J. Robert King

Archive for May, 2010

Dwidow, Dwidower, or Dorphan?

On Saturday, I took my wife out for breakfast to celebrate our 23rd anniversary. Though we sat across the table from each other, making conversation, she soon got a text message from her sister and began a conversation with her. I tried to continue talking, but it was clear that what I had to say […]

May 27th, 2010
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Camelot Now

Most historians agree that King Arthur was real. It’s not because they have found Camelot or have dug up a mythic sword in  Glastonbury. It’s because there must have been someone like an Arthur who could stand in the power vacuum between Rome’s collapse and the Anglo-Saxon’s invasion. Someone must have fought hard enough that […]

May 21st, 2010
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I had a great time last night talking at ConCinnity at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Thanks, Kevin, for thinking of inviting me, and thanks, everyone at MAGE, for putting on a great show. I talked about writing SF and fantasy, with an emphasis on writing for games, such as Magic: The Gathering. We had […]

May 2nd, 2010
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