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post #41 of 49 (permalink) Old 09-12-14, 04:56 PM
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18 shorts??? Just how short are they going to be??
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18 shorts??? Just how short are they going to be??
Exactly! And Quality? Thats one thing that vexed me about even thinking about trying to get the last Limited Edition Novela by Anthony Reynolds. I actually do respect that author, however I'm just not sure how significant this stuff is going to be considering they have a track record of putting a lot of mediocre stuff out.
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2006 had 3 HH novels.
2007 had 3 HH novels.
2008 had 3 HH novels.
2009 had 1 HH novel (and 1 anthology).
2010 had 3 HH novels.
2011 had 2 HH novels (and 1 anthology).
2012 had 3 HH novels (and 2 anthologies).
2013 had 5 HH novels (and 1 anthology).
2014 had 2 HH novels (and 1 anthology).
And because all of those anthologies (and even Scars, which was a novel) are being pre-released as individual audios, novellas, and short stories, we're constantly getting a stream of new HH releases. The end result is that it's impossible to keep up with the series.

I suspect the apparent quality drop is down to the authors themselves getting confused about what's being published by each other.

I mean, the stories we're getting right now are fine, and fleshing out 30K (yes, it's been over eight years since the series began - but hey, A Song of Ice and Fire fans have to wait about that long for a single book to come out). The problem, besides quality (and the only recent HH book I've read that I was disappointed in quality-wise was Unremembered Empire), is simply the management of the series and to an even greater extent the rest of BL, which collapsed in 2012 or so.

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2006 had 3 HH novels.
2007 had 3 HH novels.
2008 had 3 HH novels.
2009 had 1 HH novel (and 1 anthology).
2010 had 3 HH novels.
2011 had 2 HH novels (and 1 anthology).
2012 had 3 HH novels (and 2 anthologies).
2013 had 5 HH novels (and 1 anthology).
2014 had 2 HH novels (and 1 anthology).
And because all of those anthologies (and even Scars, which was a novel) are being pre-released as individual audios, novellas, and short stories, we're constantly getting a stream of new HH releases. The end result is that it's impossible to keep up with the series.
Wow, we got really spoiled in 2013. HH has had a slow year in 2014 with only Vengeful Spirit moving the story along. Damnation wasn't a bad book; it was well-written but totally unnecessary in the grand scheme of things. Legacies is probably my least looked forward to anthology yet.

2015 is looking up though. Master of Mankind, Crimson King and possibly that unnamed Death Guard novel. With the DG done, I think pretty much every legion has had a novel dedicated to them. IG hasn't but they will get their moments during the Siege. NL as well...but just read ADB's Night Lord trilogy and that's more than enough. Plus I think ADB said he has a HH NL book coming. (Nightfall?)
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2015 is looking up though. Master of Mankind, Crimson King and possibly that unnamed Death Guard novel. With the DG done, I think pretty much every legion has had a novel dedicated to them. IG hasn't but they will get their moments during the Siege. NL as well...but just read ADB's Night Lord trilogy and that's more than enough. Plus I think ADB said he has a HH NL book coming. (Nightfall?)
Master of Mankind almost definitely won't be in 2015, since I've not started it yet. I'm not really feeling the urge to write any Heresy stuff at the moment. That could change on a whim, obviously, but it depends on scheduling and inspiration when it comes time to pitch.

And Nightfall is an idea, rather than a scheduled intention - it's a story I'd like to tell, but I'm not in any rush, and when it drops also depends on the series' timeline.

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2015 is looking up though. Master of Mankind, Crimson King and possibly that unnamed Death Guard novel. With the DG done, I think pretty much every legion has had a novel dedicated to them. IG hasn't but they will get their moments during the Siege. NL as well...but just read ADB's Night Lord trilogy and that's more than enough. Plus I think ADB said he has a HH NL book coming. (Nightfall?)
Master of Mankind almost definitely won't be in 2015, since I've not started it yet. I'm not really feeling the urge to write any Heresy stuff at the moment. That could change on a whim, obviously, but it depends on scheduling and inspiration when it comes time to pitch.

And Nightfall is an idea, rather than a scheduled intention - it's a story I'd like to tell, but I'm not in any rush, and when it drops also depends on the series' timeline.
In regards to master of mankind, will it involve any of the knights errants? I am interested to see where their story goes
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Master of Mankind almost definitely won't be in 2015, since I've not started it yet. I'm not really feeling the urge to write any Heresy stuff at the moment. That could change on a whim, obviously, but it depends on scheduling and inspiration when it comes time to pitch.

And Nightfall is an idea, rather than a scheduled intention - it's a story I'd like to tell, but I'm not in any rush, and when it drops also depends on the series' timeline.
Well - thanks for the heads up Aaron. This means that next year, actually like 2014 will suck in a HH novel range. Again.
It's starts to be disappointing.

And if to count the unknown time of the 'Warmaster' and 'Penitent' releases - it all leads to the conclusion that we will get a whole bunch of reprints

At least, we will save the money then, for the 2016
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Master of Mankind almost definitely won't be in 2015, since I've not started it yet. I'm not really feeling the urge to write any Heresy stuff at the moment. That could change on a whim, obviously, but it depends on scheduling and inspiration when it comes time to pitch.

And Nightfall is an idea, rather than a scheduled intention - it's a story I'd like to tell, but I'm not in any rush, and when it drops also depends on the series' timeline.
Well, that's bad news. HH is doomed, people don't even want to work on it.
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We might see a shift on the Limited Edition novella front, the last two haven't sold out and are still available on the BL website.
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