At the very least, click on the link to see the GORGEOUS cover Michael Whelan did for us.
And a reminder -- all proceeds for the book are going to benefit the Save the Children Tsunami Relief Fund.
Hopefully Amazon will have a more detailed description and a list of the contributors from Tor up soon - I'm hoping to garner a name under the "Boot Campers Success Stories" so everyone can read all about it.
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To give you guys a special sneak preview, here are the contributing authors, in ToC order:
Introduction: Arthur C. Clarke David Gerrold Adam Roberts Esther Friesner Jacqueline Carey Brian Aldiss Stel Pavlou Larry Niven Sherrilyn Kenyon (writing as Kinley MacGregor) Joe Haldeman Juliet Marillier Tim Lebbon Eric Nylund Lynn Fflewelling Michael Marshall Smith Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson Janny Wurts William C. Dietz Syne Mitchell Sharon Shinn Sean Williams & Shane Dix Martha Wells David Drake Nina Kiriki Hoffman Afterword: Steven Savile
All the stories included are completely original and, in most cases, set in the worlds of these authors -- Dune, Noreela, Hammer's Slammers, Legion of the Damned, Lords of Avalon...
I cried when I finished copyediting the manuscript. It's an AMAZING collection.
Thanks, everybody...it still makes me smile.
Now I have to stop myself from being one of those people that checks my book on Amazon every 2 seconds. (Did you see? Someone must have bought the hardcover - it was ranked as "none" yesterday, and now it's something like 111,000! Mwahahahaha!) <----like that.