Posts Tagged "issue 98"

Words for Thought—July 2017

by on Jul 31, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to July’s Words for Thought! It’s the end of June as I write this, and the air outside feels like soup. Everything is sticky and sweaty and maybe that’s why I found myself drawn to stories of isolation, people cut off from society and humanity. Even if the...

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Entertaining Demons (Novel Excerpt)

by on Jul 27, 2017 in Short Fiction | 4 comments

1. DOWNING, ENGLAND   The night reveled in paradox; flattening sleepers with heat while venting anger in wind and rain. Summer storms held the most fury, lashing out like a confused child. Molly lay in bed, listening to a distant gate slam back and forth, rattling in its moorings....

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Entities of Modern Evil

by on Jul 26, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

‘Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.’ —Marcus Aurelius   Writers like to play around with the concept of evil, don’t we? Think of some of the great antagonists: Sauron and Voldermort in their quests for total power and dominance; the criminal mastermind...

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Interview with Cover Artist Quentin Castel

by on Jul 20, 2017 in Interviews, Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month we welcome cover artist Quentin Castel to the fold. Castel’s imaginative talents range from mystical landscapes to fascinating characters and creatures within horror and dark fantasy settings. With interests in working for video game companies and creating original sci-fi...

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Mothers Who Consume

by on Jul 13, 2017 in Nonfiction | 1 comment

I don’t remember the first time I caught my mother in a lie. There are years and enough broken truth to construct something that used to look like my life in between then and now. I think about the girl child I was often. I think how I would like to steal into her room in the middle of...

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