Please take a moment to review Hachette Book Group's updated Privacy Policy: read the updated policy here.

Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie On Editing

Today we’re delighted to be hosting Joe Abercrombie’s  insights into the editing process – read on, for all the details . . .   Editing There’s nothing more important to a writer than some trustworthy outside input. In my case I have, since long before I was published, canvassed opinion from my mother, father, and […]

Read More
Related Categories: Author Post, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie On Revising

In the third of his five blog entries for Gollancz, today Joe Abercrombie is talking about the process of revising his forthcoming novel Red Country. Revising I must admit this is the bit I most enjoy. Although in a sense I’ve done the hard work when I finish a first draft, and am probably about […]

Read More
Related Categories: Author Post, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

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
Related Categories: Author Post, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie On Planning

This week we have a treat for you! You’ve seen a little bit about Joe Abercrombie’s new novel Red Country, we’ve revealed the cover and the copy and today – and for the rest of the week – we’re delighted to host a series of blog pieces from Joe Abercrombie himself, about the process through […]

Read More
Related Categories: Author Post, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

Red Country: Cover Reveal

What is there to say but take a look at this? It’s the brand new cover, just released, for Joe Abercrombie’s Red Country.  It’s been a little while coming but I think you’ll agree that the wait has been worth it. It’s another collaboration between the award-winning trio Laura Brett (design), Didier Graffet (knives) and […]

Read More
Related Categories: Cover Reveal, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

Exclusive 90 Second Interview with Joe Abercrombie

In celebration of the David Gemmell Award short-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-ninety-seconds with as many short-listed authors as we can get our hands on! Today we’re delighted to have a few words from Joe Abercrombie, author of the critically acclaimed First Law Trilogy, The Blade Itself, Before […]

Read More
Related Categories: Fantasy, Interview, Joe Abercrombie

THE HEROES- CHAPTER FOUR: BLACK DOW

CHAPTER FOUR: BLACK DOW  The stable doors shut with a bang like a headsman’s axe, and it took all of Calder’s famous arrogance not to jump clean in the air. War meetings had never been his favourite style of gathering, especially ones full of his enemies. Three of Dow’s five War Chiefs were in attendance […]

Read More
Related Categories: Extract, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

THE HEROES- CHAPTER THREE: THE BEST OF US

 CHAPTER THREE: THE BEST OF US Your August Majesty, We are entirely recovered from the reverse at Quiet Ford and the campaign proceeds. For all Black Dow’s cunning, Lord Marshal Kroy is driving him steadily north towards his capital at Carleon. We are no more than two weeks’ march from the city, now. He cannot fall back […]

Read More
Related Categories: Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

THE HEROES- CHAPTER TWO: THE PEACEMAKER

CHAPTER TWO: THE PEACEMAKER He stood by the window, one hand up on the stone, fingertips drumming, drumming, drumming. Frowning off across Carleon. Across the maze of cobbled streets, the tangle of steep slate roofs, the looming city walls his father built, all turned shiny black by the drizzle. Into the hazy fields beyond, past the fork […]

Read More
Related Categories: Extract, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

THE HEROES- CHAPTER ONE: THE TIMES

Three men. One battle. No heroes. Three sentences to sum up one extraordinary book. We’re over the moon that THE HEROES had such an extraordinary reception when we published the hardback – a SUNDAY TIMES best seller, shortlisted for the David Gemmell Awards for Best Novel (if you’ve not already voted, you can vote here), […]

Read More
Related Categories: Extract, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

Watch: THE HEROES trailer!

With THE HEROES out in paperback this week we wanted to take a minute to remind you of the epic book trailer! Don’t forget to visit the Gollancz blog tomorrow to read the first chapter of THE HEROES for free! Happy Wednesday!

Read More
Related Categories: Book Trailer, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

Introducing the First Teaser Trailer for Joe Abercrombie's A RED COUNTRY

A Red Country Teaser Trailer We are delighted to be able to bring you the first teaser trailer for Joe Abercrombie’s A RED COUNTRY! Pay very close attention and watch those hand prints! Enjoy!

Read More
Related Categories: Book Trailer, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

Back from Eastercon with big news!

Gollancz is fresh back from a very successful Eastercon, and with an astounding haul of Award wins, and Award nominations!   The British Science Fiction Awards   Yesterday our very own Christopher Priest won the BSFA award for Best Science Fiction Novel, for his wonderful novel The Islanders.       We were also thrilled […]

Read More

Easter is here, and that means only one thing . . .

Eastercon! The Gollancz Gang is going to be hanging out, attending panels, in the bar, running a book stand and more at the Edwardian Raddison, Heathrow, throughout Easter . . . so here’s our quick guide to all the Eastercon action:   Friday 6th April 2012   14.00               Pushing the Boundaries of Genre What […]

Read More

The Gemmell Awards 2012

Today we’re thrilled to have another guest blogger on the blog. Following the delightful Pornokitsch joining us to talk about the ethos behind their award, today we have Stan Nicholls, Chairman of the David Gemmell Legend Awards, with a little bit about how the award came about, and what it’s designed to do. And watch […]

Read More

We use cookies to enhance your visit to us. By using our website you agree to our use of these cookies. Find out more.