The I-have-too-many-open-tabs edition:
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And in entirely unrelated news: here’s the latest issue of Beneath Ceaseless Skies. I’ve been pretty impressed by the caliber of their stories. Stephanie Burgis’ The Five Days of Justice Merriwell, for one, lingered in my mind days after I read it. Maybe it was just the uncoventional, unexpected twisting of a historical period I’ve always been drawn by. Or the prose. Or the way there are no clear right answers, everything is shaded grey. I can’t say I loved this story, as much as I’m haunted by it, by its world, by all the roads not taken.
I got the latest issue of Black Gate in the mail last week. I love the cover (the winged warrior gal, at least; the handmaidens–not so much). I swear I’ve seen the same don’t-mess-with-me look on my two-year-old daughter’s face.
Holly Lisle has the submission guidelines for her upcoming Rebel Tales.