DestinyQuest 3 – are you ready for the challenge?
The Eye of Winter’s Fury is the third entry in the best-selling DestinyQuest gamebook series. We asked the series creator, Michael J. Ward, for some top tips to help readers prepare for this exciting new […]Read More
Interactive fiction – we’re with the cool kids now
We’re delighted to welcome Michael J. Ward back to the Gollancz Blog! Today we’ve got a special blog post to celebrate the publication of Destiny Quest: The Eye of Winter’s Fury. Sometimes, a gamebook can […]Read More
Congratulations to our Gemmell Awards Shortlisted authors and cover designers
Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the Gemmell Awards shortlist, which you can find here. There are three very strong shortlists, with 5 books up for each of the Legend (best […]Read More
Ready player one?
As a geek in the eighties (well, let’s face it – every decade really), I lapped up movies, comics and games like no tomorrow. I didn’t get out much, as you can probably tell – […]Read More
DestinyQuest 2: The Heart of Fire Prologue
Tomorrow sees the launch of the second of Michael J. Ward’s DestinyQuest adventures, The Heart of Fire. Below you will find the prologue to the adventure, and be sure to check back tomorrow for your […]Read More
Just say… ‘yes’
This week see the release of the second of Michael J. Ward’s innovative and immersive game books, DestinyQuest 2: the Heart of Fire. We at Gollancz are hugely excited to be publishing this series, which […]Read More
Gollancz signings this weekend, and a competition!
There’s lots of exciting signings going on this weekend, so we thought this would be a good chance to let you know about some of our author’s movements. Ben Aaronovitch has been all around the […]Read More
Discovering Destiny Quest day 5 – Exclusive Cover Reveal of The Heart of Fire
So I hope you’ve enjoyed our Week of Destiny, and that the various bloggers and reviewers have convinced you to try The Legion of Shadow out. It really is a remarkable book. When I was […]Read More
Discovering DestinyQuest (part 4) a Guest Post by Michael J. Ward
My DestinyQuest adventure began last year, when I tentatively self-published the first novel in the series, The Legion of Shadow. I’ll always remember when my books finally arrived from the printers and I held one […]Read More
Discovering DestinyQuest (part 3) a Guest Post by Michael J. Ward
Today’s DestinyQuest super fan is Brian Ronk. He has been an active participant on the DestinyQuest forums (as his avatar, Rithe) helping to both support the book and help out other gamers. He also has […]Read More
Discovering DestinyQuest- A Guest Post by Michael J. Ward
Released last week, Destiny Quest: The Legion of Shadow is the first in a new series of gamebooks. Imagine Fighting Fantasy mixed up with a dose of World of Warcraft, with a strong storyline and […]Read More
The coming of DestinyQuest – a choose-your-own adventure blog
1 You hear that Gollancz are going to publish a new book called DestinyQuest Book 1: The Legion of Shadow in May 2012. Described as Fighting Fantasy meets World of Warcraft, this is a gamebook […]Read More