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2009 Halloween Flash Fiction and Graphic Contest

Submission Window: October 1st to Friday the 16th, midnight. Choose a graphic image as a prompt then start writing! Story content should relate directly to the graphic of choice and should also follow the content guidelines . . . .

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Podcast: Fantasy Magazine‘s Micro-Fiction Contest Winners, Read by Maguerite Croft (Podcastle)

Night comes softly, and the crickets chirp their spell-binding lullaby. In a small thicket the nymph lulls to trance-like slumber as the last rays of light disappear.

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Blog for a Bella Swann

In the last Blog for A, we talked about cyborgs, and discussed a range of metal men (and women) that included the Terminator, Vic Stone aka Cyborg of the Teen Titans, cylons (particularly Number Six) and the Bladerunner replicants. In the end, though, in picking a favorite cyborg, I’m going retro, like one of our […]

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Fantasy Magazine‘s Micro-Fiction Contest: And the Winners are . . .

First Place — “Night Comes Softly” by Kelly Stiles — “Night comes softly, and the crickets chirp their spell-binding lullaby. In a small thicket the nymph lulls to trance-like slumber as the last rays of light disappear . . .” Check back for podcasts of our first, second and third place winners. The next micro-fiction contest will be held . . .

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Fantasy Magazine‘s May Madness Micro-Fiction Contest

Rules of the Reader Poll: Everyone may participate, readers and contest participants, alike. Each poller chooses his or her top three micro-shorts, listed below. The stories are in no particular order.

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Blog for a Cyborg

This week, we revisit the borgs with Blog for a Cyborg. Among the below cyborgs (or add one of your own picks), which is your favorite and why?

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Blog for a Magic Reviser

This week, in Alison Campbell-Wise’s “Revisionist History,” a young married couple find a magic marker that can rewrite their history. If you could choose one mundane household item to be your magic reviser, which item would you choose and how would you use it?

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Blog For a Borg (How Could We Not Talk About Star Trek?)

We’ve run our picks from the original series, and we’ve got more best/more lists for ST: Next Generation, Deepspace Nine, Voyager, and whatever the one is that I’m missing coming up, along with other interesting Star Trek content, including a column about slash that should stir some controversy. Let the Trekkian revels begin!

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Blog for an Invisible Bunny

This week’s reprint, Miss Cubbidge and the Dragon of Romance, got me thinking about fantasy companions…