Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue #2

Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue #2

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Overview

Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue #2 by Iulian Ionescu, Mike Resnick, Ferrett Steinmetz, Michelle Ann King

Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, quarterly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine�s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience.

Issue #2 includes 14 short stories:
"Winter Solstice" � Mike Resnick
"Da Capo al Fine" � Patrick Jameson
"The Reanimators" � J. Kenneth Sargeant
"A Concert of Flowers" � Kate O'Connor
"These Are The Things Our Hands Have Made" � Andrew Kozma
"A Trade of Tears" � Tony Peak
"Four Scenes From Wieczniak�s Whisk-U-Away, And One Not" � Ferrett Steinmetz
"The Unworthy" � J.W. Alden
"Verdure" � Brandon Barrows
"Million Hearts in the Valley of Death" � Savannah Hendricks
"The Fine Art of Fortune-Telling" � Michelle Ann King
"Marshmallow Walls" � Brittany Foster
"Grimm's Home for Geriatrics" � Rebecca A. Demarest
"JC the Ski Bum" � Joyce Reynolds-Ward

In the non-fiction section, this issue features:
-Interview With Award Winning Author Mike Resnick
-Interview With Author Tim Pratt
-Interview With The Editors of Strange Horizons
-Artist Spotlight: Sabbas Apterus
-Book Review: Warbreaker (Brandon Sanderson)
-Movie Review: Godzilla (2014) (Gareth Edwards)

The magazine is open to most sub-genres of science fiction, including hard SF, military, apocalyptic & post-apocalyptic, space opera, time travel, cyberpunk, steampunk, and humorous. Similarly for fantasy, we accept most sub-genres, including alternate world, dark fantasy, heroic, high or epic, historical, medieval, mythic, sword & sorcery, urban fantasy, and humorous. The magazine also publishes horror and paranormal short fiction.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149671243
Publisher: Fantasy Scroll Press LLC
Publication date: 06/30/2014
Series: Fantasy Scroll Magazine , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,101,944
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

We are leading with Mike Resnick's "Winter Solstice." There's little we need to say about Mike Resnick, the front runner in awards for short fiction, author of multiple novels, and editor extraordinaire. If you want to know more, read the interview in this issue's non-fiction section. " Winter Solstice" was a Hugo Nominee in 1992 and it tackles a difficult, earthly problem, set in a fantastic setting.
Following we have "Reanimators" by J. Kenneth Sargeant and, hold on to your horses and watch people roll their eyes � it's a zombie story. Before you judge, read it; it's different, fresh, and highly entertaining.
Next is a reprint from Kate O'Connor, "Concert of Flowers," followed by an apocalyptic story with an unusual premise by Andrew Kozma, " These Are the Things Our Hands Have Made."
Then we have Ferret Steinmentz with "Four Scenes From Wieczniak's Whisk-U-Away, And One Not," and J.W. Alden with "The Unworthy."
We didn't forget about very short pieces in this issue either. We know a lot of people love them. In this category, we feature "Million Hearts in the Valley of Death," by Savannah Hendricks, "Marshmallow Walls," by Brittany Foster, and " Grimm's Home for Geriatrics," by Rebecca Demarest.
Brandon Barrows entertains us in his war story "Verdure," and Michelle Ann King talks about "The Fine Art of Fortune-Telling," two stories that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Last but not least, we are closing the fiction section with "JC The Ski Bum," a fun, humorous piece by Joyce Reynolds-Ward.

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