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12 Days, Christmas, Fan stuff, Kill Em All!, WTF

Festive Angstroms for All

Twas the week before Christmas and all through the base
Not a creature was stirring…

…Except for our Nick that is, who was running around stringing up festive entrails disguised as decorations. Alas, the smell got a bit too much for bipedal carbon-based marketing manager Mike, who demanded that we string up something that hadn’t in a former life been, well… strung up.

Never ones to upset others over the festive period we decided to heed Mike’s cries to make some

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Angry Robot Media, AR Authors, Christmas, Interesting Stuff, Kill Em All!, Short Fiction


You know your pals at Angry Robot, we just love getting festive. We also just love death, awful, foul murder most horrid.

This holiday season we wanted to bring you something that smushes our two favourite things together in a perfect unholy matrimony, with a festive bow just slapped on the top right there. So friends, we bring you CHRISTMAS DEATH MATCH FLASH FIC.

From this Tuesday we’ll be pitching some of our

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Angry Robot, Kill Em All!, News, Writers

Dan Abnett brings you… Monstercide!

New York Times-bestselling Science Fiction author Dan Abnett has sold two more original novels to Angry Robot. Huzzah!

MONSTERCIDE, due next year, is an epic future thriller of city-stomping creatures and the shadowy band of heroes sworn to defeat them. It will be followed the year after by an as-yet untitled sequel to his acclaimed 2011 planetary war novel, Embedded. Frankly, we can’t wait. We want them now.

Dan was kind enough to say: “Angry Robot is going

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Kill Em All!

The real three laws of robotics

We love that cheeky scamp Warren Ellis, not least because now and again he does stuff like this — the three real laws of robotics:

1. Robots couldn’t really give a fuck if you live or die …
2. Robots do not want to have sex with you. Are you listening, Japan? …
3. What, you can’t count higher than three? … You can go now.

Read the whole thing chez Ellis, meat bag.

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Future formats, Kill Em All!

Here’s a funny one

Once upon a time there was a respected traditional book publisher who really, really got the concept of ebooks, they said. Who decided they would be the market leader in ebooks, would offer all their new titles in the various ebook formats as standard, right now.

Only… where a book was only available in hardcover, they priced their ebook equivalent to the hardcover, and only when the book came out in mass-market did they lower the price to the same as the paperback edition.

Perhaps they thought no one would notice. I don’t mean notice that they are giving every

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