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    Your Star

    by  • October 31, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Your Star"

    A notice from the Ad Hoc Committee for Stellar Distribution, as provided by Daniel Hudon Art by Ariel Alian Wilson Somewhere in the Galaxy, our galaxy, the Milky Way, your star shines. It was assigned to you when you were born, and its light has been traveling the vast spans of interstellar space since...

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    Demote the Earth

    by  • October 24, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Demote the Earth"

    A Letter to the International Astronomical Union by Professor E. Meritus, brought to our attention by E. B. Fischadler Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye Sirs- It has come to my attention that the IAU has been inconsistent and unfair in its treatment of Pluto. As is well known, Pluto has recently been demoted from the...

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    A Fictional Sell-Out

    by  • October 17, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A Fictional Sell Out

    An essay by L. Gordonsby-Wilkes, as provided by Soren James Art by Luke Spooner Dedicated to people for whom the world has been tricked from them: In Victorian England, it was common practice for an upper-class gentleman, when dressing for formal occasions, to enter a room with a low ceiling and to there perform a...

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    Final Thoughts

    by  • September 26, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Final Thoughts

    An essay by Joshua Harken, as provided by Aaron Moskalik Art by Shannon Legler “I love you, man.” Jericho Bailey plants his face in my chest and puts me in a bear hug. I hold my drink out to the side, careful not to spill it. It’s all too much. Jericho Freaking Bailey. And...

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    The Giftie

    by  • September 19, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Giftie

    An essay by Sadie Loveday, as provided by Judith Field Art by Errow Collins O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! (Robert Burns, “To a Louse”) On my 40th birthday, I said to myself, “Sadie, it’s time for life to begin.” Sadie Loveday, spinster of this...

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    Reflections on a Void

    by  • September 12, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Reflections on a Void

    An essay by an anonymous visionary, as provided by Braddock Gaskill Art by Dawn Vogel The good days wash over you like an ocean wave. The solid days of sixteen hours of pure productivity. They leave you cleansed in a baptism of human endeavor. You don’t remember how the code looked yesterday; you are reborn...

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    The Werner and Chalsky Event

    by  • September 5, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Werner and Chalsky Incident

    An essay by Dr. Samantha Blunt, as provided by Franko Stephens Art by Luke Spooner Excerpts from the journal of Doctor Samantha Blunt, concerning the incidents leading up to and involving the Werner and Chalsky Event of 2023, released by court order to the Smithfield County Special Investigations Unit. Compiled and abbreviated by Franko...

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    Mad Scientists in SFWA Promoted Kickstarter!

    by  • August 31, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Cover Art for "2017 Young Explorer's Adventure Guide"

    MSJ alumni Deborah Walker and Jeannie Warner, as well as editor Dawn Vogel, are all authors in the anthology 2017 Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide. It is currently seeking funding through Kickstarter, and has been chosen as a SFWA Star Project by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America! There are three weeks left in their campaign, so...

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