It came from Timothy Mudie

Timothy Mudie’s story “Sundown on the Hill” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 31 March 2017. This story first started germinating years ago when my father told me a story about his trip to Woodstock. As he tells it, one of the friends he went with had an epiphany partway through the festival, left, and joined a seminary. While I can’t speak to the veracity of that story, something about someone leaving Woodstock for a…

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Sundown on the Hill – Timothy Mudie

Judy wakes up in the middle of the night to an empty bed, but she knows exactly where Edward is. There’s only one place he goes these days. As she lies there in the late summer heat, the sheet sticky on her legs, a fan blowing desultorily from an open window, she allows herself a moment to believe he might simply be making one of his many nightly trips to the bathroom. That he has…

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A question for Timothy Mudie

Q: Do you prefer your SFF as books or movies?

A: While I love movies, I’m both a writer and an editor, so I pretty much have to say that I prefer books. And I really do! For a bunch of reasons. For one thing, they’re much more cost-effective! Just compare how much time you spend enjoying a book versus a movie, and these days you can usually get a book for less than a movie ticket. Plus, I love how books let you get deeper into the characters, into the backstory, just deeper into the whole world. There are lots of great SFF movies out there, but it’s the rare one that can compare to the book.


Timothy Mudie’s story “Sundown on the Hill” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 31 March 2017. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.