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    Concerning Your Recent Creation of Sentient Horse-things on the Next Planet Over

    by  • March 12, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Concerning your Recent Creation of Sentient Horse-things on the Next Planet Over"

    E-mails between Dr Henrietta Higglebottem and Dr Hsieng “Jack” Xao, forwarded by Dr Higglebottem to Stewart C Baker Art by Liz Argall Dear Dr. Higglebottem, The board has received troubling reports from a group of hyper-dolphins about your recent activities on Tau Ceti f. These reports claim: that you have created sentient horse-things; that...

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    Permanent Exhibition

    by  • March 5, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Mr. Vince DeMarsh, as provided by Dr. J. A. Grier Art Amanda Jones As an agent for eccentric artist-types, my life was unpredictable, but I had an eye for the kind of talent that made money. In fact, I was on the phone with some of that talent, and was getting...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: January 2018

    by  • February 27, 2018 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Our table at Foolscap 2018!

    January saw the final steps towards launching this month’s Kickstarter, so some of the expenses reflect that. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Web Resources: (-$67.06) Stories: (-$260.00) Art: (-$684.00) Advertising: (-$85.43) Processing Fees: (-$18.39) Printing: (-$21.59) Donations: $44.71 Ad Revenue: $0.25 Online Book Sales: $88.57 Total: (-$1,002.94) QTD: (-$2,094.45) YTD: (-$4,188.90)...

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    Lucky Stars

    by  • February 26, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Pat Delmarre, as provided by Robert Dawson Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye “Don’t you ever feel guilty?” I asked Brianna. “Naaah.” She tapped her nails, hot pink with black Klingon alphabet decals, nervously on the arm of the couch. “And if I do, I just think about that Venge bicycle I’ll be riding...

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    In Lieu of the Upper Hand

    by  • February 19, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Max Jamison, as provided by J. A. Psoras Art by Luke Spooner “In art the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can inspire.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I didn’t see it that way, but I was charmed. Fame. Fortune. Lot and lots of women. An assortment–colorful and convenient....

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    The Wing Collector

    by  • February 12, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by an anonymous collector, as provided by H. Pueyo Art by Shannon Legler The anatomy of their bodies is quite singular–a single head, two normal arms and legs of varying sizes, a common torso of proportionate shape, slightly wider to fit their potent lungs, feet en pointe like a ballerina, with claws...

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    A Question of Somatics

    by  • February 5, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Professor Matthew Bibby, as provided by Maureen Bowden Art  by Errow Collins Wavertree Parke was a perfect woman, and I intended to clone her. My position as head of the Biology faculty at Riverside University enabled me to hone my technique to a standard far above that of my rivals in...

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    There Will Be No Encore

    by  • January 29, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Tony Russo, as provided by Darren Ridgley Art by Justine McGreevy Never thought I’d say it, but one day I’d like to come out to an empty room. But tonight ain’t the night. Tonight it’s a full house. Standing room only. Every single one of ’em here to see me, Tony Russo, in...

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