J. Robert King

Archive for April, 2009

Angel of Death Video

Click here for a sneak peak at my next novel–The Angel of Death—which is coming in September from Angry Robot Books.

April 25th, 2009
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Literary Promiscuity

I have often teased my wife that she is literarily promiscuous. She’ll got to the library or bookstore and walk among the shelves, trolling for titles. She lets her eye flash across their glossy spines and read their promo lines, reaches out and gently tugs a book from the thousands of others and opens it […]

April 17th, 2009
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Rob Becomes an Angry Robot

For a long time, the robots have had it in for us. Right now, my kids are snickering their way through a DVD of Wall-E, a doe-eyed robot’s view of humanity in all its self-destructive and hilarious decadence. In fact, my eldest son finds Wall-E not so much a cartoon parody but a sad reality–that humanity has […]

April 12th, 2009
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Angry Robot Snags Angel

Angry Robot Books, a new division of Harper Collins, has just announced it’s next new titles–one of them from me: THE ANGEL OF DEATH. Here’s the press release: New meat for your metal masters! ANGRY ROBOT have been busy signing more brilliant authors for its upcoming SF/F/WTF?! imprint, due to launch in July 2009. No […]

April 7th, 2009
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Children in the Dark

I just got back from Jungle Book, a youth theater production starring thirty local kids (including my sons) and assistant directed by my wife. There are some great moments in the show, but the most transcendent moment of all is when the lights are out and all the kids come crawling and stalking and stomping on […]

April 3rd, 2009
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