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Who Killed Woodbine Scab? A Short Story by Gavin G. Smith

Gollancz Team: - January 25th, 2016
Author Post, Fiction, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Short Story

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We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin returns to the blog with the exclusive short story: Who Killed Woodbine Scab?

 

You know how deeply unsatisfying those stories that end with ‘it was all a dream’ are? Well let me say right off the bat that this was all a hallucination. The only bit that I’m reasonably sure was real was the raid on the lab.

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THE TROUBLE WITH HIRING SKIPS a Short Story by Edward Cox

Gollancz Team: - October 29th, 2015
Edward Cox, Short Stories, Short Story

We’ve got a special treat for you this afternoon. Just in time for Halloween we’ve got a for a dark and creepy exclusive short story from Edward Cox. Make sure you read this story with all the lights on.

 

The Trouble with Hiring Skips

Norman knew that hiring skips was a risky business. It was said that once the lease forms were signed, and a container was placed outside one’s home, a curious and ancient lore of nature was invoked. … 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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Rich People a short story by Gavin G. Smith

Gollancz Team: - April 24th, 2015
Author Post, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Short Story

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin returns to the blog with the thrilling Rich People, a  companion short story to Poor People Parts I and II.  

It’s been a good long time since I wrote Rich People so I’m struggling to remember what it was all about.  It was the second ever fictional outing for the unpleasant Woodbine Scab, ex-serial killer, cult leader, and Elite, turned … More

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Short Story: The Skin Mechanic by Edward Cox

Gollancz Team: - April 2nd, 2015
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We are delighted to welcome Edward Cox back to the Gollancz Blog. Today for your Friday reading/Bank Holiday reading we’ve got a brilliant short story to share with you. We’re not going to say too much, we’ll let Ed tell you more about The Skin Mechanic.

Sunshine isn’t the only thing inside me. As readers of The Relic Guild will know, there’s a touch of horror, too. It’s a grim and grisly desire to weave into stories … More

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