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Beautifully written science fiction and fantasy
Beautifully written science fiction and fantasy

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Inspired by Shimmer (badger) and Capricious (hedgehog), we decided that after two years of operation, it was past time for Metaphorosis to have a cute, cuddly mascot. We’re nominally based in the Pacific Northwest, so we naturally looked around for a…
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Bigfoot!
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Michael Gardner is a public servant and economist living in Canberra, Australia with his wife and two kids. He loves contemporary fantasy and horror – really anything strange or weird. And he has a very patient wife who puts up with his taste in TV shows…
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New story! Emeralds or Amethysts - Alexandra Grunberg @alexgrunberg

If Lucy could cry, she would, but she is frozen in stillness by her unnatural sleep. She can feel the soft embrace of silk sheets, she can taste the salty dryness of her tongue, and she can hear the sounds of another man who has come to try to save her,…
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Q: Do you use music for inspiration? If so what do you listen to? A: Yes. Sometimes this is straightforward. If I’m trying to write something sad, I don’t choose upbeat music. If it’s difficult to write, then I avoid distractingly catchy lyrics. But I…
A question for Katherine Perdue
A question for Katherine Perdue
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Christmas bonus story! Rowboats: a cautionary tale of linguistics - Filip Wiltgren @FilipWiltgren

“Rowboats?” “Rowboats, sire.” “Perhaps the Oracle is wrong.” “The Oracle is never wrong, sire.” “Yes, but… Rowboats? She may have meant navy.” “ ‘He who has the best rowboats shall rule the land.’ The Oracle’s exact words, sire.” “We could put oars on our…
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About Talisen Fray @talisenfray

A globe-trotting coffee entrepreneur by day and a diehard fantasy writer/reader by night, Talisen Fray lives in Portland, Oregon. Talisen Fray’s story “Jewel/Gem Offering” will be published on Friday, 12 January 2018.Subscribe to our e-mail updates so…
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New story! Dekker's Miracle - Frank Oreto @FrankOreto

Charlie “Bull” Dekker drove his cruiser down the East Valley Road and thought about a woman who wasn’t his wife. Donna Swanger, the woman in question, had recently made her interests in Charlie fairly obvious. And for the first time in his twelve years of…
Dekker’s Miracle – Frank Oreto
Dekker’s Miracle – Frank Oreto
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Molly Etta’s story “The Illuminator Leaves” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 16 June 2017. This story has a couple of different points of origin: The first one goes quite a ways back. I was a sophomore in college, getting interested in medieval…
It came from Molly Etta (again)
It came from Molly Etta (again)
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A question for Alexandra Grunberg @alexgrunberg

Q: Do you generally start with mood, title, character, concept, …? A: I start my writing process with concept; a myth that fascinates me, a song or phrase that gets stuck in my head, or the discovery of a new mythological monster. However, once I…
A question for Alexandra Grunberg
A question for Alexandra Grunberg
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Table of Contents The Seer at Sunset Hills Shopping Plaza – Katherine Perdue Jewel/Gem Offering – Talisen Fray The Other Side of the Wall – Michael Gardner Memory is a Rumor – Yaroslav Barsukov Cover art by Melissa Kojima. Subscribe to our e-mail updates…
January 2018
January 2018
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