Posts Tagged "alex bledsoe"

Sprig

by on Nov 6, 2012 in Short Fiction | 10 comments

By Alex Bledsoe   The little boy gazed up at the beautiful girl seated cross-legged on a tree stump. She wore tights, a sparkly skirt, and enormous plastic wings. Her wild hair was decorated with twigs, leaves and flowers. Her small, pointed face was painted with make-up. Strands of...

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An Interview with Alex Bledsoe

by on Nov 6, 2012 in Interviews, Nonfiction | 1 comment

APEX MAGAZINE: What sparked the idea for “Sprig” and made you want to write it down?   ALEX BLEDSOE: The initial inspiration came from taking my kids to their first Renaissance Faire this summer. My own history with renaissance fairs is pretty iffy, so I resolved to try to see the...

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No Mortals Allowed

by on Feb 7, 2012 in Nonfiction | 2 comments

By Alex Bledsoe Someone clever once said, apropos of the Justice League, that the only thing sillier than an adult dressing up in colorful tights to fight crime, was a whole roomful of such folk. That’s a good analogy for films, TV shows and books that posit elaborate secret...

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