Posts Tagged "apex magazine"

The Quiltmaker

by on Jan 19, 2017 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

20,000 words prologue: the pattern You never imagined you’d be in a place like this again. Mothers. Fathers. Schoolteachers. Children. All about you, children. To a tiny part of you, this setting is familiar. These hard chairs built a little too small, with their desk flaps scarred by...

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The Once and Future Chief: Tecumseh in (Science) Fiction

by on Jan 17, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

He was known by whites on both sides of the Atlantic as “the Indian Bonaparte,” “the Indian Wellington,” and even “the Indian King Arthur”—all sincere compliments from an Anglo perspective—even before his tragic battlefield death in 1813 ensured that his life and myth would remain...

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Announcing the Valentine Flash Fiction Contest Winners!

by on Jan 16, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

This past November we asked you to send us your best flash fiction stories about love/Valentine’s Day … with an Apex twist of course. And you definitely answered the call! We received around 500 submissions! Stories about love, obsession, cupid, and hearts! After reading...

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The Invisible Box

by on Jan 16, 2017 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

1,100 Words Viola watched the unconscious man trapped inside the transparent cube. He would wake soon. She counted down the seconds until his eyelids fluttered. The sedative’s dosage had been precisely timed. Her engineering background gave her the skills to systematically plan every...

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Disobedient

by on Jan 13, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

Yes. I ran away. I didn’t bring her in. I’m sorry, General. But before you have them run me through, Just let me explain. I’m not a real good talker. Not like your silver-tongued senators, Or some Greek philosopher. I’m just a Centurion. An old soldier. But I had...

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