Exclusive A Quantum Mythology Deleted Scene – Crabber Takes Down General Nix
We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin’s new book A Quantum Mythology is out in bookshops on Thursday and we are thrilled to share with you a deleted scene from it. Gavin G. Smith’s new epic space opera is a wide-ranging exploration of the past, […]Read More
Jupiter Ascending is better than Star Wars
The Gollancz Blog is delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the blog. As you can see from the title of this post, Gavin is about to explain to you why he belives Jupiter Ascending is better than Star Wars. So now that I have your attention… I enjoy baiting Star Wars fans. Part of it […]Read More
Why our alien invasion story is better than all the others
The Gollancz Blog is delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the blog with a special guest post on alien invasion stories. (Optimus Deas, as my co-author Stephen Deas is now insisting on being addressed, begged me not to call it this.) (Warning: there will be exclamation mark abuse. There will, however, be no […]Read More
Exclusive Cover Reveal- EMPIRES: INFILTRATION and EMPIRES: EXTRACTION!
Gollancz are thrilled to reveal the covers for two very different books coming later this year – EMPIRES: INFILTRATION and EMPIRES: EXTRACTION. Written by Gavin Deas (a cunning pseudonym for the writing team of GAVIN Smith and Stephen DEAS), the two books cover the same period of time from two different viewpoints. Two alien races […]Read More
Hannu Rajaniemi Is Not A Real Man And I Can Prove It!
Gollancz welcomes Gavin G. Smith back for a very special guest post in which he attempts to prove his rather spectacular theory about fellow author (and “arch-nemesis”) Hannu Rajaniemi. (Most of this is true.) My Story: So Veteran, my first novel, was published in 2010. There was something of a buzz about it beforehand. I […]Read More
Happy Publication Day to ELITE: DANGEROUS!
Today sees the release in e-format of three books I’m very excited about – Gollancz’s three official tie-ins to forthcoming blockbuster computer game ELITE: DANGEROUS. But wait! If you’re the sort of person who would never read a game-related tie-in, please let me try and convince you why these are worth your time. For a […]Read More
2014: The Continuing Series
In the last of our series of sneak peeks at Gollancz’s 2014 schedule, our focus turns to ongoing series. We’re thrilled as always to have so many authors and series returning, and the books below are all eagerly awaited by their fans. If you haven’t tried any of these series yet, you’re missing out! Metro […]Read More
Poor People Part II- An Exclusive Short Story from Gavin G. Smith
Gollancz is delighted to share with you the second part of Poor People the exclusive short story by Gavin G. Smith, author of Veteran and War in Heaven. Gavin’s brand never novel The Age of Scorpio is out now where all good books are sold. We posted the first part of Poor People on Wednesday and you can read it here. Today, we are thrilled to […]Read More
Behind the scenes at the Age of Scorpio photoshoot
Those of you who have been following the blog for the last couple of weeks might have guessed that we’ve been teasing you with photos from Gavin G. Smith’s brilliant new novel, The Age of Scorpio, out today. A few of you guessed the right answer from our photo clues, and here we have a […]Read More
Gavin G. Smith short story
This week sees the return of Gavin G. Smith, author of Veteran and War in Heaven, with his new novel, The Age of Scorpio, out on Thursday. Gavin has kindly shared a short story with us, the first part of which we are sharing with you today, and the second half on Friday. Enjoy! Poor People […]Read More
Crysis: Escalation – A Free Short Story by Gavin Smith
Today sees the release of the hugely-anticipated game Crysis 3, and also of our tie-in book. Gavin Smith has written a collection of linked short stories that fill in the gaps between the Crysis 2 and the new game, provide a stirring introduction to the world of Crysis, and feature lots of explosions and swearing. […]Read More
Crysis: Escalation announcement
We’ve been working on this project for a while, but finally, after last night’s exciting Crysis 3 launch event at the BFI Imax, we can officially reveal the details of CRYSIS: ESCALATION, a tie-in book that covers the events between Crysis 2 and the upcoming game. Written by Gavin Smith, this collection of linked short […]Read More
Triangle: a brand new short story by Gavin G. Smith
To celebrate the mass market paperback publication of Gavin Smith’s awesomely violent and breathlessly fast-moving WAR IN HEAVEN SF thriller we are delighted to be able to bring you an exclusive short story set in the same Universe. But some years earlier. Welcome onboard the Leviathan Class Carrier Submarine HMS Vicious. There you will meet […]Read More
Easter is here, and that means only one thing . . .
Eastercon! The Gollancz Gang is going to be hanging out, attending panels, in the bar, running a book stand and more at the Edwardian Raddison, Heathrow, throughout Easter . . . so here’s our quick guide to all the Eastercon action: Friday 6th April 2012 14.00 Pushing the Boundaries of Genre What […]Read More
Other Great Uses for Gavin Smith novels and your chance to appear in his next book!
If other writers are like me then they just want to sit at their computer, listening to music they like and writing stories. I came to being an author with few illusions of what the actual writing process entailed. What I hadn’t expected was that we would then have help promote our books. I still […]Read More