We’re delighted to present an extract from Gateway of the Saviours, the second Gollancz book from AJ Dalton, which was released yesterday. This is the opening half of chapter two, and we join our young hero, Jillan, as he works to rebuild his town and his life following the dramatic climax to book one, Empire of the Saviours, now available in paperback.
In his dreams Jillan was always happy. Or at least he always started out as … More
This week marks the paperback publication of EMPIRE OF THE SAVIOURS, by A J Dalton. The first part in a fantasy trilogy of epic proportions, EMPIRE introduces us to young Jillan, the brutal world in which he lives, and the Heroes, Saints and Saviours who protect the population. But from what? And can you ever really trust a Hero? Jillan’s adventures continue in GATEWAY OF THE SAVIOURS, … More
You work for years, lose your hair and finally finish your magnus opus. You run off copies and feverishly stuff them into envelopes destined for a range of agents and publishers. Then you wait. And you wait… And nothing. You never hear back. It’s then you begin to realize that writing’s the easy bit. Selling it is the tough bit.
The problem is author-types often only have soft creative skills. They sometimes lack the hard business skills required to get that … More