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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of Harvard, currently on secondment to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, to “IEEE Transactions, Medical Devices,” but withdrawn having been found to contain Classified material.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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    The Snakes or the Humans?

    by  • March 6, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Snakes or the Humans?

    An essay by Professor Chester Willis, as provided by Calvin Demmer Art by Shannon Legler How does one ask forgiveness for potentially killing the entire human race? That is a question I have pondered all morning. Would you believe me if I said it all started because of a simple request from Clara, my...

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    Norwescon 2017

    by  • March 2, 2017 • Administrative • 0 Comments

    Utter Fabrication cover art

    We’ll be at Norwescon, April 13-17. We’ll be selling books in the dealer room, and sitting on panels. Schedule is below. Friday, April 14 Choosing the Right Game for My Group 11:00am – 12:00pm @ Cascade 7&8 Ogre Whiteside (M), Donna Prior, Jeremy Zimmerman, Sar Surmick Saturday, April 15 Autograph Session 2 3:00pm –...

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    Call for Submissions: Utter Fabrication

    by  • March 1, 2017 • Administrative • 28 Comments

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    We will be creating an anthology titled Utter Fabrication: Historical Accounts of Unusual Buildings and Structures. It will be a collection of fictional stories about haunted houses and other weird places. For this anthology, our pay will be 2¢/word. We are particularly looking for stories from authors who are underrepresented in fiction: people of...

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    The Hazards of Owning a Unicorn

    by  • February 27, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    A press release from Genetisus, as provided by Lyn Godfrey Art by Ariel Alian Wilson Tired of age-old boring normal pets? Are you frustrated with all the “fake” cyborg animals on the market these days? Have you been burned by crossed wires and so-called “intelligent” AI? Well, we at the NoRobo Pets division of...

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