Archives for April 2012

The Disappointment With Free

Around last Christmas Amazon brought in its Select program which among other things allowed independent e-publishers to make their books free for 5 days in a 90 day period. The results of going free were, in some cases, astonishing. I should know— it worked for me. I made my book The Inquiry Agent free for […]

What To Do When You Don’t Feel Like Writing Redux

I was planning on writing a long post about magic and military fantasy this week when reality intervened. I was recently put on medication for diabetes and my metabolism still seems to be adjusting to it. I’ve had to make some dietary changes as well which are not helping. A lot of the day I […]

The Guardian of the Dawn

I am a bit out of it today so here for your amusement is a reprint of my Kormak story, The Guardian of the Dawn.  The Guardian of the Dawn Copyright © William King 2005 “Open the door,” Kormak yelled. Blood seeped through his shirt, the wound in his side hurt, and he was dizzy […]

Blood of Aenarion Makes Gemmell Shortlist

I just wanted to thank everyone who voted for Blood of Aenarion in the David Gemmell Legend Award. It is a great honour to have made it onto the short list. http://gemmellaward.com/profiles/blogs/david-gemmell-legend-award-shortlist-2012

A Last Blast From the Past: The Navis Nobilitae

Here is the last article I salvaged from the old Trollslayer.net site. It comes from the time when I was writing Wolfblade. As usual, it is not part of the official Warhammer 40,000 background save where parts of it have made their way into the book. The Navigators An extract from the basic training lectures […]

Terrarchs on Nook and iTunes

Just wanted to say that the four Terrarch books and a bunch of my short stories are once again available on Smashwords, Barnes and Noble and iTunes. I’ll be adding links to the appropriate pages over the next few days, time and deadlines allowing. I have already put up the Death’s Angels links. If you […]