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My Latest Interview in Amazing Stories Magazine

John Chadwell recently interviewed me for an article in Amazing Stories Magazine. You can read it here:┬áThe Long Road to Digital Illustration: Profile of Duncan Long Chadwell is a long-time writer who was a co-writer on several scripts with Ron Shusett (one of the writers of Alien and the original Total Recall). Chadwell also has […]

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Dance of the Warrior and Witch Now Available

I’m happy to announce that Martha Fawcett’s novel Dance of the Warrior and Witch is now available in paperback format and Kindle. If you like science fiction, you’re going to enjoy this novel. Here’s a blurb: What are the cosmic forces that draw people together? Is it a karmic dance of yin and yang? Or, […]

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9 Favorite Science Fiction Book Illustrations (by Me)

Over my years of illustration, I’ve created quite a number of paintings. Some never really “grab” me. But others seem to have a place in my heart. Or nightmares. And I thought I’d take a blog to share those in the science fiction category, with the caveat that often a book cover illustrator (like any […]

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Crazed Illustrator Crows Over 3 Book Covers

I recently received a box which, after determining that it wasn’t ticking (yes, I have crossed a few art directors in my time), I discovered contained all three mammoth volumes of Lawrence P. White’s Spirit of Empire trilogy. And, yes, the author had kindly signed each one. And it goes without saying that I’m pretty […]

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20 Breathtaking Science Fiction Book Illustrations

I recently went through the hundreds of science fiction illustrations I’ve created as book and magazine artwork for publishers (big and small) including HarperCollins, ILEX and others, along with artwork that I’ve not yet found a “home” for, and hand-picked my own “Top 20” favorites in the science fiction genre. Rather than scrunch all the […]

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An Illustrator Updates His Book Artwork Galleries

Much of my weekend was spent updating my various book cover artwork galleries and book illustration portfolio. Such work tends to be both a challenge of sorting (as well as a personal challenge to a book illustrator to continue producing good work — with the hope of actually surpassing some past accomplishments). Looking over a […]

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Science Fiction Novel Cover Illustration: Jen of Earth

Yesterday the cover for best-selling author John Phillip Backus’ science fiction novel Jen of Earth was completed. The book is the first of a series of sci-fi adventures. The cover illustration was created by combining elements of two previous digital paintings I’d created which the author had selected as models for his cover. The two […]

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Odds and Ends: Book Cover Illustrations & Artwork

I’ve done a number of book covers the last few months that were pretty straight forward and thus no stories to tell (or tall tales to make up… even the flying monkeys are stumped). So I thought I’d just list/show them here without further ado. First, the dust jacket version of P. J. O’Dwyer’s Relentless: […]

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Sneak Peek: Robot for Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine

First sketch for the robot design that I’m working on for an upcoming cover illustration for Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine. ===================== In addition to creating cover illustrations for Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine, Duncan Long has created artwork for a number of other presses including HarperCollins, PS Publishing, Pocket Books, Moonstone Books, Enslow Publishers, and many […]

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Sneak Peek: “Northward into the Night”

One of Richard Thieme’s science fiction short stories “Northward into the Night” from Mind Games (published April 2010 under the Duncan Long Publications imprint) is now available for a “free read” at nycBigCityLit.com. The illustration (above) was been used in its black-and-white version to illustrate the story in the book. A color version graces the […]

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