William King also known as "Bill King" is the writer of a number of successful science-fiction and fantasy books, most notably in Games Workshop's Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 series, all published by GW's fiction arm, The Black Library. His most memorable characters, Gotrek and Felix, have appeared in a series of novels, beginning with Trollslayer, a collection of previously published and new short stories. His next-most-famous character is Ragnar Blackmane, a Space Marine from the Warhammer 40,000 game setting universe. In 2010 he signed a three-book deal with Black Library that will focus on elven brothers Tyrion and Teclis.
Prior to moving to the Czech Republic, King spent a number of years as a designer for Games Workshop, contributing to their game universes. He has also written a tetralogy of books featuring the Death's Angels which are currently available in the Czech Republic, Spain and Germany. He married his long-time girlfriend Radka on September 24, 2005 and currently lives in Prague with his family.