• Posts Tagged ‘Fantasy’

    Fiction: The Fae Catcher’s Tale

    by  • June 24, 2019 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "The Fae Catcher's Tale"

    An account by Hunter, as provided by Kiyomi Appleton Gaines Art by Leigh Legler The following account was provided to me by an individual identifying himself only as Hunter, and “problem solver of a more cryptic nature, if you catch my meaning.” I approached him in a tavern and presented myself as representing a...

    Read more →

    Science in Sci-Fi

    by  • April 4, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Illustration of hovering or suspended spacecraft

    If you ever wonder where speculative fiction authors get their ideas, the answer is sometimes “from reality.” Author and scientist Dan Koboldt runs the website Science in Sci-Fi, Fact in Fantasy, which is a phenomenal resource for authors interested in writing accurate sci-fi and fantasy, but it’s also a great place for readers interested...

    Read more →

    Wood Man

    by  • January 30, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Wood Man"

    An account by the Woodman, as provided by Richard Zwicker Art by Leigh Legler I am a woodman, by profession and constitution. I go into the darkness of the woods, choose large trees, and through the sweat of my arms and the sharpness of my axe, chop them into lengths that provide heat against...

    Read more →

    Weaselbearer v. del Toro

    by  • May 25, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Weaselbearer v. del Toro

    An essay by Judge Salvadore Ironfist, as provided by K. G. Jewell Art by Leigh Legler BE IT REMEMBERED on July 23, 2013, the Court held a hearing in the above-styled cause, and the parties appeared with counsel. Background In January 2010, Malcolm Weaselbearer was hired by Xavier del Toro, Dark Sorcerer 9th Level, as...

    Read more →

    Its Terrible White Horn

    by  • April 14, 2014 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr. Vadim Orlov, as provided by Ian Rose Art by Justine McGreevy I did it. It was me. We have all paid the price for my hubris and that of the fools who joined me. This is my confession. I released the unicorn into our world. We discovered its remains in...

    Read more →

    The Beginning Botanist’s Guide to Lair Defense

    by  • October 21, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Lady Jelique D’Avern, as provided by John A. McColley Art by Dawn Vogel The below information represents years of research into the field of cryptobotany, including active experimentation and cultivation. I present an offering to fellow scientists who find themselves oft disturbed from their own projects by the interloping of dull-witted...

    Read more →

    Monsters Behind the Scenes

    by  • October 14, 2013 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Melinda Myers, as provided by Kate Elizabeth Art by Justine McGreevy We humans are bombarded on a daily basis from telemarketers, door-to-door sales men, infomercials, advertisements … the list goes on. Tempting us to spend more money, change our electricity providers, get rich quick, and lose weight fast. But behind these companies and...

    Read more →