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Writing Of Books, and Earth, and Courtship

Gollancz Team: - September 29th, 2015
Author Post, Fantasy

Of Books, and Earth, and Courtship

We are thrilled to welcome Aliette de Bodard back to the blog to tell us about the process of writing the prequel to The House of Shattered Wings.

Of Books, and Earth, and Courtship is a prequel story set before the beginning of The House of Shattered Wings: actually, it’s set before the beginning of the war between magical factions that devastated the city and led to the ruined and wrecked streets you can see in the novel.

 I wasn’t planning … More

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Mistborn Mondays: The Hero of Ages

Gollancz Team: - September 28th, 2015
Brandon Sanderson, Fantasy

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Welcome back to another instalment of #MistbornMondays!

We’re coming to the last week of this 10 week readathon (phew!) and only have a few days left to finish the final book in the first part of the Mistborn series, The Hero of Ages.

After reading (or rather devouring) the first two books at a rapid pace, I’m fully immersed in Brandon Sanderson’s wonderfully rich and detailed world and the characters are so familiar to me.

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Challenges, the art of baking and the House of Shattered Wings

Gollancz Team: - September 23rd, 2015
Author Post, Fantasy

House of Shattered Wings

Just in time for the Great British Bake Off, we are delighted to welcome Aliette de Bodard back to the Gollancz Blog for a brilliant bog post on baking and writing. Ever wonder what baking bread has to do with writing? Find out below. 

If you follow me at all on twitter or on social media, it will probably take you all of two minutes to realise I’m obsessed with cooking. It’s the rather important hobby I am, and I’ll … More

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Listen to Champion of Dead Time

Gollancz Team: - September 16th, 2015
Edward Cox, Fantasy, Short Story

We have some incredibly exciting news for you. In need of an engrossing new audio short story? We’ve got the brilliant standalone short story Champion of Dead Time, set in between The Relic Guild and The Cathedral of Known Things available to download now for free.

In the heart of the Retrospective, a demon is awakened from never-ending war with a terrible new purpose….

We caught up with Edward Cox who said: “Champion of … More

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Cover Reveal: The Emperor’s Soul

Gollancz Team: - September 8th, 2015
Brandon Sanderson, Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Fantasy

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We are delighted to be able to share with you the cover for Brandon Sanderson’s The Emperor’s Soul. This stunning collector’s hardback is a must-have for all Brandon Sanderson fans. Never heard of The Emperor’s Soul? Trust us, this is a must-read.

Discover the tale of a heretic thief who is the only hope for the survival of an empire.

Shai is a Forger, a foreigner who can flawlessly copy and re-create any item by rewriting its history … More

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