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Book Cover Artwork Reveal

Here’s my illustration for David Kempf’s new novel (with lettering by Kib Prestridge). Creating this picture took me down a different route than I commonly use in creating my artwork. This picture is a “composite” of two faces, a computer circuit board, and the air grill on a computer. The various elements were layered, and […]

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Creating a Cover Illustration for John Bowers’ Guerrilla Girl

We finished up the book cover illustration for the second installment in John Bowers’ science fiction “Starport” series, Guerrilla Girl last week. Amazingly enough, the novel is already available for sale today at Amazon. The final version of my cover artwork (and layout) is shown above. For the project we started with a 3D model (which […]

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Anthony Pacheco’s The Wælcyrie Murders Pre-order Now

The Kindle version of Anthony Pacheco’s science fiction novel The Wælcyrie Murders is now available for pre-order from Amazon. The ebook will be available on January 30, 2015. The Wælcyrie Murders is book two in the Lexus Toulouse science fiction/mystery series. Here’s a bit about the plot: Out of the Gifford-Pinchot Forest stumbles a wælcyrie, […]

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Jimm Grogan’s Negative Zero Is Now In Print

Jimm Grogan’s science fiction novel Negative Zero is now in print and available at Amazon.com. The print and iBook versions of it should be out next week. Creating the illustration for Grogan’s book was a lot of fun because one of the characters is a lot like an Earth octopus — with hair and the […]

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Janet and Chris Morris’ Sacred Band

I was thrilled to see my illustration of a period-piece Greek helmet appearing at Amazing Stories in an excerpt from Janet and Chris Morris’ Sacred Band. You can find the excerpt here. While the story is science fiction/fantasy, it is based on an actual period in Greece. So to create the picture, I had to […]

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Audio Book Version of Stonewiser: The Heart of Stone

Author Dora Machado reports that the first book in her award-wining fantasy trilogy is now available in audio book form. And, yes, that’s my artwork on the cover… If you’re looking for a riveting novel to listen to, you can buy the unabridged audio version of Stonewiser: The Heart of Stone at Amazon. ==================== Duncan […]

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About That Weird New Art Director At Amazing Stories

It’s official. Visitors to the Amazing Stories website were told Sunday: “Duncan Long recently joined the staff at Amazing Stories as its Art Director.” Let me answer two questions (you may, or may not be asking): Yes, it is a great honor. It’s also a childhood dream come true given the influence science fiction has […]

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A Win/Win Solution to Ebook Piracy

Overnight torrents and other pirate sites would be helping authors rather than hurting them.

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Collaborative Summer Library Program Poster Arrives

Two large stacks of boxes appeared on the front stoop today. They contained the print samples of the illustrations (posters, bookmarks, notepads, t-shirts, etc.) for this year’s Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP). Yes, it was sort of like Christmas. The prints turned out well and it’s going to be pretty exciting to see my artwork […]

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“Duncan Long — Master of Illustration”?

Well, every once in a while a serious ego-stroke comes down the pike. And this cover article of the March Pen & Profit$ magazine has to be one of those. Just the “Master of Illustration” part of the title does the trick without reading another word, right? On the flip side, it is a tad […]

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