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Bid for some great prizes at the David Gemmell Awards

June 8th, 2012 by bash Comments

Next Friday (June 15) the David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy will be taking place at the Magic Circle Headquarters in London.

These fantastic awards play an important role in spreading public awareness of the fantasy genre and rewarding excellence within the field.

In order to raise funds and keep these great awards running, an auction is held every year at the ceremony. This year, a wide range of fantastic items up for grabs.

They include:

Have your name featured in an upcoming Terry Brooks novel.

A Star Wars Moleskine notebook containing the signatures of over 40 SFF authors including Brent Weeks, Robin Hobb, Peter Brett, Joe Abercrombie, China Miéville, Patrick Rothfuss, Peter Hamilton & many more.

Have 10,000 words of your manuscript, plus submission letter and synopsis edited by the exceptional editor Gillian Redfearn at Gollancz.

The original pencil sketch by the artist Didier Graffet of the cover for The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie.

To find out more details about the lots visit the Gemmell Award homepage here:

They will be auctioned off at the award ceremony, however, for those who would like to bid on an item but can’t attend the event, highest bids can now be submitted by email to in advance of the ceremony.

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