Stonewielder

Ian C. Esslemont on Collaboration

In a recent interview I commented that Steven Erikson and I have often been approached by people expressing surprise, even disbelief, at our long-standing collaboration in a co-created world (The Malazan Empire). These comments always come as a surprise to us because in retrospect the process seemed an entirely natural one. It simply unfolded organically—we…

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News: Starred PW review for Night of Knives by Ian C. Esslemont

In their March 2, 2009 issue, Publishers Weekly awards Ian C. Esslemont’s Night of Knives a starred review, praising the book as a worthy debut from the co-creator of Steven Erikson’s extraordinary Malazan Empire: “Steven Erickson’s Malazan Book of the Fallen series only hints at the empire’s distant history, which Esslemont, cocreator of the original…