Tips on writing a good science fiction essay

by on Mar 22, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

On a good day writing an essay, a good essay at that, can be a tall order. Undoubtedly, the instructor and marker has read hundreds, maybe even thousands of essays just like yours. They have pretty much seen it all and now you are not only faced with writing a good essay, but a unique...

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The Sleeper Awakes by H.G. Wells

by on Mar 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

H. G. Wells is known as one of the fathers of science fiction and a pioneer of scientific romance. While Wells’s masterworks, such as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds are perennial favorites, general readers aren’t as likely to delve into Wells’s impressive but sometimes...

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“Uncontainable” picks up Australian Shadow Award nomination

by on Mar 20, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Congratulations to Helen Stubbs for her story “Uncontainable” making the Australian Shadow Award short list in the category of Best Short Story. “Uncontainable” was released in issue 91. You can read it here. Here is a full list of Shadow Award nominees. The...

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You Are Invited: Survival of the Fictitiousest

by on Mar 20, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Apex Magazine and Winton Woods High School invite you to “Survival of the Fictitiousest” this coming April 1st from 1-5pm. Location: Winton Woods High School, 1231 W Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH What is this event? The school hosted a student writing contest wherein the...

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Locus Awards — Vote!

by on Mar 13, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Hello readers! There’s this thing called the Locus Magazine Reading List. The reading list is compiled by the Locus Magazine staff editors and professionals in the field. The Locus Awards winners are then selected from that list by reader voting. Since Apex as a whole only has one item...

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Congratulations to our 2016 Rhysling Award nominees!

by on Feb 22, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

This year’s batch of Rhysling Award nominees have been released by the Science Fiction Poetry Association. We are delighted to have two poems earn nominations. Category “Short Form”: Song of the Encantado by Jeremy Paden (issue 83) Category “Long Form”: Not...

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