Monthly Archives: May 2012
MSJ contributor Nathaniel K. Miller has signed on to participate in Clarion’s 2012 Write-a-Thon. This fundraiser benefits the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. Those interested can pledge to donate based off of the number of words, scenes, chapters, or stories a specific writer puts down on paper. If you are interested in pledging to [...]
An essay by Dr. E. Haraldson, presented by Torrey Podmajersky Illustration by Katie Nyborg 1. Introduction Evidence of carnivorism in Equus ferus unicornus has been widely recorded, but until now neither studied nor explained by science. Unicorns have been credited and blamed with the deaths of animals including wolves, polar bears, wolverines, and humans. In [...]
An essay by Virgil Ther, presented by Mark Andrew Edwards Illustration by Katie Nyborg Day 1: Early September Dear diary, Finally getting things set up around here. The grant money from the Department of Defense will be put to great use. And not just for this wicked cool digital recorder. Hello? Hello? Heh, I can change [...]
An essay by Samantha Higson, as provided by Davin Ireland. “Don’t talk to me about the ironies of life,” Josh Rideout complained for perhaps the twentieth time that afternoon, “I’ve had it up to here with ironies. Big ones, small ones, they’ll be the death of me yet.” Possibly to illustrate the point, he shook [...]
An essay by Odette Begichev, presented by Rosemary Jones Illustration by Katie Nyborg Come away from the window, Father. Turn away from the dark reflections in the glass. The lights went out hours ago. Let me warm your hands in mine. I will pour some wine for you. Father, look at me, for I am the [...]
There has been some positive interest in a regular blog post about the behind the scenes of making an e-zine. I’ve never done anything like this before, so it’s been a chance to see what editors face. For this first post, my thought is to also cover the initial genesis and the lead-up to publication.