For the past year, Fantastic Books Publishing has been working with nineteen authors to create five pieces of Official Elite: Dangerous fiction, written under the same licence as the Gollancz books Elite: Docking is Difficult by Gideon Defoe, Elite: Nemorensis by Simon Spurrier and Elite: Wanted by Gavin Deas.
On hearing the harrowing statistic that only 1-7% of all new releases ever get published in a format that the blind and partially sighted community can … More
The Gollancz blog is delighted to welcome Zafir and Elric who have stoppd by for a special guest interview.
The World Cup is upon us, and in our fantasy world of anything-can-happen we’d like to preview two of the teams tipped to reach this year’s final. Our pre-match analysis special is brought to you by fantasy football legend Elric Cantona. With both teams fielding dragons, our other guest is the dragon-queen Zafir from the Memory of Flames Eleven, a … More
We’re delighted to reveal an exciting new cover look for one of the most assured and exciting books to hit fantasy in the last couple of years – Moon’s Artifice, by Tom Lloyd.
Moon’s Artifice is a bit of a departure for Tom as, although it’s his 7th book, it’s the first in almost ten years not to be part of the TWILIGHT REIGN series. As the many fans of Stormcaller and its … More
Last year Gollancz published three short, brutal novels featuring Gallow, a fighter from a not-un-viking-like culture with a strong sense of justice and a big axe. Having decided to remain behind in the land he and his comrades invaded and ravaged, as the first book (GALLOW: THE CRIMSON SHIELD) begins he’s just about managed to carve out a life of peace for himself, despite the distrust and suspicion of his new village. But then he learns that his … More
We are delighted to share with you a a special post from Gideon Defoe on his brand new book Elite Dangerous: Docking is Difficult.
There comes a point in any writer’s career when, if we want to be taken seriously as an Important Author, we must tackle the trickiest form of our craft, the Blue Riband event of letters: the officially licensed video game tie-in novelization. The French call this genre ‘le petit mort’, which translates … More