It came from L. Chan (again)

L. Chan’s story “Heartwood” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 5 May 2017. There were two important pieces to this story. The first is a line that appears nearer to the end: the woman has a bear trap heart. I did mean it figuratively when I thought it up but it became quite literal in the story. The second is that I’ve written a fair bit (in the science fiction side of the house) about…

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A question for Joachim Heijndermans

Q: What’s your favorite type of pie?

A: My favorite would be ‘appel taart’, or apple pie. While we don’t really call it a pie in Dutch (‘taart’ can also apply to cake, and while ‘vlaai’ is closer to a pie, this certainly doesn’t fall under it), I am very fond of our apple pie. Though don’t confuse it with ‘Dutch Apple Pie’, because trust me, it is nothing like that.


Joachim Heijndermans’s story “My Book Report on Starlight” was published on Friday, 17 November 2017.
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About Mariah Montoya

Mariah Montoya is a contemporary and fantasy writer from Idaho. When not reading or writing, she currently spends her days trooping to college classes, eating oatmeal, and rambling to friends and family about weird ideas. You can find her on Instagram at @mariah_author.


Mariah Montoya’s story “The Wife of Fabian Vitalik” will be published on Friday, 24 November 2017.
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It came from Steve Rodgers

Steve Rodgers’s story “Canoes of Hava’iki” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 28 April 2017. I’ve always loved to read historical speculative fiction, and that love has translated to writing as well. I have written (and sold) speculative fiction pieces set among the 16th century Mexica (Aztecs), and the Saxons of 9th century Germany. This particular tale is set among the ancient Polynesians, who spread out from their ancestral homeland to carry their stories and…

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Another question for Gerald Warfield

Q: What’s a typical writing day like for you?

A: I work late, very late. Somehow, my life gets going in the course of the day, and I don’t usually start writing until the afternoon. It may be something to do with being old. A day is like a reflection of my life. I seem to be most productive at the end.


Gerald Warfield’s story The Number of the Tribe” was published on Friday, 10 November 2017.
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