Advice for Writers from Writers – Part One

A publishing list would be nothing without its authors, and we’re always astounded by how welcoming, helpful and downright nice ours are. So as part of #gollanczfest we asked them to provide us with some suggestions and advice for aspiring authors. We have four posts for you today from authors such as Joanne Harris, Aliette de Bodard, Elizabeth Bear, Tom Lloyd and many more, so keep checking back! But to kick us off, here’s Miles Cameron, Mike Carey, Gavin Smith and Connie Willis!   Miles Cameron: ‘There is no substitute for experience. If a character needs to have a skill,…

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A House Divided

On March 12th, we publish the mass market paperback edition of The House of War and Witness, the haunting second novel by  Linda Carey, Louise Carey and M.R. Carey (author, as we’re sure you all know, of the wonderful The Girl With all the Gifts). It’s an extraordinary novel by three extraordinary writers. As I said on this very blog when we revealed the cover to the trade paperback, it is ‘that rarest and most precious of beasts – a truly original fantasy novel. You will find no quests here. You will find no heroes. Nor will you find secret…

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Gollancz Friday Reads

As another week comes to a close, it’s time to check out what Team Gollancz will be reading this weekend . . . Harriet – Northern Lights by Philip Pullman Darren  – The House of War and Witness by Mike, Linda and Louise Carey Marcus – Elric: The Moonbeam Roads by Michael Moorcock Gillian – The Relic Guild by Edward Cox Simon – Introducing SF edited by Brian W. Aldiss Emily – Poison by Sarah Pinborough Charlie – The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell      

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out Team Gollancz’s stack of Friday Reads for this week… Blood Music by Greg Bear The House of War and Witness by Mike Carey, Linda Carey and Louise Carey Beauty by Sarah Pinborough The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage by Tim Robinson Terra’s World by Mitch Benn How to Train Your Dragon– Cressida Cowell For a bit of added Friday fun, can you guess which member of the Gollancz team is reading which book? This week we have books from Emily, Harriet, Simon, Darren, Jen, Gillian and Marcus. Leave your guesses in the comments…

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