Tag Archives: Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

54.  “Woman Leaves Room” by Robert Reed (Lightspeed) Good story.  A bit melancholy, I thought…but that’s typical in stories about the erosion of time. 55.  “Spider the Artist” by Nnedi Okorafor (Lightspeed) Friggin’ awesome.  The world-building is awesome, awesome, awesome…and … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

This past week has been difficult for me timewise.  At least it’s felt that way.  I’ll know for sure when I add up the numbers from the old work log.  Therefore and forthwith, tonight I turn to my current go-to … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

Keeping it short and sweet this week, guys.  I’ve got unfinished fiction screaming for attention on my desk, and it’s hurting my brain. 43.  “Fort Clay, Louisiana:  A Tragical History” by Albert E. Cowdrey (Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

38.  “When the Light Left” by Becca De La Rosa (Ideomancer Speculative Fiction) Beautiful and touching.  I love this author’s style and use of language in this story. 39.  “Amor Fugit” by Alexandra Duncan (Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, … Continue reading

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CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

I am working my way through the current issue of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and I am relearning a very valuable lesson:  the importance of character development.  *Regardless of how cool and neato your story idea is, if the reader … Continue reading

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