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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.

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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Umbrellas of Edinburgh

Edited by Russell Jones & Claire Askew. 

This landmark anthology showcases Edinburgh in the modern day, with poems and short stories inspired by its renowned and lesser-known locations.

It contains pieces from more than eighty contemporary writers, including Jane Yolen, Harry Josephine Giles, Marjorie Lotfi Gill, James Gao, Christine De Luca, Andy Jackson, Bashabi Fraser, Hamish Whyte, Janette Ayachi, Miriam Gamble, Ryan Van Winkle, Snigdha Koirala and Colin Will.

Pre-order Prices (published on 19th November)

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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

Cover of Biopolis Tales of Urban Biology Biopolis: Tales of Urban Biology Edited by Larissa Pschetz, Jane McKie, and Elise Cachat.

Biopolis: Tales of Urban Biology

Edited by Larissa Pschetz, Jane McKie, and Elise Cachat, Illustrated by Pilar Garcia de Leaniz. Cutting-edge life science meets speculative fiction. Stories from: Viccy Adams, Jane Alexander, Clare Duffy, Pippa...

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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,...

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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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Latest Reviews

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars, by Christopher Paolini

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars Christopher Paolini 878 pages Tor Review by Andrew Chidwick Ever since the days of Tolkien, maps have been a beloved staple of the...

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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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Shoreline of Infinity shortlisted for British Fantasy Awards 2020

Shoreline of Infinity has again been shortlisted for Best Magazine / Periodical in the British Fantasy Awards 2020. This is fantastic news, and we are honoured and proud. We are...

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Kickstarting MILK, by comic artist Stref

We are Kickstarting a graphic novel by comic artist Stref, also known as Peter Pan artist Stephen White. Stevie has produced a wonderful new edition of his showcase anthology MILK....

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Flash Fiction Competition for Shoreline of Infinity Readers 2020

Announcing the Long List Top 13 stories of the annual flash fiction competition for 2020. This time, we're looking for science fiction stories to make us laugh.

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Cover of Biopolis Tales of Urban Biology Biopolis: Tales of Urban Biology Edited by Larissa Pschetz, Jane McKie, and Elise Cachat.

New Releases and new Event Horizons

We've not been idle here at Shoreline of Infinity. We have two publications coming out in the next few weeks, and you can pre-order them now.

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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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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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