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Advice for Writers from Writers – Part One

Gollancz Team: - September 12th, 2016
Author Post, Writing, Writing Tips

A publishing list would be nothing without its authors, and we’re always astounded by how welcoming, helpful and downright nice ours are. So as part of #gollanczfest we asked them to provide us with some suggestions and advice for aspiring authors. We have four posts for you today from authors such as Joanne Harris, Aliette de Bodard, Elizabeth Bear, Tom Lloyd and many more, so keep checking back! But to kick us off, here’s Miles Cameron, Mike Carey, … More

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Update on the Gollancz Direct Submissions

Gollancz Team: - May 19th, 2016
Editorial Posts, Editorial Process, Submissions, Writing, Writing Tips

First, of all, thank you for your patience!

Second, we hope you have just a little more left in you and ask that you bear with us for a little longer.

Gollancz’s direct submissions period was an outstanding success in numbers terms with around 1800 submissions received in the three weeks we were open. However, this success has translated into a rather longer sorting and reading period than we’d initially estimated. Which is why we appreciate your patience!

If you’re wondering how … More

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NaNoWriMo Tips from Edward Cox

Gollancz Team: - November 6th, 2015
Author Post, Edward Cox, Writing, Writing Tips

Calling all NaNoWriMo participants! We are very happy to bring you a special guest post from Edward Cox. Nominated for the British Fantasy Society Award for best fantasy and best newcomer, Edward Cox is the author of The Relic Guild trilogy. Today, he returns to the blog for some very important NaNoWriMo writing tips. 

It’s November again, and that means it’s NaNoWriMo time! Can you write 50,000 words in a month? (Good Lord, I wish I could write that … More

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