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May the 4th be with you . . .

Gollancz Author: - May 4th, 2014
News, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts

It’s that time of year again! International Star Wars Day!

To celebrate we’ve rounded up a collection of our favourite Star Wars gifs and images from across the Dagobah Galaxy . . .

 

1. Carrie Fisher discovers that Jar-Jar Binks will be in the new films.

2.  ‘I’ll show that “Star Wars Kid” how it’s done.’

3. It turned out the ‘Max Headroom’ sign wasn’t another film’s guerrilla marketing effort, after all . . .

 

4. Obi-wan Kenobi is the king of the Dagobah Galaxy 

5. Samuel … More

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Friday Reads- Bank Holiday Edition!

Gollancz Author: - May 2nd, 2014
Ben Aaronovitch, Fantasy, Fiction, Friday Reads, George R.R. Martin, Mary Gentle, Masterworks

We’re getting ready for the Bank Holiday Weekend here at Gollancz Towers and no Bank Holiday would be complete without some fantastic reads. Here’s what Team Gollancz will be reading over the long weekend! 

Charlie: Good Omens

Darren: The City of Silk and Steel

Marcus: Tuf Voyaging

Harriet and Marissa: Rivers of London

Jen: Far From You

Emily: Truth … More

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DestinyQuest 3 – are you ready for the challenge?

Gollancz Author: - May 1st, 2014
Author Post, Michael J. Ward

The Eye of Winter’s Fury is the third entry in the best-selling DestinyQuest gamebook series. We asked the series creator, Michael J. Ward, for some top tips to help readers prepare for this exciting new instalment in the epic fantasy saga. Over to you Mike…

‘FOOLISH MORTALS! Yes, it is I – the gamesmaster of doom – and your worthless lives have finally come to an end!’

Pauses. Listens to crackly Gollancz voice on the other end of phone.

‘What, I … More

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Gollancz: the Nebula Award Winners

Gollancz Author: - April 30th, 2014
Awards, Connie Willis, Gene Wolfe, Robert Silverberg

We’ve looked at the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for best novel and now, with the Nebula Weekend fast approaching (May 15-18), we thought we’d look at the best novel prize awarded each year by The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).

As with the previous two awards, our showing in the Nebulas is very good. Approximately 50% of the winners were published by Gollancz and/or … More

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Meet the characters of Midnight Crossroad: Fiji

Gollancz Author: - April 29th, 2014
Charlaine Harris, Dark Fantasy, Extract

Welcome back to Midnight!

As we continue our countdown to publication we’ve got to very special things to share with you.

First, we’ve got some insight into our next Midnight local, Fiji. Fjij runs the local new-age shop. Loveable Fiji runs the new age magic store and is just a bit hopeless. Her hair is impossible to tame, her clothes never seem to quite create the outfit she meant to wear and her love life is so quiet you can hear … More

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