Event Horizon 12th December 2019 – Quiz Night and Flash Fiction Competition Results

Test your knowledge – it’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Quiz Night! Hosted by Cymera Quiz GuruJames AndersonplusPoetry from Aileen Ballantyne Danielle Farrow reads the winning entries from the 2019 Shoreline of Infinity Flash Fiction Competition With your MC Russell ‘Christmas Cracker’ Jones Bring a team or join a team on the night – all skill … Read more

2019 Flash Fiction Competition: A Twist of Reality – The Longlist

By crikey we’ve had some fun with this collection of stories. This year we chose a different approach to judging. We teamed up with six students of English Literature at Edinburgh University, all of whom took the third-year Reading Science Fiction course. A big thank you goes to this year’s judges: Dodo Charles, Emma Hughes, … Read more

The Unicorn Anthology (ed. Peter S. Beagle and Jacob Weisman)

The Unicorn Anthology (ed. Peter S. Beagle and Jacob Weisman) Tachyon Publications Reviewed by: Lucy Powell A collection of short stories all in some ways about unicorns, this anthology offers readers a variety of different fresh, exciting perspectives and engaging prose on the ages-old, and well known, mythical animal. Whilst there are a myriad of … Read more

How to Fracture a Fairy Tale – Jane Yolen

  How to Fracture a Fairy Tale Jane Yolen Tachyon Publications 298 pages Review by Laura Gregory   Fairy tales provide a connection across generations, cultures, and mediums.  From the historic, often gruesome origin, to the DisneyTM-fied movie versions, they become a touchstone of common narrative through childhood memories.  In this collection of short stories, … Read more