By Emily Asher-Perrin It’s called Star Wars. Not Star Trek, not Star Peace, not Star Friends, not even Star Tales. This gargantuan fictional universe is labeled with a title that guarantees the ability to travel space… andnear-constant warfare. We can debate the relative okay-ness of this focus from a moral standpoint, sure. But in reality, I think […]
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Gunsmoke & Dragonfire is an anthology of fantasy western stories. I had the pleasure of interviewing Sara Codair, author of “Red Tide Rising,” one of the stories in the anthology!
Sara is an emerging enby writer whose work has appeared in Broadswords & Blasters, Unnerving Magazine, Vulture Bones, and many other places. They write speculative #ownvoices works on non-binary life, queerness, and mental health, and their debut novel Power Surge was published by NineStar Press in 2018.
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Originally aired on Kickstarter Live January 31, 2019
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In all the excitement, I just about missed Release Day for Cities of Dust, Planes of Light! Published in a limited-edition of only 125 copies, with 25 being available with commemorative postcards for the stories, this science fantasy anthology from Air & Nothingness Press features stories by Samantha L. Barrett, Sarah Daly, Jamie Lackey, Cat […]
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By Brooke Jarvis Sune Boye Riis was on a bike ride with his youngest son, enjoying the sun slanting over the fields and woodlands near their home north of Copenhagen, when it suddenly occurred to him that something about the experience was amiss. Specifically, something was missing. It was summer. He was out in the country, moving […]
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Recently, The Toronto Star published an article stating that after the Canadian Writers Union conducted a survey, Canadian writers make an average of $9,380 CAD per year. There are many problems with this survey, the primary one being that this is strictly a survey of the Canadian Writers Union, and I would hazard a guess […]
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Deadline extended to December 31 2018! Rosalind’s Siblings is an anthology of speculative stories about people of marginalized genders/sexes who are scientists: scientists doing good, changing the world, or just getting on with their work of expanding human knowledge in a speculative context, presented in a positive light. This anthology…
By Kate Elliot The cold equations of “realism,” some claim, suggest there is little scope for women taking an active and interesting role in epic stories set in fantasy worlds based in a pre-modern era. Women’s lives in the past were limited, constrained, and passive, they say. To include multiple female characters in dynamic roles […]
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