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A new model of the hero – Steph Swainston talks Fair Rebel and the Castle books

Gollancz Team: - December 5th, 2016
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We are thrilled to welcome Steph Swainston back to the Gollancz blog for a special guest post on heroes, Fair Rebel and the Castle series.

These days, heroism isn’t hard to find. The cinemas abound with superheroes; a boy wizard is recognised around the globe, even the Jedi have returned again. These can be fun, exciting, uplifting. But the same thing links them all; their talent is intrinsic. They are born, products of hallowed bloodlines, or created by mysterious outside forces. … More

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Exclusive Interview with Nalini Singh

Gollancz Team: - November 16th, 2016
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To celebrate the publication of the latest in Nalini Singh’s incredible Guild Hunter series, ARCHANGEL’S HEART, we chatted to Nalini about her book recommendations, writing and dragons (natch).  

Who is your favourite author? I can’t pick just one! Instead I’ll give you the two authors I’ve been reading and loving the longest. Whether it’s new books or, in one case, rereads, I get just as much enjoyment from their books every time: Anne McCaffrey and JD Robb.

What book … More

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Exclusive Interview with Peter Higgins

Gollancz Team: - October 12th, 2016
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Peter Higgins

We are delighted to welcome Peter Higgins back to the Gollancz Blog for a special interview. Peter Higgins is the author of the forthcoming Wolfhound Empire. Find out what books Peter has been reading recently, his favourite author, his writing rituals, most recommended book and much more!

Who is your favourite author? David Bowie. Jack Kirby. Robert Holdstock. Hidetaka Miyazaki. Susan Cooper. Joan Aiken. Graham Sutherland. Peter Redgrove. Ted Hughes. T S Eliot. Dylan Thomas. Angela Carter. Joyce Carol Oates. … More

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‘How do I give these characters the ending they deserve?’ A Guest Post by Den Patrick

Gollancz Team: - October 11th, 2016
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We are delighted to welcome Den Patrick back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post on his stunning fantasy trilogy The Erebus Sequence. 

This is the end, my only friend, the end

Of our elaborate plans, the end

Of everything that stands, the end

– End of the Night by the Doors

The paperback of The Girl on the Liar’s Throne is released this Thursday, 13th October, bringing an end to The Erebus Sequence. Endings … More

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Scott Lynch in conversation at FantasyCon 2016 (Scarborough, UK)

Gollancz Team: - September 30th, 2016
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For those of you who weren’t able to make it to FantasyCon last weekend we are thrilled to be able to share with you a summary of the brilliant in conversation between between Marcus Gipps (editor at Gollancz) and guest-of-honor Scott Lynch on 24 Sept 2016. The summary was put together by A J Dalton (Gollancz author), audience member.

 

Marcus Gipps [MG]: So, Scott, when did you start writing? And why fantasy?

Scott Lynch [SL]: It was basically laziness. I wasn’t … More

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