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She Blinded Me With Science Fiction #4: Stephanie Saulter interviewed by Tricia Sullivan

We are thrilled to welcome Tricia Sullivan back to the Gollancz Blog for the final part in her series of  interviews featuring some incredible science fiction writers. Tricia’s stunning new book, Occupy Me, is out now in trade paperback, eBook and audio download.  To celebrate the release of Occupy Me, I interviewed a few of […]

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She Blinded Me With Science Fiction #3: Anne Charnock interviewed by Tricia Sullivan

We are thrilled to welcome Tricia Sullivan back to the Gollancz Blog for the third in her series of  interviews featuring some incredible science fiction writers. Tricia’s stunning new book, Occupy Me, is out now in trade paperback, eBook and audio download.  To celebrate the release of Occupy Me, I interviewed a few of the […]

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She Blinded Me With Science #2: Emma Newman interviewed by Tricia Sullivan

We are thrilled to welcome Tricia Sullivan back to the Gollancz Blog for the second in her series of  interviews featuring some incredible science fiction writers. Tricia’s stunning new book, Occupy Me, is out now in trade paperback, eBook and audio download.  To celebrate the release of Occupy Me, I interviewed a few of the […]

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She Blinded Me With Science Fiction #1: Karen Lord interviewed by Tricia Sullivan

We are thrilled to welcome Tricia Sullivan to the Gollancz Blog for a series of  interviews featuring some incredible science fiction writers. Tricia’s stunning new book, Occupy Me, is out now in trade paperback, eBook and audio download.  To celebrate the release of Occupy Me, I interviewed a few of the UK’s most interesting science […]

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Patricia Highsmith’s best and most memorable quotes

To celebrate the reissuing of Patricia Highsmith’s backlist this year, we’ve pulled together some of her best and most memorable quotes. These painstakingly honest words let us into the mind – if only for a moment – of this astounding author, whose timeless books continue to inspire writers and film makers today.                     […]

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Who Killed Woodbine Scab? A Short Story by Gavin G. Smith

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin returns to the blog with the exclusive short story: Who Killed Woodbine Scab?   You know how deeply unsatisfying those stories that end with ‘it was all a dream’ are? Well let me say right off […]

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STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (A Review by Gavin Deas)

Today we welcome Gavin Deas the author of the stunning Empires: The First Battle back to the blog for a **SPOILER FILLED** review of The Force Awakens. You have been warned.  The two-headed monster that is Gavin Deas has been fighting again. This time, however, they’re not arguing over the colour of lasers, or who’d […]

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Great Feminist Quotes to Inspire You this Christmas

As a little gift from Virago to you this yuletide, we wanted to send you all cards . . . not your traditional Christmas card, we’ll admit, but some of our favourite feminist quotations to keep you inspired. They all feature in I Call Myself a Feminist, the essay collection which we published in November, […]

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NaNoWriMo Tips from Edward Cox

Calling all NaNoWriMo participants! We are very happy to bring you a special guest post from Edward Cox. Nominated for the British Fantasy Society Award for best fantasy and best newcomer, Edward Cox is the author of The Relic Guild trilogy. Today, he returns to the blog for some very important NaNoWriMo writing tips.  It’s November […]

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The Music Behind THE RELIC GUILD A Guest Post By Edward Cox

As part of our Join the Relic Guild week we are delighted to welcome Edward Cox back to the Gollancz Blog for a guest post on the music behind The Relic Guild. Nominated for the British Fantasy Society Award for best fantasy and best newcomer this is one series you don’t want to miss! Music […]

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A Halloween treat from Daphne du Maurier – read ‘The Doll’

This month we published two of Daphne du Maurier‘s best-loved and most spine-tingling short story collections as Virago Modern Classics designer hardbacks. Both The Birds and Don’t Look Now come with covers by award-winning textiles designer Neisha Crosland – find out more about them on the gorgeous Selvedge blog. Du Maurier is the queen of […]

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Blood Music

By Gareth Powell The other night, I watched Lucy, the 2014 film written and directed by Luc Besson. It starred Scarlett Johansson as the titular character: an American student coerced into becoming a drug mule, only to become something much stranger when her body starts absorbing the experimental substance carried in her stomach. In this […]

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Writing Of Books, and Earth, and Courtship

We are thrilled to welcome Aliette de Bodard back to the blog to tell us about the process of writing the prequel to The House of Shattered Wings. Of Books, and Earth, and Courtship is a prequel story set before the beginning of The House of Shattered Wings: actually, it’s set before the beginning of the war between magical […]

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Challenges, the art of baking and the House of Shattered Wings

Just in time for the Great British Bake Off, we are delighted to welcome Aliette de Bodard back to the Gollancz Blog for a brilliant bog post on baking and writing. Ever wonder what baking bread has to do with writing? Find out below.  If you follow me at all on twitter or on social […]

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A Very True Tale: A Guest Post by Edward Cox

We are very pleased to welcome Edward Cox, author of The Relic Guild, back to the Gollancz Blog. We are especially pleased that Edward Cox is going to share the story of how The Relic Guild came to be published. This post originally ran on Edward’s Tumblr. A question I’m frequently asked is: How did […]

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