Ed McDonald on The Writing Process

  We are thrilled to welcome Ed McDonald, author of Blackwing to the Gollancz Blog. Ed McDonald’s debut novel, Blackwing is the gritty tale of Galharrow and his Blackwings. When a raven tattoo rips itself from his arm to deliver a desperate message, Galharrow and a mysterious noblewoman must investigate a long dead sorcerer’s legacy . . .  So begins one of the most exciting fantasy novels you’ll read this year. You can read the opening chapter here. Join Ed as he discusses writing, his writing process, world building, spreadsheets and shares advice for how to get started.   The…

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Announcing a stunning new epic fantasy series from Gollancz

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Ember Blade, and two further titles in an epic fantasy trilogy, by award-winning author Chris Wooding. A land under occupation. A legendary sword. A young man’s journey to find his destiny. Aren has lived by the rules all his life. He’s never questioned it; that’s just the way things are. But then his father is executed for treason, and he and his best friend Cade are thrown into a prison mine, doomed to work until they drop. Unless they can somehow break free . . . But what lies beyond the…

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Happy Publication Day to Firebrand!

We’ve got a publication day surprise for you . . . The return of the Green Rider! Firebrand by Kristen Britain The much-anticipated sixth instalment in the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Green Rider series gallops out into the world today! Karigan G’ladheon’s adventure continues in the much-anticipated sixth installment in the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series. Green Rider Karigan G’ladheon, not yet recovered in heart or mind from her unexpected trip through time, is assigned a new mission. She must seek out the legendary creatures called p’ehdrosian to renew an alliance of old in the face of dire threats from…

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Cover Reveal: Firebrand

We are delighted to reveal the stunning cover for Firebrand, the much-anticipated sixth instalment in Kristen Britain’s New York Time’s bestselling Green Rider series. As for the rest of the series, the beautiful cover artwork was drawn by the incredibly talented April Schumacher. Green Rider Karigan G’ladheon, not yet recovered in heart or mind from her unexpected trip through time, is assigned a new mission. She must seek out the legendary creatures called p’ehdrosian to renew an alliance of old in the face of dire threats from enemies who seek to destroy Sacoridia using dark magic. Each step on her…

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Listen to The Gospel of Loki

This week to celebrate the paperback publication of The Gospel of Loki, we wanted the share an excerpt from the brilliant audio book. The Gospel of Loki is the epic story of the rise and fall of the Norse gods – retold from the point of view of the world’s ultimate trickster, Loki. In this specially selected extract, Allan Corduner narrates the first meeting between the titular trickster, and the father of the Gods…   The Gospel of Loki is out now in audio download and eBook and will be available tomorrow in paperback. 

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