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LitRPG Showcase

Explore the newly-exploding genre of Literary RPGs

Find out about LitRPGs, a newly-exploding genre of fiction set in video-gaming worlds. Publisher (Portal Books) Taran Matharu talks about the genre, with readings from Russell Jones, Jonathan Smidt and Jay Boyce.

8pm, Thursday 20th August 2020

Ask the Author – Cat Hellisen

“Destroying the lie of Plotter vs Pantser, and other unhelpful writing rules”

Do you plan your story to the tiniest detail, or do you make it up as you go along?
Are you looking for advice for your next writing project, and are bewildered about all the writing ‘rules’ out there? Cat Hellisen answers your writing questions.

Ru Pringle in Conversation with Noel Chidwick

Scottish writer Ru Pringle talks about his near-future thriller set in the west coast of Scotland. He also ponders humour and folk music in science fiction, while aided and abetted by Noel Chidwick, Shoreline of Infinity’s Editor-in-Chief.

Latest Publications

Shoreline of Infinity 18

Spotlight on BAME science fiction

New stories from: Feng Gooi, Tobi Ogundiran, Prashanth Srivatsa, K.M. McKenzie, Asith Pallemulla, D.A. Xiaolin Spires, Zen Cho

SF poetry from: Jeda Pearl, Mandisi Nkomo, Robert René Galván

Guest Editors:

Tendai Huchu and Raman Mundair

The History of Japanese Science Fiction: from the 1930s to 2010s

The Dangers of Expectation in African Speculative Fiction

Book Reviews

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Scotland in Space

Creative Visions and Critical Reflections on Scotland’s Space Futures

Edited by Deborah Scott and Simon Malpas

With a foreword by Ken MacLeod

Take a bunch of science fiction writers, scientists, humanists and artists, and throw them into a room. Give them a whiteboard, a pile of sandwiches and a pot of coffee. Let’s see what happens.

The result? Scotland in Space!


Pippa Goldschmidt
, Alastair Bruce
, Sean McMahon
, Elsa Bouet, Laura Lam, 
Beth Biller
, Tacye Phillipson
, Russell Jones, 
Catherine Heymans, 
Matjaz Vidmar

Artists: Andrew Bastow
, Sara J. Campbell

Afterword: Colin R McInnes

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Previous issues

Shoreline of Infinity 17

New stories from: Bo Balder, S.A.M. Rundell, Brian M. Milton, dave ring, Jeremy Nelson, Peyman Saremian, Raymond W Gallacher Winners...

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Shoreline of Infinity 16

Nominated again (after winning last year!) for the British Fantasy Society Best Magazine/Journal of the year New Science fiction stories...

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Shoreline of Infinity 15

Stories: DA D’Amico, EM Faulds, Tim Major, Callum McSorley, Tiffany Meuret, JG Sarmiento, Teika Marija Smits, Lidia Molina Whyte Cymera Festival/Shoreline of Infinity Short fiction winners: Cleo...

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Books and Publications

A Practical Guide to the Resurrected

Medicine is advancing at a breakneck pace. Genome editing, lab-grown organs and advanced bionics are all on the horizon - our lives are going to change dramatically. We'll live longer,...

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Watch The Signs! Watch The Signs!

Dragons, rockets, Vulcans, witches, scientists, authors and the Apocalypse – this book has it all. A handy reference of genuine British pub signs relating to science fiction, fantasy and horror,...

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Tales of the Beachcomber Volume 1

Tales of the Beachcomber Volume 1

The Beachcomber's own comic, volume 1 features Gail Scott's first adventure "Who Is Mentor?" along with "Mutable Martians," "Where Have All The Time Machines Gone?" and "The Centenary Of Arthur...

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Latest Reviews

One Love Chigusa by Soji Shimada

One Love ChigusaSoji Shimada (Author), David Warren (Translator)Red Circle, 115 pagesReview by Noel Chidwick You’ve had a major motorbike accident, and your body is ripped to pieces. You’re salvaged, and most of your body...

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The Plague Stones by James Brogden

The Plague Stones James Brogden Titan Books, 419 pages Review by Benjamin Thomas   James Brogden’s The Plague Stones is a gothic world of horror and history. The novel follows...

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Cognition by Jacques St-Malo

Cognition Jacques St-Malo 342 pages Ballista Press: 2019 Review by Megan Turney   Jacques St-Malo’s Cognition is a near-future technothriller revolving around the micro and macro consequences of a society...

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Flash Fiction Competition for Shoreline of Infinity Readers 2020

“Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying...

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Shoreline of Infinity 18 out now – spotlight on BAME science fiction

It has been a tough few months, but the work by the Shoreline team has borne fruit – Shoreline of Infinity 18 is released, and is available now in paperback,...

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T.L. Huchu in conversation with Chikodili Emelumadu

Emelumadu and Huchu will be discussing their love of African monsters, the weird, and the craft of writing dope SFF.

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Event Horizon Online Live! 8pm 6th June 2020

Launching Shoreline of Infinity 18: Spotlight on BAME SF writers Live performances from… Music: Fadzai Mandaza Prose: Zen Cho, Asith Pallemulla, Tobi Ogundiran Poetry: Robert René Galván Drama: Debbie Cannon,...

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Submissions Open

Submissions Open for May! Cheer us up with your finest science fiction prose.

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Event Horizon Online Live! 8pm 7th May 2020

Tonight’s Line-up: Chris McQueer, Nerine Dorman, Caroline Hardaker, Tendai Huchu and your host: Russell Jones

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