Growing Up: Peter McLean
To celebrate the upcoming publication of his grimdark fantasy novel, Priest of Bones, Peter McLean on growing up, gangsters and Tomas Piety, a crime lord like no other. I was a bit wild when I was a lad. From the late eighties through to the mid nineties, I was what you might call a bit of a naughty […]Read More
Steampunk and Grimdark: a brief introduction
Steampunk is defined as: featuring steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology. This can be applied to many books that are set before the Industrial Revolution (or fictional industrial revolution), but it predominantly applies to books where this steam-powered machinery is at the forefront of the story and is used by characters as a plot […]Read More
What happened to heroes?
Gollancz is delighted to bring you a guest post from the brilliant Tom Lloyd, author of our Gollancz Geeks title of the month Moon’s Artifice. We asked Tom to share his thoughts on fantasy heroes and where they’ve gone, what exactly has happened to them and where we might find a few of them . . . Like most people, […]Read More