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Month: March 2015

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Would you like to read MY MOTHER’S SECRET two months before everyone else? To celebrate the launch of my redesigned website I’m giving away advance proof copies of MY MOTHER’S SECRET, which will be published on 2nd July. All you have to do is sign up for my newsletter before 12th April to be in with a […]

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Welcome to the Gateway, Tom Holt!

Continuing our series of spotlights on authors who have joined us following our recent integration of classic SFF titles from across the Hachette Group of publishers, Gateway is delighted to welcome the master of mirth, Tom Holt!

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Gollancz direct submissions: closing on 10th April

After almost twenty years of being open to direct submissions, the Gollancz list has decided to move to a windowed direct submissions period each year. Please be aware that we won’t consider, or return, any direct unsolicited submissions which arrive after the 10th April. We will open direct submissions again, for a limited period of […]

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Welcome to the Gateway, David Gemmell!

Continuing our series of spotlights on authors who have joined us following our recent integration of classic SFF titles from across the Hachette Group of publishers, Gateway is delighted to welcome the late, great King of Heroic Fantasy, David Gemmell!

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Why every photographer needs a reflector

Whether you work with natural or artificial light or a mixture of the both, you really should consider adding a reflector to your kit bag. They are inexpensive but highly functional pieces of equipment. The reflector is the Swiss army knife of light modifiers. You can bounce, direct, and shield with these, and they come […]

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out Team Gollancz’s Friday Reads for this week . . . Emily – Pyramids by Terry Pratchett Harriet – Queen of the Dark Things by C. Robert Cargill Jen – Robot Overlords by Mark Stay Marcus – The Royalist by S.J. Deas Simon – Skating To Antarctica by Jenny Diski  

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The Robot Overlords Are Here!

We are thrilled to welcome Mark Stay back to the Gollancz Blog. Mark is the author of Robot Overlords the novelisation of the film of the same name. Robot Overlords (the film) is out in cinemas today and to celebrate we’ve got a special behind-the-scenes blog post to share with you.  On 13th July 2010* […]

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Discover the story behind A Quantum Mythology

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin’s new book A Quantum Mythology is an epic space opera and a wide-ranging exploration of the past, present and future of mankind. A Quantum Mythology is out now in bookshops and we’ve got an exclusive behind-the-scenes post about the story behind […]

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Why you want to use sketches and moodboards

As all professional artists know (and as many of us are taught when studying art) it’s vitally important to keep a visual record of what you find inspirational so that you can start to build and develop entire concepts and projects. The visual record can consist of sheets torn from magazines and stuck into a […]

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Interview with the Edinburgh Book Review

With Brothers in Blood out now in paperback, Simon chats to the Edinburgh Book Review in this brilliant and insightful interview. Read the full piece online HERE, and here’s a short snippet with Simon discussing the challenges and pleasure of researching his bestselling novels… “The research is a delight to do. Why wouldn’t it be? […]

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Gateway Omnibus Spotlight: Edgar Pangborn

From the vaults of The SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the fantastic work of Edgar Pangborn.   trade paperback | eBook   Edgar Pangborn studied music at Harvard when just 15 years old, eventually turned his back on it to focus on […]

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Nicola Doherty: I’ll take Manhattan

To celebrate the release of the final instalment of the hilarious round-the-world GIRLS ON TOUR e-series THE GIRLS TAKE MANHATTAN, author Nicola Doherty gives us the low-down on the city’s hot-spots. I love New York. Who doesn’t? I first went there as a student, while I was working for the summer in Boston. We had […]

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