Over at her Earl Grey Editing blog, Elizabeth Fitzgerald is providing a few recommendations for introductory reading in speculative works that double as a gateway to the romance genre (or vice versa). As anyone who has attended the multidimensional GenreCon convention in recent years can attest, there's a lot for [...]
"Protocol", the first of Simon Petrie's seven drabbles at SpekLit. "Mappa Tuesdi", David Walker's latest flash fiction at AntiSF.
CSFG is acting as a "distribution affiliate" for D6, the new FREE (and DRM free) spec fic e-zine from Coeur de Lion Publishing. Issue #1 features stories by Richard Harland, Charlotte Nash and Jason Nahrung. You can download it in epub format here and mobi format here.
We've added a couple of new pages to the website, which you can see in the menu above. Short stories - for free! Brings together in one place links to members' short stories that are available to download or read online for free. Everything We Know About Storytelling We Learned From… A [...]
CSFG member Mike Pieloor has a story out in the Dark Hall Press Cosmic Horror Anthology, which is free on Kindle (with tentacles!)
Ian McHugh has been posting more of his print fiction publications to read for free on his website: "Grey Snow in the Shadows" (from issue #58 of Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine) "Vandiemensland" (from the 2013 CSFG anthology Next) "From Sorrow's Gate" (from issue #1 of Crowded Magazine) “The Godbreaker and Unggubudh [...]
Alan Baxter has a new story, "All the Wealth in the World", free to read online at Lakeside Circus. The Time-Maker’s expression is serious. I can’t stop looking at her translucent skin. She must be a thousand years old. Her eyes are almost lost in folds, but dark brown irises glisten, [...]
Peggy Bright Books have put together a free sampler of CSFG member and Sir Julius Vogel Award winner Simon Petrie's work, titled 'Needs More Dinosaurs': five complete short stories ('Downdraft', 'To Arms', '@Bearhouse', 'Storm in a T-Suit', and 'Three-Horned Dilemma') available as a free ebook, in pdf, epub, and mobi [...]
Chris Andrews has posted his Next Big Thing thing. Ross Hamilton has started putting his published stories up on Smashwords to read for free, beginning with the story "Triumph of the Scientific Mind". Simon Petrie has passed on news from two of the publishing projects he's involved in. Peggy Bright Books [...]
CSFG member Nicole R Murphy has released her e-book The Festival, a novella-length sequel to her Dream of Asarlai trilogy - and she's made it free at Smashwords until the end of July! Of Dream of Asarlai, reviewers said: "Murphy’s ability to create a new world within the familiar setting [...]