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Robot Round-Up 28.06.13

What a busy few weeks it’s been here at Robot HQ; so busy in fact, that I’ve been shamefully slow since my last Round-Up! But what better to cheer up a rainy Friday (in Nottingham, at least) than a good look back over our recent highlights:

© 2013 Drake Photography HD, New York
© 2013 Drake Photography HD, New York

Let’s start with yesterday’s exciting news that Michael Boatman has

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Audio, Author Appearances, Books, Guest Posts, Interesting Stuff

Guest Post: Emma Newman on Voicing her Own Characters

To celebrate today’s launch of Any Other Name, the second in the Split Worlds series, Emma Newman gives us an insight into what life as a narrator is like, but specifically what it’s like for an author to narrate his or her own characters. With praise for Between Two Thorns recently coming from The Guardian describing Emma as “J. K. Rowling meets Georgette Heyer”, we’re even more excited than normal for this fantastic release. 

Not only that, but Emma is running a competition to win the audio book of Any Other Name, details here:

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Angry Robot, Guest Posts, Short Fiction

The Alchemist’s Friend, by Emma Newman, a Split Worlds Short Story

We’re delighted to present a brand new short story by recently-signed Angry Robot Author Emma Newman.

Emma has been writing and releasing a series of completely free short stories set in The Split Worlds, as part of the build-up to the release of her Angry Robot debut, Between Two Thorns, which we’re publishing in March 2013.

This is the twenty-seventh tale in a year and a day of weekly short stories set in The Split Worlds. If you would like Emma to read it to you instead, you can listen to a recorded version at SoundCloud.com.

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Guest Posts

Guest Post: Meet Lee Battersby, Writer

We’re very excited indeed to be publishing The Corpse-Rat King in September (although US/CAN print copies and ebook editions will be available from next week). For those who don’t already know all about this terrific piece of work, it’s the debut fantasy novel by Australian writer Lee Battersby, a veteran short fictioneer who’s turned his considerable talents to the longer form with rather fabulous results (check out some of the early reviews on the book’s catalogue page for evidence of that).

By way of a general introduction, we asked Lee to give us a bit of

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Author Appearances, Guest Posts, Interesting Stuff

Guest Post: Adam Christopher’s Five Favourite Superheroes

Seven Wonders by Adam ChristopherAdam Christopher’s superior superhero adventure Seven Wonders is published later this month (August 28th in the US, September 6th in the UK – the eBook is published worldwide on August 28th). We asked him to tell us about his favourite 4-colour heroes…

See, here’s the thing: I love superheroes. I love the cheese, I love the colours, I love the spandex. I also love the heroism, the optimism, and

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Guest Posts

Guest Post: Aliette de Bodard Looks Back on Her Aztec Saga of Obsidian & Blood

Today is the official publication day of the Angry Robot Omnibus edition of the Obsidian & Blood series of Aztec mystery adventures starring Acatl, Aztec High-Priest of the Dead, by Aliette de Bodard. To mark the occasion, we asked Aliette to share her thoughts on the series now that it was complete and this is what she told us…

 
Obsidian & Blood by Aliette de Bodard, omnibus editionSix

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Freebies, Guest Posts

A Free Split Worlds Short Story a Week, Courtesy of Emma Newman

 
This Guest Post is by newly-signed AR Author Emma Newman.

Come into the Split Worlds

The Author - Emma NewmanSo the dust is settling and my little corner of the internet is returning to normality following the announcement that the Split Worlds series is now in the gentle care of our favourite Robot Overlords. I thought it would be a good time to promise to

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