One of the great joys of publishing is the discovery of a new writer. For the editor reading the submission, the growing feeling of excitement is like a happy virus that first infects the commissioning editor and then – in true evolutionary fashion – demands to be spread to others. Editorial colleagues, senior management, Sales, Marketing and Publicity all need to be won over, so that the entire company shares the excitement of the commissioning editor.
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Happy Publication Day to Brandon Sanderson’s Words of Radiance. We know many of you have been waiting anxiously for the latest installment of the Stormlight Archive. If, like us, you can’t help up share book love, we’ve got an exciting give away for you!
We’re celebrating today by giving you a chance to get your hands on an exclusive collectors card. To enter tweet us @Gollancz with a photo of you and your copy ofMore
This month we’ve reduced the price of the eBook of THE ADAMANTINE PALACE, the first book in Stephen Deas’s amazing dragon series. Only £1.99 for a limited time, don’t miss out on your chance to try out one of the most gripping and celebrated fantasy series of the last few years. Joe Abercrombie described it as “A fast, sharp, ruthless read.” Sci-fi Now said “A blisteringly well-written tale … an inspiring debut.”
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In the midst … More
Apparently Ragnarok is scheduled to happen on Saturday. Yep, we’re not making this up. According to experts at Jorvik Viking Centre, Ragnarok is due to happen this weekend. On the off chance that the world does end tomorrow we’ve got some rather helpful lessons from the Trickster God himself.
1. Never trust a relative
2. Never trust a friend
3.Never trust a lover
4. Never trust an artist
Basically, never trust anyone.
For more Viking Apocalypse survival tips you can read the two chapters … More
If you’re on Twitter as much as Gollancz tends to be, you’ve probably noticed all of the excitement there’s been about HBO’s new series TRUE DETECTIVE. Starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, it’s being hailed as ‘the best detective show since the Wire’ and there’s no doubt that it’s making a huge splash over in America (and wherever else people *ahem* watch things they shouldn’t. So the internet, basically). It comes to ‘nobody I know has … More