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Archive for January, 2012

Pierre Pevel 60 Second Interview

Gollancz Team: - January 31st, 2012
Fantasy, Interview, Pierre Pevel

Arcana

In celebration of the David Gemmell Award long-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-sixty-seconds with as many long-listed authors as we can get our hands on. Today we’re fencing with Pierre Pevel, the bestselling and award winning French author of the acclaimed Cardinal’s Blades trilogy which began with The Cardinal’s Blades (for which he won the David Gemmell Morningstar Award for Best Debut!), followed by The Alchemist in the ShadowsMore

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Sarah Silverwood 60 Second Interview

Gollancz Team: - January 30th, 2012
Fantasy, Interview, Sarah Silverwood, Young Adult

Traitor

In celebration of the David Gemmell Award long-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-sixty-seconds with as many long-listed authors as we can get our hands on. Today we’re chatting with Sarah Silverwood, author of the acclaimed fantasy series The Nowhere Chronicles which began with The Double-Edged Sword, followed by The Traitor’s Gate which is nominated for Best Fantasy Novel 2011 and which will conclude this year, in style, with More

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Elspeth Cooper 60 Second Interview

Gollancz Team: - January 27th, 2012
Elspeth Cooper, Fantasy, Interview

songs

In celebration of the David Gemmell Award long-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-sixty-seconds with as many long-listed authors as we can get our hands on. Today we’ve caught up with Elspeth Cooper, author of the acclaimed fantasy debut novel Songs of the Earth which is nominated for Best Fantasy Novel 2011 AND Best Debut Novel 2011, and is the first novel in The Wild Hunt series which continues this year with … More

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How I wrote In The Mouth Of The Whale- Paul McAuley

Gollancz Team: - January 26th, 2012
Author Post, Paul McAuley, Science Fiction

in the mouth of the whale

In The Mouth of the Whale, like most of my novels, began with an image. In this case a gigantic cylindrical construct hung in the atmosphere of a gas giant planet, with spidery drones working on some machine attached to its skin, and trains rushing up and down a long spine or tail that dropped away into an ocean of clouds.

This mind’s eye picture had grown out of thinking about how to fit a couple of ideas together. … More

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Stephen Deas 60 Second Interview (2)

Gollancz Team: - January 25th, 2012
Fantasy, Interview, Stephen Deas, Young Adult

Warlock

In celebration of the David Gemmell Award long-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-sixty-seconds with as many long-listed authors as we can get our hands on. Today we’re delighted to talk to Stephen Deas, author of two brilliant series, about his Thieftaker novels. The series began with The Thieftaker’s Apprentice, followed by The Warlock’s Shadow which is nominated for Best Fantasy Novel 2011, and the forthcoming The King’s … More

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