William King is an author of several books and short stories set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.
William King was born in Stranraer, Scotland, in 1959. His short stories have appeared in many science-fiction magazines; in 1989 he became a writer for Games Workshop, penning fiction for their rulebooks, White Dwarf magazine and anthologies under the credited name Bill King. During this time he produced a myriad number of short pieces of fiction for use as background material that would appear in almost every game, book and White Dwarf issue released. He later became one of the first writers in the Black Library stable.
He has traveled throughout Europe and Asia, but he currently lives in Prague.
Warhammer 40,000 works
- Battle for Armageddon (Game) (background stories)
- Farseer (Novel)
- Space Wolf (Novel Series)
- The Macharian Crusade (Novel Series)
- Deathwing (Short Story) (with Bryan Ansell) - published in Deathwing (Anthology)
- Devil's Marauders (Short Story) - published in Deathwing (Anthology)
- In the Belly of the Beast (Short Story) - published in Into the Maelstrom (Anthology), re-published in Let the Galaxy Burn (Anthology)
- The Wrath of Khârn (Short Story) - published in Dark Imperium (Anthology), re-published in Let the Galaxy Burn (Anthology) and There Is Only War (Anthology)
King is also the author of several books in Games Workshop's Warhammer Fantasy universe, including the first seven volumes of the long-running Gotrek & Felix series, and the recently released trilogy featuring High Elves Tyrion and Teclis.