Posts Tagged "issue 53"

Podcast #4: Becca at the End of the World by Shira Lipkin

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Podcast | 2 comments

Apex Magazine is pleased to present “Becca at the End of the World” by Shira Lipkin in our fourth podcast episode. Narrated by Lynne M. Thomas and produced by Erika Ensign. Download Podcast #4 (“Becca at the End of the World” by Shira Lipkin) or listen using the...

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First Intermission: The Day the Movies Came Knocking at My Door or “I’m Ready for My Close–up, Mr. DeMille!”

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

At some point in their careers, most writers indulge, however briefly, in the fantasy of selling one of their stories or novels to the movies or television. Nothing wrong with that. If you sell an option for a year, you get some money from that; if you sell the film rights outright, you...

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Interview with Kelly McCullough

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Interviews, Nonfiction | 0 comments

Kelly McCullough’s novels include the Webmage and Fallen Blade Series, and a forthcoming young adult series called School for Sidekicks. A member of the Wyrdsmiths writing group, he is known to walk Neil Gaiman’s dogs, and particularly dotes on his physics professor wife and numerous...

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A Hammer with an Edge: Swords in Fantasy Literature

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Nonfiction | 6 comments

Back in my early days, when I was still discovering fantasy literature, Robert E. Howard was the first author I remember reading who used swords for something other than hewing down his protagonist’s foes. This may sound surprising — this was REH, after all, creator of Conan and Solomon...

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Shatter

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

Street signs have a magic all their own. They can lead you to your destination. They can direct you to your death. Ignore them at your peril. The Urbäna   With a scream, Sean sat bolt upright throwing off the covers. Eight months after the accident, the crimson dreams still wrenched him...

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