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Trent Jamieson Night’s Engines Launch Party, Avid Reader, Queensland, July 19th

Night's Engines by Trent JamiesonTrent Jamieson is launching the Australian release of Night’s Engines – the second and concluding part of his rather fabulous Nightbound Land duology – with a ‘Come As Trent Jamiseon Dress-Up Party’ at Avid Reader in Queensland, Australia, tomorrow, July 19th (which, yes, is a little on the short-notice side, but in my defence I was on annual leave all last week and I’ve

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Edge-Lit Convention – Come and Meet us!

This Saturday at the Quad in Derby, the first Edge-Lit Festival/Convention takes place. Angry Robot will be there (of course), so do come say “Hi.” Or even better, come say “Hi. I just found this £50 note – is it yours?”

Yes. Yes, it is.

You can find the full schedule of events here, but these are the panels and workshops with an Angry Robot or two in attendance (Angry Robot peeps in bold):

The Writer and the Internet
Anne Lyle, Emma Newman, Mark Yon (mod)

12.00 Noon
Are We Still

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Supporting Independent Booksellers

Here in the UK this week it’s Independent Booksellers’ Week. Indie booksellers are the lifeblood of the community, and as an independent publisher, we’re committed to supporting our friends on the high street.

Welcome to the Angry Robot Clonefiles initiative.

We sometimes feel our customers are having to choose between a physical book and an e-format, when what probably suits them best is to have both in the same package, and so we are going to start giving away the digital version of each of our novels free with the physical paperback, in selected indie bookstores.

We’re partnering with Mostly

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Chuck Wendig Signing, The Doylestown Bookshop, PA, Friday June 22nd

Blackbirds, by Chuck WendigThe mighty Chuck Wendig, author of Blackbirds and Mockingbird (forthcoming: September 2012) will be signing copies of (and quite possibly reading from) the former, next Friday evening, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Where: The Doylestown Bookshop, 16 S Main St. Doylestown, PA

When: Friday, June 22nd, 7.00 pm until 9.00 pm

Pertinent Details: Doesn’t look like there are any ticketing requirements, but it might be an idea to contact the Doylestown Bookship to check, just in case.

And here’s a

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EasterCon Update

So, it’s EasterCon weekend. Huzzah! And it’s Easter. Huzzah! But it only lasts a few days. Boo!

If you’re booked into the convention, this is the updated list of what the Angry Robot mob are up to:


3pm – Archery in Fantasy, TV and Film
Mike Shevdon (who tells us, “I guarantee that if you see archery in a fantasy film after [this], you will not see it in the same light again. It’s a promise”.) Mike will also be getting his weapon out on

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Book Signing Reminder: Anne Lyle and Andy Remic, Waterstones Manchester Arndale, tomorrow afternoon

Your Attention, if you Please!

Just a quick reminder: it would be grand if any and every fantasy fiction fan in the Greater Manchester area (or within reasonable travelling distance of Manchester City Centre) could get their meat-suits down to the Manchester Arndale branch of Waterstones Booksellers tomorrow, Saturday March 31st, from 1.30 – 3.00 in the afternoon.

This will be for the purpose of saying hello to and getting books signed by Anne Lyle (The Alchemist of Souls) and Andy Remic (The Clockwork Vampire Chronicles).

Full details in our previous post on the subject.

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Angry Robot at EasterCon

Next week we’ll be at EasterCon! Hooray! It’s nearly full, though, so you’ll have to buy your membership quickly, if you haven’t already! Boo! As ever, Angry Robot will be out  in force. This is where you find us, in one of the most interesting EasterCon schedules we’ve seen in years:


3pm – Before Watchmen
Adam Christopher, with James Bacon, Kim Curran, Gaspode and Steve K

6pm – What is I?
Aliette de Bodard, with Dr Bob, John Dallman and Damien

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Meet us at the SFX Weekender

Once again, we’re out in force at a convention near you!*

This coming weekend, Angry Robot authors and Overlords will be strutting their funky stuff (Oh, no!) to the musical stylings of Mr Craig Charles as well as lounging in various bars and appearing on panels and signing books – you know the drill.

Authors appearing:
Dan Abnett, Adam Christopher, Anne Lyle, Andy Remic, David Tallerman, Lavie Tidhar, Guy Haley and Ian Whates


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Meet us at FantasyCon

It’s that time of the year, again – FantasyCon is once more upon us.

As ever, Angry Robot will be out in force. If you’re in Brighton this weekend, do pop along and say “Hi.” It’s well-worth attending.

Here’s where we’ll be (other folk will also be on these panels, of course):

Adam Christopher and Lee Harris on the panel Maintaining Your Online Presence

Guy Adams in

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Where to find us at WorldCon

Next week, if you’re at Renovation (this year’s WorldCon) in Reno, you’ll find three Angry Robots wandering the hallways in search of tea, wine or cake. This is who’ll be there, and where we’ll be:

Lauren Beukes

Wed 16:00 – 17:00
Social Media, Online Technologies, and the Way We will Live

Wed 18:00 – 19:00
Literary Beer: Hall 2 Bar

Thu 09:00 – 10:00
Stroll with The Stars

Thu 12:00 – 13:00
Where to Start With Comics E1

Thu 16:00 –

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Advent Calendar Day 7 & More Un:Bound Video News

Advent Calendar
Today’s Advent Calendar surprise is courtesy of Tim Waggoner (author of Nekropolis and Dead Streets). It may not be the most uplifting Christmas message you’ll read, but it’s certainly one of the most honest!

Un:Bound Video
After a few teething problems, the team at Un:Bound have launched their pilot video magazine, Un:Bound Video Editions. There’s a lot crammed into the half-hour, including a behind-the-scenes at Tor, some author interviews, Alasdair Stuart being kind and mean at the same time, and yours truly, giving the first in a series of publishing tips.

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