ALL THINGS END a Guest Post by Edward Cox

We are thrilled to welcome the wonderful Edward Cox back to the Gollancz Blog as we celebration the publication of the final book in the Relic Guild Trilogy, The Watcher of Dead Time. Edward Cox discusses writing a fantasy trilogy, cliffhangers, being a debut novelst and ending a trilogy.   Over the last couple of years, The Relic Guild Trilogy had been described in varying ways – mostly positive, I’m pleased to say. Gaslight fantasy, was one description. Fantasy with elements of steampunk was another. Not quite grimdark; tradition fantasy with a difference; original but recognisable fantasy; fantasy with shades…

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Happy Publication Day 18th August 2016!

It’s publication day and we’ve got books at every stage of novel life. We’ve got a first book, a last book and middle book as well as one carrying lots of little books; we’ve got fantasy, urban fantasy and science fiction; we’ve got a book for all seasons so pick one (or more) and dive in! Obelisk by Stephen Baxter returns to the world of Proxima and Ultima with this stunning collection of short stories. A remarkable collection of short stories and novellas from one of our greatest SF authors. This collection contains stories set in the worlds of the…

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Happy Publication Day 12th May 2016

We’re thrilled to be releasing a bumper crop of books today – head to your bookshop or favourite website for a selection of the best of SF and fantasy. This week Gollancz has everything you might need, from one of the best-known classics of SF to the culmination of an epic ten-book fantasy series with lots of dragons.   Crashing Heaven The widely acclaimed debut novel by Al Robertson posits a terrifying future ruled by corporations – and introduces one rogue AI in the shape of a ventriloquist’s dummy. Hugo Fist is coming for you… With Earth abandoned, humanity resides…

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Cover Reveal: The Watcher of Dead Time

We are delighted to reveal the cover for The Watcher of Dead Time the final book in Edward Cox’s Relic Guild trilogy.  Return to Labrys Town for the dramatic conclusion to the BFS Best Fantasy Award-nominated series. Labrys Town, home to a million humans cut off from the rest of the universe, has been invaded. Those who protected it have been deposed. The Relic Guild are scattered across the worlds of the Aelfir. Many of them are dead or dying. The Genii control everything. The war is almost over. Clara, a young woman barely able to control her werewolf side,…

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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 again, and that means it’s NaNoWriMo time! Can you write 50,000 words in a month? (Good Lord, I wish I could write that amount every month!) And did you know that the fabulous Gollancz editors are opening their doors so you can submit your masterpieces?…

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