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Month: January 2015

Brothers in Blood: A brief introduction to the Roman Army

Have you read the latest Cato and Macro adventure, Brothers in Blood, yet? Here, Simon outlines the chain of command for the Roman Army in AD52… The Fourteenth Legion, like all legions, comprised five and […]

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Post-processing for punchy colour in portraits

Your use of colour in your portraits has an integral relationship with your individual approach to post-production: two different photographers can end up with dramatically different results—even with portraits taken in at the same time […]

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Related Categories: Photography

Bookseller by Day, Novelist by Night.

Bookseller by Day, Novelist by Night. Which is to say, “a lie”. I’m a morning writer. Give me a cup of coffee, an eight o’clock start, and four uninterrupted hours of writing time. These days […]

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Related Categories: Author Post, Den Patrick, Fantasy

Fact or Fiction in Historical novels by Paul Fraser Collard

Fact or Fiction by Paul Fraser Collard On publication of THE DEVIL’S ASSASSIN Paul Fraser Collard looks at Fact or Fiction in Historical Novels One day I will write a novel that is completely realistic. […]

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What props for your pinup pictures?

Looking back at all the great pinup artists from yesteryear, a common theme emerges quickly: the girls are all ‘doing something.’ You never see a model standing or laying around—they are always busy. It can […]

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Tarzan’s Quest and Other Tales

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes this fourth and final volume of the collected tales of Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle. hardback […]

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Related Categories: New Releases, SF Gateway Omnibuses

Cover Reveal: Crashing Heaven

We’re delighted to be able to exclusively reveal the cover for a superb SF debut that we’re publishing in June. Crashing Heaven by Al Robertson is a thrillingly dark, bitingly witty post-cyberpunk thriller that reminded […]

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Must Love Austen: Julia Quinn talks about inspiration, Austen & Sir Richard Kenworthy

The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy is, in many ways, my salute to Jane Austen. The very first line reads: To quote that book his sister had read two dozen times, it was a truth […]

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Related Categories: With Love News, With Love Posts

Happy Birthday, Michaela Roessner!

Thanks to the wonders of the On This Day function on the essential Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, we see that today is Michaela Roessner‘s birthday. And what better way to celebrate than to republish Kev […]

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Read an extract from Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover

Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover is the fabulous final installment in Sarah MacLean’s Rules of Scoundrels series. We’ve got an exclusive extract for you to read. What’s more, if you share this extract […]

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Nailing neon sign photography

The height of fashion in the 1950s and 1960s, neon signs suffered a few decades of decline only to enjoy a resurgence in interest of late. And just as well it is, too, for of […]

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SF Gateway Omnibuses: the Complete List

With 2015 now well underway, we thought it was long past time we gave you a full list of the SF Gateway Omnibuses. So here they are:   Pub Date Title Binding 25/07/2013 Sheri S […]

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