Election Day – Greg Fiddament

CHAPTER 1: SARDINES Gordon’s eyebrows are far too big for his face, for any face in fact – big bushy things that leer out over the hollows of his beady eyes and tax-collector spectacles. She’d always thought so, you can tell, but now they’re close, far too close, almost touching her, as he tries to... Continue Reading →

Out This Week! 5th August 2019

8th August 2019 - To Be Taught, If Fortunate - Becky Chambers In the future, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the galaxy transform themselves. At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make a breakthrough in human spaceflight. Through a revolutionary method known as somaforming, astronauts can survive in hostile environments off Earth... Continue Reading →

Featured Friday! Katharine Wibell

From a very young age, stories and storytelling pursued me like a child’s imaginary friend. I created make-believe characters for every toy that my sister and I owned. Each had an individual personality, back-story, hopes, dreams, and reason for being. The villains were even more intriguing than the heroes and heroines. Why were they so... Continue Reading →

Whyte City – Samuel Clark

I Jordan Vesper toyed with the olive in her martini glass, gazing solemnly into the clear liquid feeling its coolness against her fingertip. Soft piano music played in the background of the café/bar, known as The Violet Hour. Picking up the toothpick laid next to her drink she sensed something and glanced behind her, searching... Continue Reading →

Out This Week! 29th July 2019

30th July 2019 - Death Goddess Dance - Levi Black The thrilling conclusion to the intense Lovecraftian horror of The Mythos War trilogy In Red Right Hand, Charlie Tristan Moore became the unwilling acolyte of The Man In Black, a treacherous elder god also known as Nyarlathotep, the Crawling Chaos. In Black Goat Blues, Charlie fought her way past bloodthirsty gods and... Continue Reading →

Featured Friday! Rob Shackleford

Hi, my name is Rob Shackleford. I live in Australia on the Gold Coast, which is a beach area. Fortunately I live away from the majority of the commercialism, where empty beaches still beckon. Though not yet an old fart, I have two adult kids and my lady love also has two adult kids, so... Continue Reading →

The Siege – David Arnold

Rain crashed down onto the muddy field, swimming downhill through ranks of men. Ove looked up, iron helm heavy on his skull. He scratched his neck under a thick auburn beard and ducked his head down, trying to keep the rain out of his eyes. A thick heat swelled deep in his stomach, when he... Continue Reading →

Hugo Administrators Apologise for Nomination Error

The 2019/1944 Hugo Award Administrators have announced that Guteto, edited by Morojo (Myrtle R. Douglas), has been added to the 1944 Retrospective Hugo Award ballot, and that Fantasy News, edited by William S. Sykora, has been removed. The full text of the Administrator’s announcement is below. The Hugo Administrators have discovered an error in their... Continue Reading →

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