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Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book Competition!

Gollancz Author: - August 18th, 2016
Competition, Terry Pratchett

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Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book, published today, is a joyous celebration of everyone’s favourite flat earth. Full of black-and-white line drawings adapted by Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice, Paul Kidby, from his own fan-favourite paintings, this volume is perfect for those wanting to add their own shade of Octarine to the Discworld’s much-loved characters.

To celebrate publication, we’re offering one lucky reader the chance to win a page from the book, hand-coloured by Paul Kidby himself!

We’ve made … More

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I’ve written this kind of ‘future fantasy’ book: A Guest Post by James Barclay

Gollancz Author: - August 17th, 2016
Author Post, James Barclay

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We are thrilled to welcome the brilliant James Barclay to the Gollancz Blog. James Barclay discusses writing future fantasy, dragons, The Hobbit, leaving your comfort zone and much more.

‘No you haven’t,’ said Peter Hamilton the moment I told him about it. ‘It’s science fiction.’

Imagine my horror. Me, a fantasy writer being outed as the author of a…a science fiction book. All right, I jest. I love science fiction. Brian Aldiss was the next author my brother gave me … More

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Cover Reveal: The White City

Gollancz Author: - August 16th, 2016
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Fantasy

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Welcome to Down Station. Next stop, the White City. Please stand clear of any open doorways – they might lead you to a land of possibilities, of monsters, and of secrets you hoped would never be revealed. . .

THE WHITE CITY is Simon Morden’s follow-up to the sublime DOWN STATION, and we’ve once again worked with the absolutely incredible design gurus over at Blacksheep for the cover. And once again we’ve been stunned by their gorgeous design, which so … More

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GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S WILD CARDS IS GOING TO BE A TV SERIES!

Gollancz Author: - August 12th, 2016
George R.R. Martin, News

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You might have heard a little announcement made by a certain behemoth of fantasy this week. If you haven’t, then please forgive our use of capitals for a moment while we shout about it:

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S WILD CARDS IS GOING TO BE A TV SERIES!

Phew, OK, now we’ve caught our breath from dancing around the office imagining who will be playing our favourite characters, we should probably talk about the Wild Cards books, just in case you haven’t already … More

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Happy Publication Day 11th August 2016!

Gollancz Author: - August 11th, 2016
Book Birthday

Pub Day - 11 August - Paperbacks

Arise! Arise! Spines shall be shaken, covers shall be splintered! A word day . . . a red day . . . A PAPERBACK DAY!

Although we’re not publishing that particular classic today, we are publishing two SF Masterworks, a hard science fiction masterpiece, an incredibly imaginative fantasy as well as something we’ve only ever published once before: a flip book!

 

Xeelee: Endurance by Stephen Baxter continues the epic Xeelee Sequence that began way back in 1991 with Raft. Chronicling humanity’s … More

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