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Month: April 2014

“Reading Historical Novels” – The first in a series of articles by Rebecca Mascull

THE BLIND ASSASSIN by Margaret Atwood Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge. The bridge was being repaired: she went right through the Danger sign. The car […]

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Related Categories: H for History Posts

The color of darkness

At night, a scene can be so dark that it is impossible to tell what color anything should be. Often you don’t need to worry about this too much—assuming there will almost certainly be something […]

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Related Categories: Photography

Gollancz: the Nebula Award Winners

We’ve looked at the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for best novel and now, with the Nebula Weekend fast approaching (May 15-18), we thought we’d look at the best novel prize awarded each year […]

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SF Gateway Welcomes Katherine MacLean and Judith Moffett!

We are delighted to announce that SF Gateway has recently concluded deals to publish SFWA Author Emeritus Katherine MacLean and Judith Moffett, winner of the 1988 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. We […]

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Meet the characters of Midnight Crossroad: Fiji

Welcome back to Midnight! As we continue our countdown to publication we’ve got to very special things to share with you. First, we’ve got some insight into our next Midnight local, Fiji. Fjij runs the […]

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Related Categories: Charlaine Harris, Dark Fantasy, Extract

SF Gateway: the Nebula Winners

We’ve looked at the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for best novel and now, with the Nebula Weekend fast approaching (May 15-18), we thought we’d look at the best novel prize awarded each year […]

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Related Categories: Commentary, SF Gateway Awards

Cover Reveal! The Colour of Magic &The Light Fantastic

Ever since we announced the existence of the Discworld Collector’s Library, we’ve been consistently asked two things: 1. Will the books after Jingo be published in this style? and 2. Can we see the cover […]

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Related Categories: Cover Reveal, Terry Pratchett

SF Masterwork of the Week: The Shrinking Man

This is one of the seminal texts of 1950’s SF, the novel that inspired the film, The Incredible Shrinking Man – the first film to win a Hugo Award. Indeed, it is hard not to […]

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Related Categories: Authors, Masterworks, New Releases

Reading Historical Novels – a series of articles by Rebecca Mascull

Over the next three weeks, I’ll be looking at the openings of three of my favourite historical novels and trying to unearth the secrets they reveal about the books themselves. I’ll do my best not […]

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Related Categories: H for History Posts

It's hip to be square! (Or making the most of a square crop)

Part of what makes Instagram images so distinctive, apart from their filters, is their square crop. Medium format cameras and Polaroid film meant that square crops used to be quite common, but the ubiquity of […]

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Related Categories: Photography

Making the most of fog and mist

The formation of atmospheric fog and mist can occur when the temperature of moist air reaches its dew point, causing the condensation of tiny water droplets. These droplets scatter light by reflection and refraction to […]

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Friday reads – Stephen Hunt introduces IN DARK SERVICE

Today our Friday Reads is In Dark Service by Stephen Hunt . . . a fantastic new adventure in an extraordinary new world. But even better, this Friday we have a few words from the […]

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Related Categories: Fantasy, Friday Reads

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