Posts Tagged "issue 58"

Interview with Claire Humphrey

by on Mar 4, 2014 in Interviews | 0 comments

Claire Humphrey has witnessed more sides of the publishing industry than most writers see in a lifetime. By day, she works as a buyer with Indigo Books, and by night she is the reviews editor for Ideomancer, in addition to writing dark fictions of her own. Ms. Humphrey’s work has...

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The End of the World in Five Dates

by on Mar 4, 2014 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

3800 Words I: May 21, 2011 (according to Harold Camping) Robin called it an apartment, but it was really part of an old carpet factory in the Junction: an echoing space where one of the looms used to be, furnished with a broken church pew, two wheelchairs, and the bench seat from a...

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To Increase His Wondrous Greatnesse More

by on Mar 4, 2014 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

3000 Words The maiden and the dragon met on the night of the new moon, when the darkness would be deepest and the virtuous would be inside and afraid. They met on a high moor, lonely enough to be suitable for the conference, and the wind howled and cried and pulled at the maiden’s long...

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Undone

by on Mar 4, 2014 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

900 Words They have done everything they can to hide the arm. One of the finest needlewomen in the court created an elaborate sling, decorated with jewels and feathers, with the pattern of a swan fleeing a rainbow to chase a radiant moon. The jewels make the sling heavier than his arm,...

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Waking

by on Mar 4, 2014 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

4400 Words The Museum of Angelic Artefacts was a road–side attraction; a blip on the map where families stopped to stretch their legs and maybe take in an old film of the visitations. They would round out their break with a trip to the shops to buy coffee and ice cream, a postcard to put...

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