Gideon Defoe on Elite Dangerous and the illustrious history of video game tie-in novels
We are delighted to share with you a a special post from Gideon Defoe on his brand new book Elite Dangerous: Docking is Difficult. There comes a point in any writer’s career when, if we […]Read More
In Dark Service: Chapter Two
Happy Publication Day to In Dark Service! The incredible In Dark Service by Stephen Hunt is our book of the month and this month’s Gollancz Geeks title. You can download your e-book copy of In Dark […]Read More
Happy Publication Day to ELITE: DANGEROUS!
Today sees the release in e-format of three books I’m very excited about – Gollancz’s three official tie-ins to forthcoming blockbuster computer game ELITE: DANGEROUS. But wait! If you’re the sort of person who would […]Read More
Exclusive interview with Gavin Deas author(s) of Elite: Wanted
So Elite: Wanted by Gavin Deas is out on the 15th of May. Gavin Deas is the cunning pseudonym of fantasy author Stephen Deas (The Adamantine Palace, The Black Mausoleum, Dragon Queen et. al.) and […]Read More
Friday Reads: So Many Books!
Here’s what we’ll be reading over the weekend.
Let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by tweeting us @gollancz
Gillian: Secret Alastair Reynolds novel on her Kindle
The Boy with the Corrected Files.
We were thrilled and proud to publish Den Patrick’s debut novel earlier this year; The Boy With the Porcelain Blade. The book quickly picked up enthusiastic reviews from magazines, fellow authors, bloggers and fans alike. […]Read More
The Boy With the Porcelain Blade: Chapter 4
It’s the final week of our serialization of our book of the month, The Boy With the Porcelain Blade, a most excellent debut from Den Patrick. It’s already been getting rave reviews online, not to […]Read More
A Guest Post from Tom Abba on The King in Yellow
Gollancz is delighted to welcome guest blogger, Tom Abba to the blog. Tom Abba is a specialist in narrative theory and practice, working within interactive media, and across film and television. Today, Tom shares some insight into The King in Yellow, HBO’s True Detective, digital books and beyond. You can find out more about Tom on his website.
Okay, so here’s the thing. The King in Yellow is either the thematic backbone of HBO’s True Detective,or it’s an incidental device being utilised by the hipster crowd to draw in the weird fiction mob and convince them that this series is worth sticking with. Time will tell which of these is true, but in the words of a noted writer of my acquaintance (hi Nick), rest assured, there is a Dog. It might not be the dog you expected, but it is there and it is barking.Read More
The Boy With the Porcelain Blade: Chapter 3 and early reviews
Our book of the month for March is the brilliant debut The Boy With the Porcelain Blade from Den Patrick, which is out this Thursday (20th). The blogosphere is already beginning to light up with buzz […]Read More
Kit Berry on Stonewylde – only £1.49 this month
We have a guest post from Kit Berry, author of the Stonewylde series, today: I sold the Stonewylde series to Gollancz back in 2010, despite misgivings. The world I’d created wasn’t your run-of-the-mill fantasy; no […]Read More
Den Patrick and Jen Williams in conversation
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 […]Read More
Friday Reads: a special guest review of The Boy With The Porcelain Blade
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 […]Read More