J. Robert King

Archive for November, 2009

Death’s Disciples Away!

(Image from SawshaW from Flickr) That’s right, folks–I just sent Death’s Disciples to Marco and Lee at  Angry Robot Books. Woot! Now I shift from being a writer–someone who writes–to being an author–someone who has written. It’s much more comfortable to be an author: to sign books and shake people’s hands and grin as they […]

November 28th, 2009
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God’s Advice for Business Success

Why do 90 percent of new businesses fail? A news business is a new creation, and according to two of the world’s oldest religions, a new creation requires not one god but three. Christianity speaks of God the Creator, Jesus the Redeemer, and the Holy Spirit, the Sustainer. Hinduism speaks of Brahma the Creator, Shiva […]

November 21st, 2009
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Apology of a Madman

My posts are odd. I know this. The point of social media is to tell a bit about yourself and invite others to the conversation. Most authors make blog posts that do that. My posts are more like leering eyes through the food slot in the double-barred door or a flaming bag left on the […]

November 19th, 2009
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The Terror of Scale

Once upon a time, the ancients believed there were the heavens (the atmosphere), the earth (the crust), and hell (the magma). They can be forgiven, because that is as far as their eyes could see. We can see much farther. We cannot be forgiven for this world view. That view was geocentric. The earth was […]

November 7th, 2009
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