny Ho
Post production: Dwatersfilm

The film was submitted to the Wasteland Weekend Film Festival. The event takes place September 25–28, 2014, in California City, CA.

 

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From a fan: Custom-made wooden slipcase for Swan Song

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Sep 072014
 

Robert McCammon fan Paul Halucha recently sent me these photos of a custom wooden slipcase he had made for his lettered copy of the Dark Harvest edition of Swan Song. The case was made by Dick Olson of Bookslipcase.com (aka Dolso Cases).

Click on each image to view a larger version. Thanks, Paul!

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The Border audiobook news, new reviews, and new fan art

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Aug 062014
 

Audible will produce an audiobook version of Robert McCammon’s upcoming SF/horror novel The Border. The novel will be published in Spring 2015 by Subterranean Press. The audiobook will presumably be released at the same time, though the exact date is not known yet.

You can read a little more about The Border here.

Several new reviews have been posted around the ‘net:

Olivier Graham contributed his rendition for a book cover for Swan Song. You can see a larger version and artwork from other fans in the Fan Artwork Gallery.

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Swan Song re-releases

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May 122014
 

Robert McCammon’s Swan Song is once again available as a mass-market paperback. The unabridged audiobook has also been recently re-released on MP3 CD and can be purchased from Amazon for only $10.79. Swan Song is also available in ebook formats.

 

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Kindle short story reprints, Czech Swan Song, an ad, and links

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Apr 262014
 

Amazon Publishing imprint StoryFront will publish Kindle editions of three of Robert McCammon’s short stories on June 4, 2014. The stories are:


Czech publisher Classic published a translation of Swan Song a few months ago. The cover for the trade paperback edition of Masky Apokalypsy has been added to the Book Cover Gallery and can be seen to the right. For more details, see the Book Bibliography.


Here are some recent links of interest:


Subterranean Press ran the ad below for The River of Souls via Publishers Weekly last week. The River of Souls is the fifth book in the Matthew Corbett series. The official publication date is May 31, 2014, and the book will be available in all editions: a signed, limited edition; a trade paperback edition; an Audible audiobook; and ebook editions.

Pre-order from Subterranean PressAmazon US,B&NAmazon UKAmazon CA
Audiobook: Audible | Amazon US 

Publishers Weekly email ad

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Mar 312014
 

A few deals have been signed recently for various audiobook and international editions of Robert McCammon’s work:

  • As we mentioned last week, Audible will be releasing an unabridged audiobook of The River of Souls on May 31, 2014. The book will be narrated by Edoardo Ballerini, who narrated the other Matthew Corbett books for Audible. The River of Souls will be published in limited, trade hardcover, and ebook editions on May 31, too.
  • GraphicAudio will be releasing their audio adaptation of I Travel by Night in late summer 2014. GraphicAudio productions have a narrator, a full cast, music, and sound effects.
  • As we mentioned in February, Audible will be releasing unabridged audiobooks of The Wolf’s Hour and The Hunter from the Woods later this year.
  • German publisher Festa will be publishing a two-volume German translation of Swan Song in early 2015. This edition will be unabridged. The previous German release in the early ’90s was abridged.
  • Festa will also be publishing a two-volume German translation of The Wolf’s Hour in late 2015 or early 2016. This will be the first German translation of the book.
  • It appears that Russian publisher AST will be publishing Russian translations of The Providence Rider in April June October and The Five in July 2015.
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New fan artwork: book covers by Tarryn Henderson

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Nov 132013
 

Illustrator and McCammon fan Tarryn Henderson sent in four book covers she created for Baal, Swan Song, and The Wolf’s Hour. You can see all four covers by clicking here or clicking on the image below.

You can see more artwork from fans in the Fan Artwork Gallery. If you’d like to contribute some art to the site, just email the images to the webmaster!

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Nov 112013
 
Robert McCammon with the Bulgarian edition of Boy's Life

Robert McCammon with the Bulgarian edition of Boy’s Life

Just discovered today: Robert McCammon was awarded the Japanese Adventure Fiction Association Prize two years in a row in the 1990s. The prize was awarded to Swan Song in 1994 and to Boy’s Life in 1995. The prizes were presented by the Japanese Adventure Fiction Association from 1982 to 2011 for the best adventure novel published the previous year.

Yet another international edition discovery: Robert McCammon’s short story “Black Boots” was included in a 1993 German anthology, Das große Horror-Lesebuch II (Big Book of Horror II). The cover for the book can be seen here. It has been added to the Book Cover Gallery.

And a roundup of various posts from around the ‘net in the past month:

Finally, the Robert McCammon Goodreads group is reading and discussing Usher’s Passing as their November Group Read.

 

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Oct 152013
 

first-fourAudible has changed the release date for their unabridged audiobooks of Baal, Bethany’s Sin, The Night Boat, and They Thirst. Their website is now reporting a release date of December 10, 2013.

Here are a few recent reviews and mentions that have popped up around the ‘net:

Finally, if you’re in the UK, the Amazon UK Kindle version of Swan Song is currently only £1.29!

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Speaks the Nightbird ebook pre-orders, a Polish Swan Song, and links

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Sep 282013
 

Speaks the Nightbird ebook

The ebook editions of Speaks the Nightbird are available for pre-ordering now! The ebook will be released on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. You can pre-order the book now from Amazon (Kindle), Barnes & Noble (NOOK), and Kobo.com. Those are the U.S. links; the Speaks the Nightbird ebook will be available everywhere, including Amazon UK and Amazon CA.)

Polish publisher Wydawnictwo Papierowy Księżyc is releasing Łabędzi śpiew, a new translation of Swan Song, as a two-volume trade paperback. The first volume will be published on October 16, 2013, and the second volume will follow on November 13, 2013. The fantastic covers for the books have been added to the Book Cover Gallery. Click on the images below to view larger versions of the covers.

Several reviews and other mentions have popped up around the ‘net in the past couple of weeks, including several related to The Wolf’s Hour!

Other recent posts:

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