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  1. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    15/11/2016
    Is Tolkien Really All That Bad?
    Is Tolkien Really All That Bad? Alexa Steele's buzz: How to be a better writer by ignoring writing advice confessed: Years before the movies came out someone gifted me a copy of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Intrigued, I sat down to read it that same day.I never finished the first...
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    Matt Sweetwood
    16/11/2016 #6 Matt Sweetwood
    "If you're expecting The Greatest Epic Fantasies Ever Written" - When I first read it I was not.. but then I read it, and read it again and again and read the Silmarillian and have come to realize that Tolkien is not only an amazing writer and genius - but has created English Mythology on his own, has inspired everything Fantasy for almost 75 years now and in fact did write "The Greatest Epic Fantasies Ever Written." In my mind he change my life and is the greatest ever. But then again I was a math major. Buzz On! @Virag Gulyas @Javier beBee @Dean Owen @John White, MBA
    Alexa Steele
    15/11/2016 #5 Alexa Steele
    Thank you for this analysis, Paul. I'm sharing the Creative Writers hive.
    Paul Kemner
    15/11/2016 #4 Paul Kemner
    #3 I was planning on putting a comment on your post, but hadn't gotten to it yet. It's interesting to compare the books with the movie openings and see what they 'fixed'.
    Alexa Steele
    15/11/2016 #3 Alexa Steele
    Hi Paul. I happened upon your post in my feed just now and intend to read it in further detail tomorrow. Are you aware that currently tags within posts don't generate a notification? You have to use the comments section to alert someone to your post (and I wouldn't have wanted to miss this 😃)
    Paul Kemner
    15/11/2016 #2 Paul Kemner
    #1 I read them back in the late 60's, and again before the movies came out. I liked them, but I was reading a lot of SF and fantasy so they fit in a larger context for me. Some of the imitation Tolkien that came out at the time was really dreadful- taking up any faults that JRRT had, but losing his redeeming qualities. On the plus side, the success in the US at the time helped a lot of forgotten early fantasy to be republished, like the Ballantine Adult Fantasy line of books edited by Lin Carter.
    One of the interesting things about LOTR- I think it's the first Hazardous Material Quest. Instead of being a quest to find the Sword of Power or the Sacred Badger Pelt, it was a quest to get rid of something dangerous.
    Phillip Hubbell
    15/11/2016 #1 Phillip Hubbell
    I think it was after the third or fourth reading of them that I moved on to his other tales and histories. I had decided I liked them long before the movies. Not a lot of ambiguity about who the good guys are, for the most part. Even the slips in character turn out redeemed in their passing ..save the Stewart of Gondor.
  2. Froilán Pérez

    Froilán Pérez

    27/10/2016
    2 + 2 = 5
    Orwell - Keeping An Eye On You (Announcement Trailer)
    Orwell - Keeping An Eye On You (Announcement Trailer) Big Brother has arrived - and it’s you. Investigate the lives of citizens to find those responsible for a series of terror attacks. Information from the...
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  3. Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza
    Food for thoughts ....
    Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza
    Today it is 7212.
    gohumans.news I opened my eyes and looked at the number. 7212. It seemed like only yesterday that yesterday had happened, and yet I had been reliving this day for almost 20 years.I got up and got changed, made...
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  4. David Gamella Pérez
    Just wonderful.

    "Hard times are coming, when we’ll be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies to other ways of being, and even imagine real grounds for hope. We’ll need writers who can remember freedom – poets, visionaries – realists of a larger reality."

    "Books aren’t just commodities; the profit motive is often in conflict with the aims of art. We live in capitalism, its power seems inescapable – but then, so did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art. Very often in our art, the art of words."

    Ursula K. Le Guin, National Book Awards on November 19, 2014.
    Ursula Le Guin
    Ursula Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin accepts the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 65th National Book Awards on...
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    David Gamella Pérez
    14/09/2016 #2 David Gamella Pérez
    #1 I agree with you Jena. She is the best.
    Jena Ball
    14/09/2016 #1 Jena Ball
    How I lover her work. A truly great writer.
  5. ProducerLauren Juzl

    Lauren Juzl

    08/09/2016
    90% of Science Fiction is Crap
    90% of Science Fiction is CrapThere are a few obvious stereotypes of science fiction readers: Lonely men and sad teenage boys, geeks and nerds, sweating in their anoraks. Yet I find it hard to comprehend that so many will write off a whole genre on the basis of a number of...
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    Nathan Lowell
    08/10/2016 #25 Nathan Lowell
    Miéville is one of the more interesting Weird writers. I read Perdido Street Station years ago. Good book, but haven't gone back to that well for a long time.

    I swore off trad pubs about 2011. I'll sometimes pick up a book on sale when the publisher runs a promo but I'm not paying $15 for an ebook and I have no use for paper.
    Paul Kemner
    08/10/2016 #24 Paul Kemner
    I just started China Miéville's Kraken. So far, I'd say he's definitely another writer to check out.
    Nathan Lowell
    07/10/2016 #23 Nathan Lowell
    "But this seems to be an opinion that won’t budge."

    Narrow minded generalizations - and every genre has them - seem to say less about the genre than the people offering the criticism.

    Why does it matter? Clearly - as an author - I don't buy into the stereotypes. As a long time SF fan I understand what Sturgeon's Revelation actually means and I happen to agree with it.

    I also think that it's a rule that needs to be applied unilaterally - that is - I get to say which 10% is not-crap for me and you get to say which 10% is not-crap for you. Sometimes we'll overlap and sometimes we won't.

    Isn't that a good thing?
    Lauren Juzl
    10/09/2016 #22 Lauren Juzl
    Thanks for the link @CityVP Manjit, I've always found the Paris review to be an amazing source to discover the complexities and personalities of so many great authors, I'll definitely take a look at Gibson, thank you.
    CityVP Manjit
    10/09/2016 #21 CityVP Manjit
    I have not indulged science fiction novels, I prefer science fiction as a film genre, but I did get into William Gibson. Gibson has become a bit of a cult figure for technologists despite the reality that he barely uses technologies in his actual writing, he writes using that old technology called a typewriter and an manual one at that. The Paris Review interview did a good job of why I think Gibson is a compelling thinker and author http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/6089/the-art-of-fiction-no-211-william-gibson
    Lauren Juzl
    10/09/2016 #19 Lauren Juzl
    Thanks so much @Paul Kemner, it sounds great! Will definitely give it a read. #17
    David Gamella Pérez
    10/09/2016 #18 David Gamella Pérez
    "I won’t stop being proud to admit that my favorite genre is science fiction." 👏👏👏👏Thanks @Lauren Juzl from a proud science fiction reader.
    Paul Kemner
    10/09/2016 #17 Paul Kemner
    You also might want to check out Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (she was Guest of Honor at Penguicon). That book won the 2014 Hugo award for best novel, the Nebula Award for best novel, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and the British Science Fiction Association award for best novel, and the Locus Award for best first novel. It's also won awards for best translated novel in Japan and France. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancillary_Justice
    Lauren Juzl
    09/09/2016 #16 Lauren Juzl
    #14 I mentioned both 1984 and Brave New World in the article if you read it, and yes I agree I should have mentioned 2001 a Space Odyssey. As for Atwood, I would class The Handmaid's Tale, Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood, Madaddam and The Heart Goes Last all as scifi, but of course as the post proves, it's completely subjective. As for the title, I believed it was the most important point of the article.
    Jim Murray
    09/09/2016 #15 Jim Murray
    PS: The title of this post feels very clickbaity.
    Jim Murray
    09/09/2016 #14 Jim Murray
    I noticed that conspicuous by their absence are '1984', '2001 A Space Odyssey' and 'Brave New World' which as a sci fi buff, defines the genre pretty completely for me. What's up with that? Re Margaret Atwood. She's really only written one work that could be called sci-fi. She's a literary writer and I can understand completely her not wanting to be typecast in a genre in which show only made one contribution.
    Robert Cormack
    09/09/2016 #13 Robert Cormack
    Quite possibly, Lauren. Margaret has some pretty definite ideas about fiction, especially science fiction. Should we allow for greater latitude, imagining what could be instead of what will be? Sure, why not? None of us will probably be here to know the true answer, anyway, so let's imagine any possibility. The more the mind wanders, the more we discover. Would we have gotten to the moon if it wasn't for Jules Verne? Who knows. He's certainly made us think. That's always healthy.
    Lauren Juzl
    09/09/2016 #12 Lauren Juzl
    #10 And that's what annoys me so much about Atwood @Robert Cormack, what I love about science fiction is how possible most of the content is, and when its not so believable, how exciting it is to imagine if it was. My only problem with Atwood's remarks is that she's trying to use them as a reason to separate her work from science fiction, when really she's just highlighting one of the many complexities of the genre.
    Lauren Juzl
    09/09/2016 #11 Lauren Juzl
    @Aurorasa Sima I think perhaps that would be the 90% that you are referring to, or as @Nick Mlatchkov more kindly put it, the 60%. I don't know if you've read many of the authors I listed or @Paul Kemner and Nick put forward but perhaps that's where you may find the new and innovative ideas you're looking for.
    Robert Cormack
    09/09/2016 #10 Robert Cormack
    I think Atwood makes a good point. Somewhere in science fiction, it's good to find that strand that says, "This could very well happen." In many respects, I think that's what happened with the whole Star Trek phenomenon. On one hand, it's certainly "out there." On the other hand, we feel Gene has prophetic moments that we are seeing in modern reality. If he was a "seeing some future realities," perhaps the rest will be reality, too. That's the joy of the concept for most Trekers. and I think that's the joy for a lot of science fiction readers. Having that thread of prophetic possibility (as with Verne) makes the genre more intriguing and therefore more readable.
    Don Graham
    09/09/2016 #9 Don Graham
    I'm not a big reader. I never was. I can only read as fast as I can say it out loud. But on video... Well that's different. Any Sci Fi I've seen.... Most of it was crap. But I loved Star Trek Deep Space Nine. It was something I could believe may be in the distant future. Babylon 5 would have been good, except the acting was deplorable! But I'll see a Sci Fi movie coming on, and I think "cool... Sci Fi" Then when I watch 15 minutes of it, I usually can't watch anymore.
    Paul Kemner
    09/09/2016 #8 Paul Kemner
    I'd recommend Tim Powers (esp. Last Call, Expiration Date, and Earthquake Weather) and some of his weird history books. Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash and The Diamond Age (worthwhile cyberpunk!) . Connie Willis (esp Doomsday Book). Kage Baker's "The Company" novels. Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan Saga books.
    Paul Kemner
    09/09/2016 #7 Paul Kemner
    There is so much being written today, so it's difficult to find "the good stuff". And mass media (movies/tv) favors space opera and repetitive quest fantasy. I've found that being involved with the "literary" SF cons has helped me find much better stuff. Hearing what impresses authors I'm impressed with (and why they like it) has opened up a lot of vistas.
    Bill Stankiewicz
    09/09/2016 #6 Bill Stankiewicz
    I have read many books & audio of Dr Who, still going for 30 years...
    Nick Mlatchkov
    09/09/2016 #5 Anonymous
    I think the ratio's better 40 good vs 60 crap. Obviously all of I. Asimov, A. C. Clarke go in the 1st.
  6. ProducerPascal Derrien

    Pascal Derrien

    04/09/2016
    The Pet
    The PetI have been on my own for 3 days now, it was brilliant in a way as I got the entire duplex for me, Lex my master left me food for 5 days in case his assignment was to take more time than planned. What I understood from him is that he is a Unit...
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    Paul Kemner
    19/10/2016 #14 Paul Kemner
    Nice concept- are you thinking of developing it into a larger storyline, or leaving it as flash fiction?
    Pascal Derrien
    06/09/2016 #13 Pascal Derrien
    #11 ah you are too kind @Franci Eugenia Hoffman it is just a bit of reverse engineering :-)
    Franci Eugenia Hoffman
    06/09/2016 #12 Franci Eugenia Hoffman
    Sharing to Story Telling
    Franci Eugenia Hoffman
    06/09/2016 #11 Franci Eugenia Hoffman
    What an intriguing story. It certainly held my attention. Your imagination and story telling ability is phenomenal!
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    05/09/2016 #10 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    #4 LOL @Ken Boddie! Incidentally, that last sentence of yours swept my attention away from black holes and worm holes to another variety of holes...not far from Uranus...I had to fire a few quick bursts from the aux engine to veer clear of the probes heading for them...whew! Close shave again! Back on trajectory now! Destination Endor-II ;)
    Pascal Derrien
    05/09/2016 #9 Pascal Derrien
    #4 I am surprised your smart devices have not told you there are actually a few 'articifcial'' planets around Uranus made of debris in 2759 but well you may have to wait for the upgrade :-) Free humans from the machines!! how do you do coffee without a percolator again :-) @Ken Boddie
    Pascal Derrien
    05/09/2016 #8 Pascal Derrien
    #5 the chocolate must the treat of choice for the pets I reckon :-) thanks for dropping by @Dean Owen :-)
    Pascal Derrien
    05/09/2016 #7 Pascal Derrien
    #6 thanks @Praveen Raj Gullepalli indeed what happened when we decided to go a step too far but something happened....:-)
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    05/09/2016 #6 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    Another engaging scifi story @Pascal Derrien! So we are gonna be pets with our own vets and Robocop like man-machine interface critters controlling us! Seems likely...we are suckers for tech and have no idea where to draw the line when it comes to using tech anyway ;)
    Dean Owen
    05/09/2016 #5 Dean Owen
    Yikes, what a future to be controlled by coffee machines that need filter replacements! I am kinda of glad they haven't changed Gregorian calendar into some metric system. And all this talk of chocolate (Galaxy and Milky Way) made me hungry!
    Ken Boddie
    05/09/2016 #4 Ken Boddie
    I knew it, Pascal, and your buzz confirms it, except you have your dates wrong. I am a mere pet in the world controlled by my smart phone, Macbook, washing machine, dishwasher, etc. In fact anything with 'smart' circuitry appears to be brighter than I am and impossible to deal with when they decide to 'go on vacation' (i.e. stop working). I know for a fact that these devices gang up on me from time to time and I'm sure they take delight in 'going on vacation' together without warning. Incidentally, I haven't noticed any satellite planets hovering around my anus? 🙃
    Pascal Derrien
    04/09/2016 #3 Pascal Derrien
    #2 thanks @Donna-Luisa Eversley you made me laugh :-) Lex is OK but I think he has a dark side and his electroids overheat when questionned about humans who knows.... :-)
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    04/09/2016 #2 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    Wow @Pascal Derrien...I saw it, in real as I read...marvelous..can't wait for the next story...uhh , tic tock , tick tock , please don't let Lex harm Walter...😉
    Pascal Derrien
    04/09/2016 #1 Pascal Derrien
    While looking for a visual for this short story I bumped into Fantastic Planet, a strange filmy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgCxCZNkQ9E
    with some kind of strange and interesting surrealist-style imagery It is said to be influenced by Dali's paintings .

    As Dali himself said, "Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing."
  7. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    26/08/2016
    Magic in the Middle Ages (free Coursera course)
    Magic in the Middle Ages (free Coursera course)Fantasy authors and history lovers may be interested in this free course on Magic in the Middle Ages from the Universitat de Barcelona.  About this course: Magical thought has always attracted human imagination. In this course we will introduce you...
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  8. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    22/08/2016
    Mithila Review - A Speculative Arts & Culture Magazine (Calls for Submissions)
    Mithila Review - A Speculative Arts & Culture Magazine (Calls for Submissions)Mithila Review is a speculative arts and culture magazine. We are open to original submissions as well as translations from around the world. Along with original speculative fiction and poetry, we will host reviews, discussions and appreciations...
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  9. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    24/07/2016
    Between Worlds - Autumn-themed issue - Calls for Submissions
    Between Worlds - Autumn-themed issue - Calls for SubmissionsThe veil between worlds is intrinsic to the very nature of autumn. On the celtic feast of Samhain, otherwise known as Halloween, the veil grows thin and the dead can pass through for one night. If they can pass through, then what else can? And if...
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    Paul Kemner
    24/07/2016 #2 Paul Kemner
    #1 Bill, you wouldn't believe the number of anthologies and online 'zines that produce issues themed to the Gaelic year cycle. It amazes me how many would-be fiction authors ignore this market for short works.
    Bill Stankiewicz
    24/07/2016 #1 Bill Stankiewicz
    Nice work here Paul. Samhain (pronounced /ˈsɑːwɪn/ SAH-win or /ˈsaʊ.ɪn/ SOW-in, Irish pronunciation: [sˠaunʲ]) is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter or the "darker half" of the year. regards, BILL STANKIEWICZ , HAVE A GREAT DAY & KEEP PROMOTING beBEE.COM :~))
  10. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    23/07/2016
    Issues of Tomorrow: a SF anthology (multiple calls for submissions)
    Issues of Tomorrow: a SF anthology (multiple calls for submissions)"Indie Authors Press is proud to announce the upcoming anthology, ISSUES OF TOMORROW , a SF anthology for print and electronic publication. We are seeking short stories written by established and upcoming writers from around the world with the...
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  11. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    21/07/2016
    Immanence - The Journal of Applied Mythology, Legend, and Folktale (calls for submissions)
    Immanence - The Journal of Applied Mythology, Legend, and Folktale (calls for submissions)If you would like to be advised of the themes of upcoming journals and submission dates please sign up to receive our newsletter. Immanence accepts well-written articles, anecdotes, poems, book reviews, and film reviews illuminating the ongoing...
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  12. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    20/07/2016
    Lorelei Signal - Call for Submissions
    Lorelei Signal - Call for SubmissionsSubmission Guidelines Welcome to The Lorelei SignalThe Lorelei Signal is a quarterly Fantasy electronic magazine - one that will feature strong / complex female characters. This does not mean your female character has to be the main hero or villain...
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  13. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    19/07/2016
    PodCastle Submission Guidelines
    PodCastle Submission GuidelinesPodCastle is currently OPEN to submissions. PodCastle is looking for quality fantasy fiction. If you’re a writer with a speculative short story that you’d like to hear narrated by one of our performers, we’d like to see it.Word count: up to 6,000...
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  14. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    19/07/2016
    The Were-Traveler - (Poetry, Micro and Flash Fiction.) Call for Submissions
    The Were-Traveler - (Poetry, Micro and Flash Fiction.) Call for SubmissionsThe Speculative Poetry Issue. Poetry (up to 50 lines). I have been getting into a lot of poetry lately. So, I decided for the first new issue back (as opposed to an issue that has been sitting on a back burner for over a year) will be a poetry...
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  15. Max Carter

    Max Carter

    18/07/2016
    A piece of Science Fiction I am finally getting back to.
    Max Carter
    Introduction to Peace Lords: A fictional tale of our possible future
    thechurchofrocknroll.org One of the projects I lost a few months ago when my laptop died is called Peace Lords. I think of it as my Star Trek and has aspects of every piece of science fiction I’ve ever watched....
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  16. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    17/07/2016
    Quarterday Review: Open Submission Calls
    Quarterday Review: Open Submission CallsWhat to send us: There is no line limit for poetry, and we welcome long form poetry such as epic and sonnet crowns. We try and keep the theming linked to the physical season in the Northern Hemisphere (e.g. the Samhain issue, out on Halloween,...
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  17. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    16/07/2016
    Occult Detective Quarterly - Calls for Submissions
    Occult Detective Quarterly - Calls for SubmissionsWelcome to Occult Detective Quarterly . ODQ is not a greydogtales spin-off, but is in fact a new project by Sam Gafford, John Linwood Grant and Travis Neisler – a planned quarterly print magazine with fiction, articles, reviews and art about…...
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  18. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    09/07/2016
    Polu Texni - A Magazine of Many Arts - Calls for Submissions
    Polu Texni - A Magazine of Many Arts - Calls for SubmissionsWriters’ GuidelinesPolu Texni is looking for good articles or stories that pertain to our themes.Fiction: We are full for now. When submissions open up again, we will be looking for speculative or weird fiction, preferably stories that contain...
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  19. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    08/07/2016
    Nature Futures - Call for Submissions
    Nature Futures - Call for SubmissionsOK. Take a seat. This won’t take long. Don’t worry about the alien, he always does that when he sees strangers, it doesn’t stain. I’m afraid I can’t offer you any refreshments — the service droid blew a fuse last week and the spare part is...
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  20. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    08/07/2016
    Write for Asimov's Science Fiction (link)
    Write for Asimov's Science Fiction (link)Asimov’s Science Fiction: Always Accepting Unpublished Fiction Written by Eleanor MatamaAsimov’s Science Fiction Magazine is one of the better-paying markets there is out there, for science fiction content. This science fiction magazine...
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  21. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    08/07/2016
    Eighteen SF & Fantasy Publishers (link)
    Eighteen SF & Fantasy Publishers (link)Last year we published a shorter list of Science Fiction publishers open to unsolicited submissions. Since then we have reviewed quite a few more more Science Fiction and Fantasy publishers who do not require agents.Most of these publishers...
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  22. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    04/07/2016
    Timeless Tales - Snow Queen - Call for Submissions
    Timeless Tales - Snow Queen - Call for SubmissionsTimeless Tales exclusively publishes retellings of fairy tales and myths. We only accept submissions that are retellings of the fairytale or myth listed as our theme. We don't accept original fairy tales or stories outside of our current theme.These...
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    Paul Kemner
    04/07/2016 #1 Paul Kemner
    Fairy tale retellings and myths are still in demand.
  23. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    02/07/2016
    Faerie Magazine - Calls for Submissions
    Faerie Magazine - Calls for SubmissionsYou can submit your work to submissions@faeriemag.com . Poetry should be sent to  mary@faeriemag.com . Simultaneous submissions are accepted.Our summer 2016 issue is well underway but you may submit for autumn 2016 (the theme is...
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  24. ProducerPhillip Hubbell

    Phillip Hubbell

    01/07/2016
    Writing About Heaven
    Writing About HeavenWhen I started writing my, soon to be four, book manifesto on the nature of the afterlife, I had no idea where it was going. The concepts of a life beyond were limited by my exposure to dogmas and religions over my lifetime. Brought up in a...
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    Paul Kemner
    02/07/2016 #3 Paul Kemner
    Some religions don't have a concept of an afterlife, or it's a boring and unpleasant one- like the Akkadian/Babylonian one described in the Epic of Gilgamesh. Or it's a dangerous place, at least initially. Or in some you have to work your way up to non-existence.
    Phillip Hubbell
    01/07/2016 #2 Phillip Hubbell
    #1 Perhaps. But our dogmas and religions are filled with the idea of reward. I have found no instances of that reward being more struggle. Our literatures are filled with the promise of endless feelings of contentment and love. I think we would be bored to tears after a couple of days. In my paradise, I get to be a race car driver, a famous musician, a skydiving instructor, a space explorer and forever young…since I am omnipotent, I don’t have to know it is a simulation.
    Adam Read
    01/07/2016 #1 Adam Read
    If we have defined Paradise as a place where we get everything we want and where all our needs are met, then we have already sabotaged our ability and need to evolve. Our definition of Paradise determines our definition of Happiness, and our definition of Happiness defines much of our definition of Love. So, if loving what we do is tied to getting everything we want, we will always be fighting an internal battle we cannot win. Life was designed to teach us to grow
  25. Paul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    26/06/2016
    Just a note- I added a new hive for Calls for Submissions (and added horror, because there's some crossover:

    https://www.bebee.com/group/science-fiction-fantasy-calls-for-submissions
    Science Fiction,Fantasy, & Horror Calls for Submissions
    Science Fiction,Fantasy, & Horror Calls for Submissions
    Science Fiction,Fantasy, & Horror Calls for Submissions Attention authors! Anthologies and 'zines are looking for short stories and poems in these genres. Some are paying markets and may qualify an author for HWA or SFWA membership. Be sure to check what your rights are for republishing your
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