Happy Publication Day! 14th June 2018

Hello from Gollancz towers! A magnificent host of titles have been released into the wild today, which we are thrilled to share with you below. Read on for a taste!   White Knight/Black Swan – David Gemmell A stunning, long-lost and highly sought-after crime novel by the legendary David Gemmell returns to print after twenty-five years. David Gemmell was the UK’s number one fantasy and historical novelist until his death in 2006. A regular Sunday Times bestseller, and international sensation, his legacy lives on through his novels, his influence on the genre, and through the David Gemmell Legend awards. White Knight/Black Swan was…

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Cover Reveal: New Collectible Hardbacks

We’re over the moon to share a fantastic array of covers with you today! A host of firm favourites are getting brand new collectible hardback editions, including Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss; Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson; Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie; Graceling by Kristin Cashore; Grave Thief by Tom Lloyd; and Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch. Feast your eyes on these below! These will each have new introductions from each of the authors, and will be out in bookshops and online in September 2018. These fantastic covers were designed by UsNow.        …

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Advice for Writers from Writers – Part Two

Welcome to the second of our #gollanczfest collection of advice and hints from authors. This time around we have pieces from Jaine Fenn, Simon Morden, Tom Lloyd and Steph Swainston, all of whom are lovely people and you should buy their books. And if you missed part one, click here.   Jaine Fenn: Learn the rules. Then you can break them. There are no rules. But there’s plenty of advice. Decide carefully which bits to ignore. Don’t get stuck in the revision loop: finish the damn thing and then revise it. Plotter vs Pantser: plotters end up to spoilering themselves;…

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Cover Reveal: The 10th Anniversary Editions

We are thrilled to share with you the stunning covers from the 10th Anniversary editions of Joe Abercrombie’s  The Blade Itself, Scott Lynch’s The Lies of Locke Lamora, Brandon Sanderson’s The Final Empire and Tom Lloyd’s The Stormcaller. These beautiful collectible hardback editions will be published to celebrate the 10th anniversary of these landmark fantasy novels. Updated with new introductions from each of the authors, these gorgeous anniversary editions will be out in bookshops and online from the 15th September 2016. The incredible covers were designed by UsNow. Pre-order your copy Pre-order your copy Pre-order your copy Pre-order your copy

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How I Write: A Guest Post by Tom Lloyd

We are delighted to welcome Tom Lloyd back to the Gollancz Blog. Tom’s stunning new epic fantasy, Stranger of Tempest is out in bookshops and online today. We caught up with Tom and asked him to share some of the secrets behind his writing process.  For my birthday I was given a book called How I write: the Secret Lives of Authors – which, given the wide brief they had, was by turns fascinating, clever, funny, sad, pretentious and irritating. But as I come out the back of writing my tenth book and Stormcaller passes ten years in print, it…

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