Posts Tagged "issue 101"

Words for Thought — October 2017

by on Nov 1, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

“October Country…that country where it is always turning late in the year […] That country whose people are autumn people, thinking only autumn thoughts.” — Ray Bradbury, The October Country October is a fundamentally lonely month. Appropriately enough for...

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The Case of the Mysterious Meat

by on Oct 31, 2017 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

800 Words Survival of the Fictitiousest Winner It was hot. The kind of hot that would make the devil himself pull out a fan. Everywhere Mauve looked was blurry, either from heat rising off the pavement, sweat dripping in his eyes, or an uncomfortable combination of both. It was hot and...

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8-Bit Rage: Black Hole Zion, Industrial Music, and Science Fiction

by on Oct 26, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

The singer launches into his story with a gritty, melodic roar: Would it be so bad if you didn’t wake up? Did I have something to say to you? You never had it together, you never had a clue. I’m now something I can’t contain. How can I deal with this 8-bit rage? The...

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Interview with Cover Artist Rubén Castro

by on Oct 24, 2017 in Interviews, Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s Apex Magazine cover artist is Rubén Castro, whose artworks are filled with all manner of science fiction, fantasy, and horror creatures. Varying in techniques from concept art to fully immersive fantasy scenes, Castro brings a unique vision to his art. APEX MAGAZINE: In your...

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Tree of the Forest Seven Bells Turns the World Round Midnight

by on Oct 19, 2017 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

6,700 Words Thistle stepped over an upturned root that twisted from the dark, wet earth. “Your mama live near the river?” “Naw.” “Your mama live in a tree?” “Nope.” “Then what we doing?” “Mama the river and the tree.” She moved with deliberate grace, each footfall a code that unlocked...

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