Thursday, September 15, 2011

Four eZines, The Black Star Passes, and More.

More great free eZines today as well as a few more single stories. There are a few big-name writers as well as several promising newcomers. And for fans of classic SF, libriVox has a free audiobook of "The Black Star Passes" by John Wood Campbell Jr.. I'm still catching up, so it will probably be at least a week before some categories make more than a token appearance.

Today's illustration is from the serial linked below, "The Seventh Execution" by Amber E. Scott.

Now Posted: Flurb #12
Now Posted The Fifth Dimension Ed. 13, #3 Sept. 2011
Now Posted: New Myths #16. Speculative Fiction.
Now Posted: Electric Spec V. 6, #3 August 31, 2011. Speculative Fiction.@Wiley Writers: "The Fortress of Solicitude" by Laura Givens. Superhero.
"Extra! Extra! Sex-crazed girls killing local lads in the streets of Newark! Read all about it! It’s 1938 and Kong the Avenger is out to solve the most bizarre case of his short career as a mystery man. He may need a little help from his friends."
@Ray Gun Revival: "Galactic Wonders" by Matthew Wuertz. Science Fiction.
"The unpretentious headquarters of Galactic Wonders is a suite of rooms in a one-story building in Naperville, just outside of Chicago. I think the space was designed for a dentist or doctor because there’s a lobby just inside the front door with a sliding glass window on the far wall."

@Aoife's Kiss: "The Suicide Inspector" by J. J. Steinfeld. Science Fiction.
"Though I wasn't a Rebel or a Weasel from the Underground, I once despaired totally of having a sensible place in society. My hopelessness was so thorough that thoughts of death occupied me night and day. My current work now bathes all my previous dark thoughts in the deepest irony. Just a year ago I wished to extinguish myself. I was simultaneously drifting and dangling, questioning the wisdom of the State, a breath away from curses and irrevocable acts."

Serial Fiction
@Paizo: "The Seventh Execution -Chapter Two: The Faithful False" by Amber E. Scott. Fantasy.
"We retreated into a network of side streets where we could escape if necessary and where we'd easily hear anyone approaching. The night was cool enough to frost our breath. The smell of refuse lingered beneath the familiar city smells of dirt, sweat, horse dung, and boiled potatoes."

@LibriVox: "The Black Star Passes" by John Wood Campbell Jr., read by "KirksVoice"
"A sky pirate armed with superior weapons of his own invention… First contact with an alien race dangerous enough to threaten the safety of two planets… The arrival of an unseen dark sun whose attendant marauders aimed at the very end of civilization in this Solar System."
@Wiley Writers: "The Fortress of Solicitude" by Laura Givens. Superhero. [See above]

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