After the joy of GenCon over in the States, it’s finally time for the UK to get a bite of the convention apple, as Nine Worlds is happening this weekend in London!

We’ll be sending down a crack team of Robots to take over attend the con, set on chatting with you and reigning triumphant over every board game going.

Screen Shot 2015-08-03 at 12.01.37FullSizeRenderMake sure to keep a keen eye out for publicity manager Penny and consultant editor Phil (both pictured), as we’ve hardwired their brains to respond to the phrase: ‘Hello, you are <enter name> and I’m plotting the overthrow of all mankind, too.’ Utter these words and they will reply with a 20% discount code for all ebooks* over at the Robot Trading Company website.

For context, the line is from our Angry Robot theme tune, which you can listen to below. WARNING: We can’t be held responsible the amount of time it takes you to stop humming it, for the thing is dangerously catchy.

Also attending Nine Worlds are a host of our authors including Lavie TidharAdam Christopher, Anne Lyle, Emma Newman and David Tallerman. Make sure to catch them at one of the panels below:

Friday:
10:00 – 11:15: Architecture of a Great Character: Adam Christoper – Room 38

11:45 – 13:00: You’re in Our World, Now – The Invention of Myths for a Modern Audience: Emma Newman – County C&D

13:30 – 14:45: Newbie Meetup: Emma Newman – County A

13:30 – 14:45: How to Break Into Comics – But Seriously, How?: David Tallerman – Room 11

17:00 – 18:15: Fear and Writing: Emma Newman – Royal A

Saturday
9:00 – 9:45: What Makes Fantasy Fantastic?: Anne Lyle – County C&D

11:45 – 13:00: Collaborative Writing – How to Write With Others (and Stay Friends): Emma Newman – Royal A

13:30 – 14:45: Newbie Meetup: Emma Newman – Commonwealth East

16:00 – 16:45: Signing with Lavie Tidhar – Forbidden Planet Table, Commonwealth East

17:00 – 18:15: The Dead Will Rise Again – Resurgence of Gothic Literature: Lavie Tidhar – Room 38

Sunday:
10:00 – 11:15:
The Books of Dr Who – Just How Many Are There, Anyway: Adam Christopher – Royal C&D

10:00 – 11:15: Can’t Stop the Signal – Taking Your Podcast to the Next Level: Emma Newman – Room 32

11:45 – 13:00: 
The Humanitarian Element: Superheroic Ethics – Heroism, Compromise & The Reality of Intervening Under Fire: David Tallerman – Room 11

13:00 – 14:00:
 Monsterclass – How To Really Write a Short Story: David Tallerman – Room 16

13:30 – 14:45: The Many Roads Into Comics – Four Creators Discuss Their Way Into Graphic Narrative: Adam Christopher – Connaught A

15:15 – 16:30: Writing the Other: Guy Haley and Emma Newman – Commonwealth West

17:00 – 18:15: The Top 5 Dr Who Stories – …Chosen to be Saved from Destruction: Adam Christopher – Royal C&D

We’ll all be hanging out at various events, ceremonies – Kameron Hurley is on the shortlist to win the Morningstar award at the Gemmell Awards – and bars. Keep one eye on our Twitter for updates throughout the con.

*This applies only to Angry Robot titles and does not include bundles or subscriptions.

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