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ALL THINGS END a Guest Post by Edward Cox

Gollancz Author: - August 19th, 2016
Edward Cox

We are thrilled to welcome the wonderful Edward Cox back to the Gollancz Blog as we celebration the publication of the final book in the Relic Guild Trilogy, The Watcher of Dead Time. Edward Cox discusses writing a fantasy trilogy, cliffhangers, being a debut novelst and ending a trilogy.  

Over the last couple of years, The Relic Guild Trilogy had been described in varying ways – mostly positive, I’m pleased to say. Gaslight fantasy, was one description. Fantasy with … More

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An Update from Scott Lynch

Gollancz Author: - August 18th, 2016
Scott Lynch, Uncategorized

Hello, everyone–

As you’ve probably noticed, retailers have been doing funny things with pre-orders of THE THORN OF EMBERLAIN, and the reason for that is because, despite all our hopes and the heroic patience of my publishers, we’re not going to make the expected September release date.

I am incredibly sorry about this, and I want it to be understood that there’s nobody to blame but me. In addition to the expected obstacles, I severely complicated my life this year by moving. … More

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Happy Publication Day 18th August 2016!

Gollancz Author: - August 18th, 2016
Book Birthday

It’s publication day and we’ve got books at every stage of novel life. We’ve got a first book, a last book and middle book as well as one carrying lots of little books; we’ve got fantasy, urban fantasy and science fiction; we’ve got a book for all seasons so pick one (or more) and dive in!

Obelisk by Stephen Baxter returns to the world of Proxima and Ultima with this stunning collection of short stories.

A remarkable collection of short stories … More

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Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book Competition!

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

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

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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