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Why I Love Indie Bookshops by Dervla McTiernan

Why I Love Indie Bookshops by Dervla McTiernan I grew up loving books, loving stories, though I had access to very few of them. I had three older siblings, and three younger, so when I was very small my books were dog-eared, well-loved (and by loved I mean crayoned) picture books, usually with at least […]

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Read an exclusive extract from Dhonielle Clayton’s THE BELLES

We are thrilled to welcome Dhonielle Clayton to the Gollancz Blog. Today, Dhonielle shares with us the inspiration behind her new novel The Belles as well as an exciting extract. The Belles will be available in shops and online on the 8th February 2018. You can pre-order your copy here. I started The Belles eight […]

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Lara Thompson on winning the first Virago/The Pool New Crime Writer Award

  Lara Thompson talks Vietnamese food, secret writing and how it felt to win the first ‘Virago/The Pool New Crime Writer Award’.   I was in my favourite Vietnamese restaurant, alone, with a spring roll poised between my lips and the plate, when I found out I’d won. Most of the day until that point […]

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IT’S THEIR WORLD NOW a Guest Post by C. Robert Cargill

Or at least, it might be soon . . . We extend a warm, human welcome to C. Robert Cargill, whose book SEA OF RUST is out today. A post-apocalyptic robot Western that is action-packed, adrenaline-fueled science fiction, and far timelier than we realized . . .  I didn’t set out to write a timely […]

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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 […]

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New trends in Fantasy and SciFi: A Guest Post by AJ Dalton

We are delighted to welcome the brilliant AJ Dalton author of the Chronicles of a Cosmic Warlord, back to the Gollancz Blog. Today AJ Dalton tackles the new trends in Fantasy and SciFi. The return of epic fantasy? I’ve received a couple of fan emails asking why there isn’t more ‘epic fantasy’ around at the […]

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Five Great Ocean SciFi Scenes: A Guest Post by Jon Wallace

 We are thrilled to welcome back Jon Wallace to the Gollancz Blog. Jon Wallace shares with us a guest blog post about his new novel Rig. The third installment in the Kenstibec series, Rig, is set largely at sea – specifically the Arctic Ocean. Rig is available now in trade paperback and ebook. To celebrate […]

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Exclusive Interview with Jon Wallace

We are delighted to welcome Jon Wallace back to the Gollancz Blog. We caught up with Jon in an exclusive interview and we’ve asked him a few questions about books, writing, SFF, characters, writing rituals and more.  Who is your favourite author? Hard to select but I’ll choose Jack Womack, because Terraplane is the finest […]

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On Something Coming Through A Guest Post From Paul McAuley

We are delighted to welcome the brilliant Paul McAuley back to the Gollancz Blog with a special guest post on his brand new book Something Coming Through. The first glimmer came in a short story, ‘Dust’, written for an anthology celebrating the classic science-fiction film Forbidden Planet. Like the film, my story was about the […]

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Steelheart is here!

To celebrate the UK publication of Steelheart we asked Brandon Sanderson to write us a special message to his UK fans. Steelheart started as a simple “what if?” I was on the road on book tour, driving a rental car up the East Coast. I was running late to meet my editor in Pittsburgh. My […]

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The Perils of Prequels (A Guest Post by Maggie Furey)

Gollancz is thrilled to be publishing Exodus of the Xandim, the conclusion to Maggie Furey’s prequel to her bestselling ARTEFACTS OF POWER series. Here, Maggie talks about the perils of prequels…   THE PERILS OF PREQUELS PART 1 – THE CHARACTERS Prequels are not for the faint-hearted.  Indeed, they’re a mass of pitfalls and snares […]

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The Joy of Kibitzing*

Gollancz is delighted to be able to bring you a series of guest posts from Mike, Linda and Louise Carey to celebrate the publication of The City of Silk and Steel. Today, we are thrilled to bring you a guest post from Linda Carey. The thing about our family is, no-one ever leaves well alone.  We’ll go […]

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