A Tourist’s Guide to the Best (and Worst) Cities in Science-Fiction and Fantasy

We are delighted to welcome Jen Williams back to the Gollancz Blog to share a very special guest post with you. Looking for the perfect SFF location to while away the last weekend in February? Jen Williams has provided a handy guide for the best (and worst) places to stay while on an SFF vacation. If a traveller should be in possession of an adventurous heart, a pocketful of coin and a decent pair of boots, my own books contain a wealth of interesting holiday options. Place a few bets on the fighting pits in the Marrow Market, hike through…

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Friday Reads: a special guest review of The Boy With The Porcelain Blade

A lovely thing about working in the genre (perhaps the most lovely) is how supportive publishers and authors are of each other. There really is a sense of community, a shared love of great books whoever has published them or written them. If there is rivalry it’s nearly always very friendly and most often there is support. So just as Den Patrick looks around at the other authors in the genre and sees kindred spirits so do they. So today we’re delighted to feature a review of Den’s debut, The Boy With The Porcelain Blade, from the excellent Jen Williams…

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Friday Reads: The Copper Promise (reviewed by Den Patrick)

Today we have a special Friday Reads from our author Den Patrick, who is doing an event with Jen Williams in March (details below). We thought it only fitting that The Copper Promise be reviewed by Den in preparation for what promises to be a great event.  The Copper Promise by Jen Williams I first bumped into Jen at an SFX weekender years ago and recognised her as ‘that self-publishing lady from Twitter.’ It’s been fun watching her make the transition to signed and published author, sharing her deadpan humour, love of Mass Effect, and Lego along the way. This…

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