Thu, 28/03/2013 - 06:30
Funders have flocked to fund Marcus Gipps' project to publish J P Martin's Uncle stories on Kickstarter.
Bidding went live yesterday afternoon (27th March), with Gipps' original target of £7,000 swiftly...
Fri, 15/03/2013 - 08:30
Marcus Gipps, whose day job is as an editor at Gollancz, is branching out with a personal project to publish the complete Uncle novels by J P Martin.
Gipps plans to use crowdfunding site Kickstarter to bring back into print the six children’s books from the 1960s and 70s. The anarchic tales about a millionaire elephant,...
Fri, 04/01/2013 - 08:15
Gollancz has acquired rights to publish three tie-in novels to the classic '80s computer game Elite, having pledged £13,000 to the Kickstarter fund to help make Elite: Dangerous, a sequel to the space-trading game.
The game's producers Frontier Developments have now reached their £1.25m goal...
Mon, 18/06/2012 - 08:05
Gollancz has acquired a debut fantasy adventure trilogy, the Crescent Moon Kingdom, by Saladin Ahmed.
Editor Marcus Gipps bought UK and Commonwealth rights from DAW via David Grossman of the David Grossman Literary Agency, with plans to publish the first title in the series, Throne of the Crescent Moon, in January 2013....
Mon, 12/09/2011 - 15:41
Gollancz is hoping to reignite interest in the adventure game books of the 1980s after buying two books by a self-published author.
Editor Marcus Gipps bought world rights to two books in the DestinyQuest series by Michael J Ward in a five-figure deal directly with the author. The series echoes interactive game book series like Choose...