It was 101 years ago today that the one of the greatest – certainly the most famous – of all maritime disasters occurred: the sinking of the RMS Titanic. With a hull containing sixteen separate airtight compartments, causing some to refer to it as ‘unsinkable’, the Titanic struck an iceberg south of Newfoundland and sank, five days into its maiden voyage, resulting in the loss of over 1,500 lives.
The Titanic has fascinated explorers, historians and writers … More
This is it! The last day of Christmas . . . twelfth night, by which we’re all back at work, and the Christmas decorations are coming down. It’s a tough day . . . so let’s recapture a little bit of our Christmas cheer with a recap of the past twelve days!
On the first day of Christmas the Gollancz blog offered you . . . An amazing selection of movies in fifteen minutes! Have a quick look back – they’ll … More
Gollancz Team: Gillian - January 4th, 2012
Dark Fantasy, Editorial Posts, Elspeth Cooper, Fantasy, Horror, Jaine Fenn, Kristin Cashore, News, Rae Carson, Sarah Pinborough, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts, Suzanne McLeod
Yesterday we looked at three great debuts and three familiar faces with new projects in the genre – today we’re celebrating six fantastic genre novels which are all part of brilliant series (if you’ve missed them: where have you been?!) coming to a bookshelf near you!*
Tags: Bitterblue, Christmas, Crown of Embers, Dark Fantasy, Elspeth Cooper, Fantasy, Fire, Fire and Thorns, Graceling, Jaine Fenn, Kristin Cashore, Queen of Nowhere, Rae Carson, Sarah Pinborough, Science Fiction, Songs of the Earth, Spellercrackers.com series, Suzanne McLeod, The Chosen Seed, The Dog Faced Gods trilogy, The Shifting Price of Prey, Trinity Moon
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Gollancz Team: Gillian - January 3rd, 2012
Acquisitions, AJ Dalton, Andrzej Sapkowski, Cover Art, Editorial Posts, Fantasy, M. John Harrison, Michael J. Ward, Miles Cameron, News, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts, Stephen Baxter
It’s the first day back at work in Gollancz towers today, so let’s celebrate with a quick peek into the future at the three amazing debut authors coming up this year – and three new projects from familiar faces, to delight you*.
Gollancz is thrilled to welcome Michael J. Ward to the list, with the first novel in the DestinyQuest® adventures The Legion of Shadow. We’re publishing in May, so make a note in your diaries, because this book … More
Tags: Acquisitions, AJ Dalton, Andrzej Sapkowski, Avatar, Christmas, DestinyQuest, Empire of the Saviours, Empty Space, Fantasy, James Cameron, M. John Harrison, Michael J. Ward, Miles Cameron, Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter, The Black Captain, The Legion of Shadow, The Science of Avatar, The Witcher, Times of Contempt, Traitor Son Cycle
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It’s a moment for New Year’s resolutions. Lose weight, stop smoking, make lunch rather than buy it, buy The Big Issue . . . there are so many to choose from and, of course, we tend to pick resolutions that require us to change a habit.
But what about resolutions to change our working habits? Well here are five suggested New Year resolutions for aspiring writers . . . and five is only the beginning! If you have a better one, … More