• On Kickstarter: Bikes Not Rockets

    by  • July 25, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Bikes Not Rockets

    If you’re looking for a collection of sci-fi short stories about bicyclists, you’ve come to the right place! Elly Blue Publishing is currently running a Kickstarter for the fifth book in their feminist bicycle science fiction series, this one titled Bikes Not Rockets. Not only does it sound like an awesome project and collection, it...

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    Genemech Announces Bio-Security Incident and Confirms Release of Giant Death Bees

    by  • July 23, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Art for "Genemech Announces Bio-Security Incident and Confirms Release of Giant Death Bees"

    A press release authorised by Dr. Mackenzie Cooper, Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder Genemech, as provided by Paul Alex Gray Art by Luke Spooner FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VENUS SPRINGS, NEVADA, October 12th, 2019 /PRWorldWire Genemech (NYSE: GMNX) today announced a bio-security incident originating in the company’s WN45 facility. WN45 is a classified advanced manufacturing...

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    Strange Science: Regions of the Brain Involved in Dreaming

    by  • July 20, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Diagram of a human brain

    Science has long believed that in the human brain, dreams largely occurred  during the rapid eye-movement (REM) phase of sleep, but scientists studying dreams recently have learned that different types of dreams occur in different parts of the brain, and at different times in the sleep cycle. Specifically, they learned that “dreaming about faces...

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    An Interview with Jennifer R. Povey

    by  • July 19, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Cover art for Falling Dusk by Jennifer R. Povey

    Today, we bring you another interview with one of our Battling in All Her Finery authors, Jennifer R. Povey! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! Jennifer R. Povey: I never think of myself as that interesting—I’m a science fiction writer and freelancer who lives in northern Virginia (great museums, not so great urban sprawl)....

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    Mad Scientist Alums with New Short Stories!

    by  • July 18, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Cover art for July 2018 Bards and Sages Quarterly

    A number of our Mad Scientist Journal alumni have new short stories out in the world! Joachim Heijndermans has a story entitled “Last Sub to K-Tel” in A World Unimagined from Left Hand Publishers. Steve Toase has recent stories in Tincture Journal and Galileo’s Theme Park. And several MSJ alum, including Sean Patrick Hazlett, Tim McDaniel,...

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    An Interview with Matt Moran

    by  • July 17, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Map of the ancient world

    Beginning today, we’ll be interviewing some of the authors who contributed stories for Battling in All Her Finery. You can learn more about the authors and their stories as we prepare to publish this anthology! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! Matt Moran: An inveterate and lifelong geek, I live in a flat full...

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    by  • July 16, 2018 • 0 Comments

    Art for "Ephemerene"

    An essay by Roberta, as provided by Chris Walker Art by Errow Collins 1. I am holding her close, whispering, when she disappears. The warm pressure of her embrace is gone, and my arms squeeze inward on the sudden emptiness. My words trail away into silence. The faint, familiar scent of her is already...

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