Scott Lynch was born in 1978 in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he still lives now. In addition to being a freelance writer for various role playing game companies he has done all the usual jobs writers put in their bios: dishwasher, waiter, web designer, marketing writer, office manager and short-order cook.
It’s day three of the twelve days of Geekmas and the gifts are growing ever more fruitful. We’ll be adding another prize into the bundle every day over the next couple of weeks here on the blog, but you can also win a daily prize over on Twitter by following @Gollancz and doing what Simon Spanton tells you to do. We’ve got a pretty fine addition to our bundle today, as you can see.
On the third day … More
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Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards shortlist, which you can find here.
The Gollancz nominees are as follows:
The Republic of Thieves (Scott Lynch) – Best Fantasy Novel
House Rules (Chloe Neill) – Best Paranormal Fantasy Novel
NOS4R2 (Joe Hill) – Best Horror Novel
Steelheart (Brandon Sanderson) – Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction Novel
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Last night we hosted a magnificent signing at Forbidden Planet London with our bestselling and very cuddly authors Patrick Rothfuss and Scott Lynch. We knew it was going to be big, but we didn’t know how big…
We arrived at around 5.15 to sign some preorders and meet with the staff. It should have been a sign of how many people wanted to come that there was already a queue of forty or so, but we weren’t prepared for what … More
Tags: Forbidden Planet, Patrick Rothfuss, Red Seas Under Red Skies, Scott Lynch, The Gentlemen Bastard Sequence, The Lies of Locke Lamora, The Name of the Wind, The Republic of Thieves, The Wise Man's Fear
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Gollancz are running some exciting events this autumn, so we thought it only fair to share a round-up with you. Lots of chances to meet some of your favourite authors and get one (or many) books signed – don’t miss out!
Brighton, Thursday 31st October
Pat will be signing books and offering an opportunity to ask him a question you’ve been dying to know the answer to at Waterstones Brighton on 31st October, 12:30pm. You can find out more … More
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Now, we’ve tried to keep it pretty quiet, and not make a fuss, but you may have heard a rumour that Scott Lynch has a new book out. We can confirm that this is true – The Republic of Thieves is out now for your enjoyment, and we reckon it’s pretty flippin’ good. But did you also know that Scott is a big Doctor Who fan? So much so, that he is a contributor in More
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