Posts Tagged "nonfiction"

Words from the Editor-in-Chief

by on May 3, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to issue 84! This month we’re publishing Stephen Cox’s “1957,” a favorite of managing editor Lesley Conner. It’s a singularly entertaining “timey-wimey” tale about loss and second chances, and if you’re like Lesley, it will demand to read a second time as soon as you finish it....

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Words from the Editor-in-Chief

by on Mar 1, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to issue 82! In March, 2005, Apex published the first issue of Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest—a precursor to the digital zine you’re reading now. Since that first issue, mostly I’ve had a blast. I keep waiting for the publishing fire to die out, but it keeps burning...

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An Exploration of Racism in Heart of Darkness

by on Jan 14, 2016 in Nonfiction | 1 comment

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad tells the story (via an unnamed narrator) of sailor Charles Marlow’s time as captain of an ivory-hauling steamboat along the Congo River. The 1899 novel, rooted in Conrad’s own experiences as a merchant sailor on the Congo, vividly portrays the horrors...

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Shiny Boots and Corinthians: Writing Historical Fiction without Cliches

by on Dec 16, 2015 in Nonfiction | 3 comments

I can’t be the only Apex reader who loves Regency romances—but in case I am, Regency romances are to Jane Austen what steampunk is to Jules Verne. There are some very good Regency writers, like Mary Balogh and Amanda Quick, who understand both history and human...

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Interview with Sam Fleming

by on Dec 2, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Scottish author Sam Fleming competes in triathlons, bakes bread, has a day job that includes saving the world, and writes fiction that refuses to be categorized. Her work has appeared in Black Static, Fish from Dagan Books, and Looking Landwards from NewCon Press. You can learn more...

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