Posts Tagged "short fiction appreciation"

Short Fiction Appreciation by Katharine E.K. Duckett

by on Nov 13, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Every time someone asks me to name my “favorite” anything—book, movie, meal, you name it—my mind instantly goes blank. All of a sudden, it’s as if I’ve never seen a film in my life, eaten food, or read a single word. That last one is the category that always stumps me most, since I take...

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Short Fiction Appreciation by Beth McKenzie

by on Nov 12, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

My older brother introduced me to science fiction when I was very young. While it’s hard now to think back to what exactly was the first book he suggested I read, it may have been Roger Zelazny’s short story collection, The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth and Other Stories. I...

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Short Fiction Appreciation by Michael A. Burstein

by on Nov 11, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Let’s start by getting one thing out of the way: I love short stories. For me, short stories are the epitome of how science fiction is best experienced, meaning that choosing one short story as my “favorite” is impossible. When Apex asked me to write about my favorite short story for...

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Short Fiction Appreciation by Ursula Vernon

by on Nov 10, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

There’s a phenomenon well known to artists where the people who paint the weirdest, darkest, most demon-riddled work frequently tend to be absolutely lovely, mild-mannered individuals with gentle senses of humor. When artists get together and laugh about this phenomenon, someone always...

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Short Fiction Appreciation by Mahvesh Murad

by on Nov 9, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

This article had the potential to be an endless list of short stories I have loved and still do. I thought I’d spare you that, and write about just a few that introduced me to the idea of what a great short story can be and do. Each of the three stories below are ones I read in my teens,...

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