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We’re delighted to announce a new addition to the Orbit team in the UK. Darren Turpin joins us on 7 April, in the role of Marketing Executive. Also known to some in genre circles as Ariel, Darren has been involved with science fiction and fantasy for many years. During his time as a bookseller, he was co-editor of The Waterstone’s Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, and he created the very-near-legendary genre website The Alien Online. Most recently, he has worked as a freelance web developer, and built websites for many of our authors, including Philip Palmer and Brian Ruckley. We’re enormously excited that he’ll be working on websites and online campaigns for our authors.

Darren, welcome!

  1. Frank

    March 25, 2008
    at 6:26 pm

    Good choice, Orbit HR department! Have a good start, Darren and cheers from Cologne, Frank

  2. Chris (The Book Swede)

    March 25, 2008
    at 7:04 pm

    Wow, this is very cool; I often lurk on Ariel’s site :) Congratulations, indeed, Darren!

  3. Sayuri

    March 25, 2008
    at 10:55 pm

    Congrats Darren!

  4. John

    March 26, 2008
    at 5:51 am

    Good choice, Orbit. Congratulations, Ariel!

  5. Darren T

    March 26, 2008
    at 4:26 pm

    Well, thank you very much everyone for those very kind words. I’m looking forward to starting work for Orbit immensely, can’t wait to get stuck in!

  6. Darren Nash

    March 31, 2008
    at 11:12 am

    You will, of course, have to change your name, too. I’m sure you understand.

    Welcome aboard!

    The Real Darren ;-)

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