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Our Audacity

by on May 7, 2019 in Nonfiction, Slider | 0 comments

Our Audacity

It’s always a valuable exercise to take stock of who you are outside of the hot buzzwords of the day.

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Not Here to Check Boxes

by on Apr 4, 2017 in Nonfiction | 1 comment

A few months ago, Jason Sizemore approached me about guest-editing an issue of Apex Magazine. I was a little suspicious of the timing as it came soon after the release of the Fireside Report which concluded (shockingly!) that the marginalization of black people is still a huge problem in...

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Super Duper Fly

by on Oct 13, 2015 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

4,000 Words Author Introduction THE MAGICAL NEGRO—It’s easy to believe that this trope came from a good place or at least rose out of benign neglect. After all, a white writer is “writing what they know” or appealing to their target demographic, which is typically people like them, but...

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I Can Transform You: The Carmillon

by on Sep 3, 2013 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

This 2500 word snippet is from I Can Transform You, book #2 in our Apex Voices series. Visit ApexBookCompany.com for more details about this book. As only a few could afford cars, there were few streets in Old Town, only emergency corridors. Most people made do with either the sidewalks...

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Interview with Brandon Massey

by on Oct 5, 2009 in Interviews | 0 comments

By Maurice Broaddus It’s been a long time since I’ve had a chance to catch up with Brandon Massey. We first met at HorrorFind IV where we were on what was probably the first “black people who write horror” panel. I had two stories published in his (controversial to some) anthology...

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