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    Birthing Fire

    by  • April 24, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Birthing Fire"

    An essay by Dr. Henrik Ahlstrom, as provided by Dantzel Cherry Art by Shannon Legler DR27-6 wobbles one last time, and a crack laces across the marble shell, etched by a small egg tooth. White and red fluids spill out. The tooth saws back and forth a few times, then stops. I dim the...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: March 2017

    by  • April 21, 2017 • Administrative • 0 Comments

    Picture of Creepy Bunny People

    March was a hectic flurry of activity in the wake of our Kickstarter ending: shipping out backer rewards for add-ons, getting Spring 2017 out the door, and dealing with the tsunami of slush that came in for the anthology. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($75.00) Art: ($300.00) Advertising: ($30.00)...

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    A Gift of Life and Death

    by  • April 10, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Mira Delmer, as provided by Caroline von Schmalensee Art by Shannon Legler Last night, everything changed. I’d got to the bit where I tell Roland about how I met his father when, out of the deep blue, he said, “But Kraken’s a myth. He’s not real.” He’s six–it could have happened...

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    Stheno

    by  • April 3, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Stheno the Gorgon, as provided by Marnie Azzarelli Art by Luke Spooner “Brave soul, walking by herself in this neighborhood at night,” the passenger in a gray mini-van commented to her driving friend as I crossed the intersection in front of them. They are more afraid of me than I am of them....

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    Grimalkin and Hound

    by  • March 27, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by May Hayashi, as provided by Laura Duerr Art by Justine McGreevy “So! You’re May, right? What do you do?” Brianne asks. She’s standing a little too close, hanging on to every word I say, smiling nonstop like she’s in conversation with her very best friend. I manage to not roll my...

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    That Man Behind the Curtain: February 2017

    by  • March 24, 2017 • Man Behind the Curtain • 0 Comments

    Photo of Dawn with the Mystery Soda Machine

    February was spent plugging our next anthology Kickstarter. (And we’re now open to anthology submissions.) This meant a spike in advertising costs last month. The Money Aspect Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses. Hosting: ($17.06) Stories: ($70.00) Art: ($224.23) Advertising: ($519.00) Processing Fees: ($10.23) Printing: ($33.13) Donations: $34.71 Ad Revenue: $0.48 Online Book Sales: $8.88...

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    The Physics of Decluttering

    by  • March 20, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Physics of Decluttering

    Keynote address presented by Doctor Seeya Laterbro Transcription services provided by Lisha E. Goldberg Art by Dawn Vogel Good morning. I am delighted to speak to all of you today at the International Symposium for Highly Frustrated Physicists. It’s been a wonderful conference, so far. Although I have to admit, I’m getting a little...

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    The Inverse Polygraph: A New Device for Implanting Thought Patterns

    by  • March 13, 2017 • Fiction • 1 Comment

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    An essay by Professor Josef Austin, as provided by Candida Spillard Art by Luke Spooner (Paper to have been submitted by Professor Josef Austin of Harvard, currently on secondment to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, to “IEEE Transactions, Medical Devices,” but withdrawn having been found to contain Classified material. This copy provided by Candida...

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