Happy Publication Day Tom Fletcher!

In 2014 we were thrilled to publish Gleam by Tom Fletcher, the first book in the Factory Trilogy. A rich, genre-bending, totally unique novel, Gleam was praised for it’s passionate writing, fascinating world building and boundary pushing. We’re delighted to be publishing the sequel Idle Hands today and I can assure you, …

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A letter from the author, Sebastien de Castell

Today the fourth in the epic, swash-buckling, funny, intense, dramatic, immersive, oh-so-enjoyable Greatcoats series is published. That’s right, the boys are back in town and Tyrant’s Throne has been released to the world. It has been an absolute pleasure to work on such a well-crafted, well-written series, all the more so because I …

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Top Ten Tuesday! Tips for Curing Writer’s Block by Angela Slatter


Hello all! Today, we have award-winning author and all around awesome person Angela Slatter on the blog. Despite currently being the Established Writer-in-Residence at the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre in Perth, she has taken time out of her busy busy schedule to give us her top 10 tips on beating writers block. …

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Guest Post: “In many of our major cities, breathing the air is lethal.’’

    “In many of our major cities, breathing the air is lethal.’’ We’ve all heard about climate change. But have we been listening? Last week the people at Climate Reality Project reminded us that it’s ten years since Al Gore released his film An Inconvenient Truth, bringing the subject …

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Top Ten Books Behind The Curious Affair of the Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief


Hi guys, Join me today in welcoming back author extraordinaire Lisa Tuttle. Today she’s giving us her Top Ten books behind The Curious Affair of the Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief, so if you were curious about her influences, research and recommendations, look no further! Don’t forget, The Curious Affair of the …

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Top 10 Tuesday – Writing cakes! PLUS exclusive short story by Edward Cox


Hi there folks!  Today, the blog has been taken over by Gollancz author, Edward Cox. To celebrate the release of  The Cathedral of Known Things in paperback, published by our friends at Gollancz, Ed has agree tell us about his Top 10 writing cakes – a very important topic, I’m sure …

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