Joe Abercrombie: What comes next?
Today we have a guest post from Joe Abercrombie, talking about the inevitable question: what comes next? On a Break January 22nd, 2013 So, Red Country has been well and truly out for three months, the touring well and truly over, the reviews chewed through, the sales examined, the dust settled. I find myself now […]Read More
Paul McAuley’s short stories
Award-winning author Paul McAuley has been busy writing some brilliant short stories since finishing Evening’s Empires, the fourth book in the Quiet War series, out in July. We will be sharing a couple with you here this week and there are more available over on Paul’s blog. After finishing Evening’s Empires, I find I’m not […]Read More
Justin Cronin discusses his passion for Science Fiction
About The Twelve:
The epic story of The Passage continues.
Death-row prisoners with nightmare pasts and no future.
Until they were selected for a secret experiment.
To create something more than human.
Now they are the future and humanity’s worst nightmare has begun.
Can’t wait for The Twelve? Want to get your hands on a copy of The Twelve? Watch our video below and send us the answer to this question: What Science Fiction franchise did Justin love as a child? Send your answers to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: Justin Cronin by 11.59 on 15 October 2012. Good luck!
The Twelve is out in hardback in the UK on 25th October 2012 from our sister imprint Orion Fiction.Read More
Confessions of an unwilling world builder
Kate Harrison is the author of the brilliant thriller series SOUL BEACH, published by our sister imprint Indigo. We are delighted to welcome her as a guest blogger as she tells us how she masterminded the intricate and fascinating world the characters in her trilogy inhabit. Kate is a full time author having worked in […]Read More
A Modern Day Fairy Tale, by Graham Joyce
Some Kind Of Fairy Tale has been optioned by a Hollywood studio so we asked Graham what it was like to sell to the film industry. This is what he told us. Once upon a timely time a fine young fellow sat upon a large toadstool and wrote himself a story, he did. And no […]Read More
Future Dub: sample fiction by Gareth Rees
Gareth Rees is another writer I came across on Twitter (isn’t Twitter bloody marvelous?). He followed Gollancz, we followed him, you should do the same (@hackneymarshman). I don’t remember which came first. But Gareth’s cracked and surreal visions of the edge of London that he put on his blog struck a chord. Here was a […]Read More
The Return of the Slayer
James Dawson is the author of darkly comic teen thriller, Hollow Pike, out now. He is in the running for his own homecoming crown – the Queen of Teen! You can vote for him at www.queenofteen.co.uk. As Avengers Assemble rules supreme in worldwide cinemas, the writer/director/genius behind it, Joss Whedon, is finally getting the spotlight […]Read More
'The Shepherd' by RJ Barker
Dear All, Today we’re delighted to be able to give a piece of original fiction on the Gollancz blog. I first came across RJ Barker on Twitter (@dedbutdrmng). His twitter feed was consistently quirky (in the best possible way), witty and fun. Here was a man using his writing to strike the world smartly with. […]Read More
A Special Guest Post from Marcus Sedgwick
We are very pleased to have a special guest post from Marcus Sedgwick, who is published by our YA sister imprint Indigo. Marcus Sedgwick used to work in children’s publishing and before that he was a bookseller. He now happily writes full-time. His books have been shortlisted for many awards, including The GUARDIAN CHILDREN’S FICTION […]Read More
The Elder Scrolls vs The Witcher: a Guest Post by Chris Wooding
The Elder Scrolls or The Witcher series? Where do you stand? Are you the kind of player who likes to stand on a snowy mountainside at night and stare at a distant dragon silhouetted against the moons for an hour? Or do you want gritty moral choices and a story that reacts to them? Skyrim […]Read More
The Gemmell Awards 2012
Today we’re thrilled to have another guest blogger on the blog. Following the delightful Pornokitsch joining us to talk about the ethos behind their award, today we have Stan Nicholls, Chairman of the David Gemmell Legend Awards, with a little bit about how the award came about, and what it’s designed to do. And watch […]Read More
Brandon Sanderson plans 36-volume fantasy series
Adam Whitehead runs a blog called The Wertzone; justly famous for its fantastically in-depth analysis of various long running genre franchises, whether they be George R.R. Martin or Peter F. Hamilton, on television, in the cinema or on your computer in game form. Who better then than Adam to write about an underlying structure in […]Read More