Words for Thought

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Words for Thought

COLUMN: A.C. Wise reviews short fiction focusing on small moments of great importance.

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Words for Thought

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Words for Thought

Welcome to September’s Words for Thought! This month’s stories are all about communication–speaking volumes without words, how hard it can be to say what you mean, and how hard it can be sometimes to understand others. By the Hand that Casts It by Stephanie Charette from the penultimate issue of Shimmer introduces readers to Briar Redgrave, a retired assassin  now running a florist shop where she specializes in helping her clients communicate through the language of flowers. The front of the shop is for conventional orders, declarations of passion and love, but the secret room in the back of the shop caters to assassins using flowers to declare duels,...

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Words for Thought

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Words for Thought

COLUMN: A.C. Wise discusses short fiction about ghosts, memories, artificial intelligence, and other forms of consciousness.

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Words for Thought

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Words for Thought

COLUMN: A.C. Wise discusses short fiction about family in all its forms.

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Words for Thought

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Words for Thought

COLUMN: This month, A.C. Wise discusses short fiction focusing on ghosts, monsters, the undead, and other spooky things.

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