The Gaia Chronicles: A Soul Journey

To celebrate the publication of Stained Light, the thrilling conclusion to The Gaia Chronicles, author Naomi Foyle has written up the origin story of her series – from the core ideas behind her work to a very exciting plan to adapt the story for the stage. Stained Light is out 6 September, available here.…

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Naomi Foyle’s Top Five Reading Recommendations

The much acclaimed author of The Gaia Chronicles, Naomi Foyle, very kindly shares with us her top five reading recommendations – just in case your TBR pile wasn’t quite big enough already . . .   Tea from an Empty Cup by Pat Cadigan (1998). A cyberpunk classic, the title…

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Inside the world of Foundryside, with Robert Jackson Bennett

In honour of the upcoming publication of his new book Foundryside, the first in the Founders Trilogy, available 23 August, Robert Jackson Bennett offers an insight into the development of the novel’s magic system and world.   One of the problems I had with magic as a young reader was that…

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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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