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Have You Checked Out I Didn’t Break the Lamp?

Have you had a chance to read the fantastic stories in our latest anthology, I Didn’t Break the Lamp? If you have, we’d love to know what you think of them! Please leave us a review at Amazon or Goodreads! If … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Community of Magic Pens

Our friends at Atthis Arts (which includes MSJ alum E.D.E. Bell) have another Kickstarter running, for an anthology of stories about magic pens! They’re looking for funding for the anthology now, with plans to open for submissions in December if … Continue reading

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An Interview with George Salis

Today, we’re chatting with MSJ alum George Salis, who has a new novel, Sea Above, Sun Below coming out from River Boat Books. Upside-down lightning, a group of uncouth skydivers, resurrections, a mother’s body overtaken by a garden, aquatic telepathy, … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Time Travel in the Movies

Movies make everything look glamorous, and that includes science and time travel. There are varying degrees of accuracy in movie science and, as it turns out, movie time travel! This article talks about time travel in general, but with a … Continue reading

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An Interview with Nic Marson

Today, we’re chatting with Nicholas Marson, whose first novel, The Key of Astrea, will be released on Sunday, November 3. Here’s the blurb for the book: “Sixteen-year-old Jenny Tripper might be crazy…or she might have the power to save the Solar … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Power & Magic

Last year, we found Heartwood on Kickstarter and loved it. This year, the same creators are back with Power & Magic volume 2, a comics anthology of young adult queer witches of color! The Kickstarter creator and the artists and authors involved … Continue reading

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Strange Science: The How-Tos of 3D Printing

We recently learned that the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation had commissioned 3D printed replica statues of the famous Dred Scott statue in St. Louis (where co-editor Dawn is from). Part of the process of replicating this statue apparently involved an MSJ-adjacent, … Continue reading

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More Halloween Reads!

Last year, we suggested stories you might like to read for Halloween. This year, we’re back with more, and giving you enough lead time to get copies of the ones that are no longer on the website! “On a Winter’s … Continue reading

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Review of A Family Matter

A Family Matter by Ox Aaronson (Lightning Cellar Publications, 2019) is a fast-moving sci-fi heist novel with plenty of twists to keep you turning the pages. Alexander Romano-Bennetti is the nephew of the ruler of Nostraspace, one of seven galactic … Continue reading

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Mad Science Experiments for Halloween!

If you’ve got some burgeoning mad scientists in your life, and you’re looking for something to do with them as Halloween approaches, we’ve tracked down a bunch of fun science experiments you can do! This page lists 22 experiments, but … Continue reading

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