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Month: December 2015

From the Archives: Phillip Mann on The Disestablishment of Paradise

To mark his return to the Gollancz list after a far-too-long absence, we asked author Phillip Mann a few questions about his new novel, The Disestablishment of Paradise, which was released on Thursday 21st February. […]

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The hows and whys of dodging and burning

Dodging and burning is a well established photo-editing technique that dates back to conventional darkroom processing. The technique involves making local exposure adjustments to specific parts of an image to make that particular area brighter […]

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From the Archives: Why Should I Read Geodesica by Sean Williams & Shane Dix?

You need to read Geodesica because there’s only one thing better than a good romance, and that’s a good romance set in space. ‘But wait!’ you cry. ‘How about a good romance in space that […]

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From the Archives: Why Should I Read Orphans by Sean Williams & Shane Dix?

You need to read Orphans because you’re a fan of new space opera and you’re looking for something a bit out of the ordinary. How many space operas start with a guy taking a bath? […]

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Why you need to expose for the highlights

One of the concepts that it’s important to eliminate, or at least try to suppress a bit as you begin to experiment with exposure, is that for every single possible photo, there is necessarily such […]

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Discover our Reading Group collections…

We know a lot of you are members of a reading group and if you’re anything like us, it could also very easily be ‘Wine Club’ or ‘Monthly Gossip Group’. All too often you’re several […]

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From the Archives: Why Should I Read Evergence by Sean Williams & Shane Dix?

You need to read Evergence because you’re either a space opera fan or a Star Wars fan, or both (you can be both, it’s okay). Here’s a review in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction that explains […]

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Jessica Fellowes on her perfect Christmas Day

When I was a very little girl, we spent every Christmas with my grandparents who lived in Sussex. My father is one of four boys – his younger brother, Julian, is the writer and creator […]

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Capturing traditions

Routines don’t necessarily have to be something you do every day, or even every week. Traditions, the more sacred and special routines that we participate in, might not have such a strict and regular time […]

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Merry Christmas!

Mulled wine! Roast Turkey! Bing Crosby! Human sacrifice! OK, maybe not that last one. The point is it’s the Festive Season and SF Gateway is now closed for the duration. You’ll still be able to […]

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