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Den Patrick and Jen Williams in conversation

Gollancz Author: - March 11th, 2014
Den Patrick, Digital Deals, ebooks, Events, Extract, Fantasy

Last night we joined debut fantasy authors Den Patrick (The Boy with the Porcelain Blade) and Jen Williams (The Copper Promise) as they answered questions from Jared Shurin of Pornokitsch at a packed event at Blackwell’s Charing Cross Rd.

Jared Shurin kicked off proceedings by promising the first-time writers a ground-breaking, original opening question… one that they’ve surely never been asked before: “What inspired you to write your first novel?” he asked with a smile.

Following encouraging titters … More

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Friday Reads: a special guest review of The Boy With The Porcelain Blade

Gollancz Author: - March 7th, 2014
Den Patrick, Digital Deals, ebooks, Extract, Fantasy

A lovely thing about working in the genre (perhaps the most lovely) is how supportive publishers and authors are of each other. There really is a sense of community, a shared love of great books whoever has published them or written them. If there is rivalry it’s nearly always very friendly and most often there is support. So just as Den Patrick looks around at the other authors in the genre and sees kindred spirits so do they. So … More

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Gollancz Announces £1.99 eBook promotion for all 2014 debuts

Gollancz Author: - March 7th, 2014
Anna Caltabiano, Digital Deals, ebooks, News

One of the great joys of publishing is the discovery of a new writer. For the editor reading the submission, the growing feeling of excitement is like a happy virus that first infects the commissioning editor and then – in true evolutionary fashion – demands to be spread to others. Editorial colleagues, senior management, Sales, Marketing and Publicity all need to be won over, so that the entire company shares the excitement of the commissioning editor.

Only after all of those … More

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Announcing an Exciting Give Away and the Words of Radiance Blog Tour!

Gollancz Author: - March 6th, 2014
Brandon Sanderson, Events, Fantasy, News

Happy Publication Day to Brandon Sanderson’s Words of Radiance. We know many of you have been waiting anxiously for the latest installment of the Stormlight Archive. If, like us, you can’t help up share book love, we’ve got an exciting give away for you!

We’re celebrating today by giving you a chance to get your hands on an exclusive collectors card.  To enter tweet us @Gollancz with a photo of you and your copy ofMore

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Read the first seven chapters of Words of Radiance with our weekly Way of Kings Read Along!

Gollancz Author: - March 5th, 2014
Brandon Sanderson, Extract, Fantasy, Guest Post, Read Along

With just one more sleep until the publication of Words of Radiance we’ve got a special treat for this week’s read along! We’re sharing an audio extract and the first seven chapters of Words of Radiance. Not bad for a Wednesday!

Listen to the prologue of Words Of Radiance.
Return to the Stormlight Archive with the first seven chapters of Words of Radiance 

Words of Radiance is out where all good books are sold tomorrow.

Now … More

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