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Mile High Vanishing Act

“It was such a weird, foreboding feeling.”

I always liked to get the window seat on a plane. Especially on the long distance flights like today; I’m on my way to Australia. 609 more words

Writing

Kids are for Trxxks by Katherine J. Parker

“Don’t play with your food, honey,” Lrglphmp gurgled.

“But it’s more fun when I gotta catch’em.” Hrglphx gave the scrabbling bipeds a poke. They scattered, clambering up the walls of his bowl. 70 more words

Flash Fiction

The Hardest Working Man in Weird Fiction: A Jeff VanderMeer Interview


This interview first appeared on Literary Kicks on December 19, 2008. In 2018, Paramount pictures will release Annihilation, a film based on the novel…

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Science Fiction

Pulp Appeal: Jirel of Joiry

C.L. Moore, stands out as one of the godparents of sword and sorcery and science-fiction, and nowhere is this more apparent than in her creation, … 366 more words

Pulp Appeal

Clark Ashton Smith, The Felicitous Chameleon of Weird Fiction and Fantasy

This is part one of what aims to be an overview of the short fiction of Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961) as found in The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies (Penguin, 2014.) Major plot spoilers will be avoided, with only minor plot details and ‘set ups’ revealed along with matters of setting. 1,831 more words

SF

Review: Child of Winter by T.R. Hitchman

Reminiscent of Shirley Jackson’s work.

Hitchman is fluent in the language of mood and emotion, a deep wellspring of feeling bubbling up through her rich, lustrous prose. 183 more words