NaNoWriMo Tips from Edward Cox
Calling all NaNoWriMo participants! We are very happy to bring you a special guest post from Edward Cox. Nominated for the British Fantasy Society Award for best fantasy and best newcomer, Edward Cox is the author of The Relic Guild trilogy. Today, he returns to the blog for some very important NaNoWriMo writing tips. It’s November […]Read More
Emylia Hall on how ‘The Wild West’ inspired THE SEA BETWEEN US
I went to Cornwall for the first time when I was five years old. There was something about Penwith that captured my imagination even as that tiny girl, it was wilder than we were used to, and about as westerly as you could go. We stayed in a farmhouse near Marazion, and certain details stand […]Read More
The inverted pyramid of news writing
Hit your readers with the important stuff right from the get-go. A trick of the news-writing trade is to give the reader as much information as possible as quickly as possible. This technique is known as the Inverted Pyramid. The Inverted Pyramid puts all the vital details of each story at the very beginning, leaving […]Read More
Films and books – exploring parallel universes
We interrupt your normal Friday Reads with a special post.
Today Gollancz says farewell (for now) to Mark Stay who is off to have adventures in film making and become our future Robot Overlord! Mark is an integral part to the Gollancz Team and we’re going to miss him terribly. We also couldn’t be happier for him. Good luck, Mark!
Now, we’ll let Mark tell you a little but more books, films and robots!Read More
Joe Abercrombie On Writing
Today we’re delighted to welcome Joe Abercrombie back to the Gollancz blog, to talk about writing! Writing You’d think this would be the bit a writer would enjoy, but I have to say I find producing the first draft pretty hard, if not to say occasionally soul-destroying work. On occasion you’re visited by the muse, and […]Read More