Posts Tagged "issue 60"

Finding the Next Lost: What Is an “Operational Theme” and Why Don’t I Have One?

by on May 6, 2014 in Nonfiction | 16 comments

One of the many perks afforded a journeyman writer/producer in television is receiving scripts for network television pilots as they are being made. It’s like the best possible version of the TV Guide Fall Preview Issue I used to compulsively reread under the covers with a flashlight as...

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Apex Interview with Caroline M. Yoachim

by on May 6, 2014 in Interviews | 0 comments

Since her writing career began in 2005, Nebula–nominated author Caroline M. Yoachim has written over a dozen short stories which have appeared in Lightspeed, Interzone, Daily Science Fiction, Shimmer, and Asimov’s, among many other top–notch markets. In 2006, Ms. Yoachim graduated from...

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Not Smart, Not Clever

by on May 6, 2014 in Short Fiction | 4 comments

5000 Words The lecture theatre I’m trying to enter holds three hundred, but the security doors only admit two people at a time. Smart. I wait with the gang — Isha, Barb and Zach — in the underground atrium. “Lin,” Isha asks me, “you totally don’t have to tell me, but are you on...

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Falling Leaves

by on May 6, 2014 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

Aurealis Award nominee for Best Short Story, 2015 5200 Words Charlotte and Nessa met in Year Eight of Narrabri High School. Charlotte’s family were licensed refugees from the burning lands and the flooded coast, not quite landed, but a step apart from refugees that didn’t have dog tags....

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Paperclips and Memories and Things That Won’t Be Missed

by on May 6, 2014 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

750 Words The ghost in my attic is Margaret, but she lets me call her Margie. She was seventy–six years old when she died, and now that she’s a ghost she sits in her rocking chair day and night, holding a tiny baby in her arms. The baby rarely moves and almost never cries. His name is...

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