Gemmell Award Shortlisting

Fantastic news everyone – as you might have seen, we have a whole host of authors and artists up for awards at the Gemmells, which take place on the 14th of July this year. This is definitely worth a song and a dance, so feast your eyes upon the delightful covers up for the Ravenheart award!                                   These magnificent covers were designed by Kerem Beyit and Sam Green respectively and, as you can see, they’re well worth their nominations.   Next up we have…

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Happy Publication Day 19th October!

It’s publication day! And we’ve got something for everyone: fast-paced, action-packed military SF, a lyrical modern fairy tale, a scarily prescient take on climate change, the epic conclusion to a long-running fantasy series and a new addition to the seminal SF Masterworks collection. The Bastard Legion: Friendly Fire by Gavin Smith A ‘Dirty Dozen’ or ‘Suicide Squad’ for lovers of ‘Aliens’, THE BASTARD LEGION series is a down and dirty military SF set in a world of mercenary actions and covert operations.  In FRIENDLY FIRE, the Bastard Legion are hired to pull off a daring power-armoured heist of propriety tech.…

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Happy Publication Day 27th October 2016

It’s publication day and we’ve got more of what you love! More fantasy, more science fiction and all the more of the series you can’t get enough of! A Plague of Swords by Miles Cameron Forget George and the Dragon. Forget Sir Lancelot and tales of Knightly exploits. This is dirty, bloody work. This is violent, visceral action. This is a mercenary knight as you’ve never seen one before. ONE ENEMY HAS FALLEN A GREATER ONE REMAINS NOW IT’S WAR . . . The Red Knight withstood the full might of his enemy, and won the day. In a victory…

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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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Happy Publication Day 8th September 2017!

Publication day is upon us once more! And it’s paperback time. This is the day all of you eagerly wait for so you can get your books on without breaking the bank or your back! Okay, there may be two hardbacks, but they’re pocket-sized and amazing so no complaining! Elantris by Brandon Sanderson was the first book by the author who is now known as one of the titans of the fantasy genre. This is where is all began, and now with this 10th anniversary reissue of the author’s preferred text, it is the perfect opportunity to read or reread…

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