Happy Publication Day 10th August!

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It’s publication day! And it’s a paperback publication day, so that means you gotta grab them all! We’ve got bloody, visceral knightly combat, a heart-warming near-future sf novel, a new masterwork of alien gods and new worlds, a poetic speculative masterpiece from one of the genre greats and a fascinating and exciting cyberpunk-esque exploration of space and the digital afterlife! Go on, dig in, you know you want to! Crosstalk by Connie Willis Crosstalk is a smart, brilliant and endearing romantic comedy comparable to Sliding Doors Briddey is about to get exactly what she thinks she wants . . .…

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Advice for Writers from Writers – Part One

A publishing list would be nothing without its authors, and we’re always astounded by how welcoming, helpful and downright nice ours are. So as part of #gollanczfest we asked them to provide us with some suggestions and advice for aspiring authors. We have four posts for you today from authors such as Joanne Harris, Aliette de Bodard, Elizabeth Bear, Tom Lloyd and many more, so keep checking back! But to kick us off, here’s Miles Cameron, Mike Carey, Gavin Smith and Connie Willis!   Miles Cameron: ‘There is no substitute for experience. If a character needs to have a skill,…

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Cover Reveal: Crosstalk

We are thrilled to be able to share with you the cover for Connie Willis’ stunning new book, Crosstalk. Connie Willis has won, among other accolades, ten Hugo Awards and six Nebula Awards for her writing, and was recently named an SFWA Grand Master. Crosstalk is Connie Willis’ stunning new romantic novel about making connections, privacy and family in the social media age. Briddey is about to get exactly what she thinks she wants . . . Briddey is a high-powered exec in the mobile phone industry, overseeing new products from concept (‘anything to beat the new apple phone’) to…

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Christmas Reads for Classic SF and Fantasy Fans

Looking for the perfect present for fans of Classic SF? Look no further! We’ve got 10 books guaranteed to make their Christmas. Get ready to gift some great reads.     Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick’s classic SF novel, which was adapted as the film BLADE RUNNER is a must have for any fan of Classic SF. World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Through its ruins, bounty hunter Rick Deckard stalked, in search of the renegade replicants who were his prey. When he wasn’t ‘retiring’ them with his laser weapon,…

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Gollancz & SF Gateway Hugo eBook Promotion: the ’80s & ’90s

Alas, the 1980s were a rather dry period for Gollancz Hugo Award winners, with only one for Arthur C. Clarke in 1980. Luckily, the world was put to rights in the following decade, with Gollancz claiming nearly half of the awards for Best Novel in the 1990s. All eBook editions of our winners are currently available for £2.99 but grab them whilst you still can – the price won’t stay that low for much longer! 1980 The Fountains of Paradise, Arthur C. Clarke (SF Masterworks paperback | SF Gateway eBook) The Fountains of Paradise, which also won a Nebula Award, is set in the 22nd…

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