Tag: Blackbirds

5th Birthday, Angry Robot

Angry Robot 5: Caroline’s Top 5 Characters

Yesterday, Tuesday 1 July, marked 5 years from Angry Robot’s first books – Lauren Beukes‘ Moxyland and Kaaron Warren‘s Slights – and throughout this week we are celebrating with daily staff blog posts and giveaways! Author guest posts and other cool giveaways will be popping up on various sites so keep an eye out on Twitter’s #AngryRobot5 for new posts.

If you’ve missed the earlier posts, here’s links to Lee Harris with his Top 5 Reasons Angry Robot Rules and Marc Gascoigne with 5 lessons learned. Next up is Caroline Lambe, Publicity Manager, as always hating writing about herself in the

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Books, Fan stuff, Guest Posts, Interviews, Podcast, Reviews, Robot Round-Up

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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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up 17.05.13

Gather round drones, and check out what has been amazing couple of weeks for all things robotic and brilliant…actually makes us a little bit less angry, but don’t worry as it won’t last. Prepare yourselves…it’s a long ‘un.

vN by Madeline Ashby, cover Martin Bland/Spyroteknik

I think it’s only right that we start off with the great news from the US, that Angry Robot has been shortlisted at the Locus Awards for Best Publisher. Not only

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 18.01.13

Hello and welcome to another Robot Round-Up. We’ve got snow here in the UK, which means half the nation has ground to a halt and the whole of Scandinavia is laughing up their sleeves at us. But that’s probably nothing new. Anyhow, all of the above has very little to do with this week’s collection of links-of-Angry-Robot-interest, which looks a little something (or, indeed, rather a lot) like this:

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Awards, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up 04.01.13

Hello and welcome to the first Robot Round-Up of 2013! It’s been three weeks since our last, pre-holiday-season Round-Up, which means there’s absolutely loads to tell you about. So, without further ado or faff, strap yourselves in and off we’ll go.

Nexus by Ramez NaamIt’s been a titanic few weeks for Ramez Naam, whose debut sf thriller Nexus was officially published on January 3rd, but actually came out in the US and ebook editions in

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances

Chuck Wendig’s Blackbirds Launch Party, Mysterious Galaxy, Los Angeles, April 24th

Blackbirds, by Chuck WendigYour attention please, citizens of Los Angeles, America and the World! The utterly legendary Chuck Wendig will be making a meat-space appearance to mark the publication of his first Angry Robot novel, Blackbirds, with a launch party in just under a couple of weeks’ time:

Where: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, 2810 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, California 90278

When: Tuesday, April 24th, 7.30 pm until 8.30 pm

Pertinent Details: Be There. Tickets may

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Angry Robot, Exclusive Excerpts, Freebies

New Extracts: Blackbirds, Evil Dark and The Nekropolis Archives

Next month is the Merry Month of May – the month of blooming flowers, spring sunshine and country dancing, yes? Not at Angry Robot it isn’t, no. At Angry Robot we’ll be doing our level best to throw a spanner in the works of all that jollity, levity and general pleasantness with a triple dose of dark, dark supernatural fiction, via the publication of Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig, Evil Dark by Justin Gustainis and The Nekropolis Archives by Tim Waggoner.

But why wait until May to bring the darkness, when you can get a

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Interesting Stuff, Other people's business

Chuck Wendig asks: “How Will You Die?”

In Chuck Wendig’s Angry Robot debut, Blackbirds (May 2012), Miriam Black knows how you will die. All it takes is a briefest moment of skin-on-skin contact and she’ll have a flash, a vision, of the exact time and method of your passing.

Skull & CrossbonesA couple of weeks ago, Chuck launched a Tumblr site, This is How You Die, a collaborative trans-media project intended to explore the themes of the novel by inviting readers to submit their own

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