Tag Archives: Conan the Barbarian
Robert E. Howard’s Adventures in Science Fantasy

Robert E. Howard’s Adventures in Science Fantasy

Earlier this year I had the honor of supplying the introduction to Adventures of Science Fantasy by Robert E. Howard. The book is published by The Robert E. Howard Foundation. They promote the works of Robert E. Howard and scholarship concerning same. It’s a very dedicated group which looks past glib dismissals of Howard’s work [...]

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My Conan Adventure: Part Four

My Conan Adventure: Part Four

In the theatre lobby it’s pretty easy to spot the actors and then folks you think are actors. You see faces you recognize but can’t place as being part of your life. Then it slowly dawns on you that you’ve seen them on TV or in movies. It felt like trying to reconcile vague memories [...]

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My Conan Adventure: Part Three

My Conan Adventure: Part Three

The invitation to the Conan the Barbarian world premiere included with it an invite to the “after party” and was for me and a “plus one.” The second I got the invite I RSVPed and made hotel reservation. I talked to Jay at Gencon and found out what the dress code was. I had that [...]

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My Conan Adventure: Part Two

My Conan Adventure: Part Two

Back in the late 1980s my novel writing career began with the publication of the novels I did for BattleTech. While working with FASA, I got to know Fred Malmberg of Target Games of Sweden. They had a project called Mutant Chronicles and asked if I would write a trilogy for them. My schedule didn’t [...]

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My Conan Adventure: Part One

My Conan Adventure: Part One

I have to start this adventure forty years ago, when I was thirteen. That’s when I first discovered Conan. I have to start there because the boy in Vermont reading those books, falling in love with Belît, thrilling to the adventures of the Cimmerian, never would have believed it possible that he’d have written a [...]

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