Tag Archives: Publishing

FINAL POST: The Once and Future Robot

For this concluding post of The Robot Watcher, I will take a brief recap of the various topics and subjects that I have discussed since the beginning and leave you all with my final thoughts and predictions. As I stated … Continue reading

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Best of Angry Robot: Books

While I have spent a great deal of time talking about Angry Robot as a publisher and a business, I have not given much attention to the one element which defines any publishing house; their catalog. Today I will briefly … Continue reading

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Best of Angry Robot: Covers

If you were to browse the reader comments on Angry Robot’s Facebook and Twitter pages, you would quickly find a remark about the quality of AR’s book covers. Indeed, many of these covers are awesome. Even the popular review blog … Continue reading

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Exhibit A: AR’s Strange Chemistry

I have maintained such a narrow focus on Angry Robot that I have all but ignored the publisher’s two imprints; YA outfit Strange Chemistry and the crime bosses at Exhibit A Books. I will take a brief overview of both … Continue reading

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Angry Robot’s Tone: Yes, Indeed They ARE Fans

As I have mentioned in my last few posts, “we are fans” is a sentence from AR’s mission statement that informs most of their actions as publishers. It drives their DRM policy, it dictates how they approach social media, and … Continue reading

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How Angry Robot Deploys Social Media

A small, horizontal column on AR’s main site, labeled “Social Robotics,” contains links to AR’s three main social media platforms; Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. In this post, I will briefly discuss how AR utilizes these platforms and how it reflects … Continue reading

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How the Robot Army Won AR’s War

“Join the Robot Army! See the Angry Robot World!” This blast from the past opens up AR’s promotion page for their Robot Army (RA) program, a system that gives genre bloggers a chance to obtain advanced reader copies of upcoming … Continue reading

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