Another question for Evan Marcroft

Q: If you could have any super power, what would it be?

A: If I could have any one super power, I would want the ability to experience alternate realities at will. While I do love being a writer, I often find myself wondering at all the opportunities I passed up to pursue that life. The world is full of more people than I will ever be able to meet. There are too many things for me to possibly do in just a hundred or so years. I wouldn’t necessarily want the power to fulfill any dream I might have, but rather the ability to pursue any dream I cared to, with all the ups and downs that chase would entail. The best part of any journey is going there, after all. Plus, I might uncover an alternate reality where I have other superpowers too, so really there’s no downside to this.


Evan Marcroft’s story “The Color of My Home is Red Like an Apple
in Metaphorosis Friday, 29 March 2019.
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About Sarah McGill

Sarah McGill has been a tour guide in Ohio, a student in New Zealand, a stage manager in New York, and a canoe outfitter in Minnesota. Her favorite time and place is post-revolution France at the height of the Death Cabarets through the end of the Grand Guignol, mostly because the bohemians really did walk their alligators in the rose gardens and pretend hydropathes were Canadian animals whose feet were made into drinking glasses. She wishes she knew how to sail and had more cats.

Sarahmcgillwrites.com, @sarahmcgillwrit


Sarah McGill’s story “A Yellow Landscape
in Metaphorosis Friday, 5 April 2019.
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The Noise Inside – Vaya Pseftaki

Sheyen swallows hard and his ears pop. The Noise stops. How long did it last this time? He glances at the water-clock fixed on the wall. Longer than before. It first came a month ago, on his fourteenth birthday, along with the hair. That day, he woke up to a humming, drenched in sweat and with the smooth skin of his head itching. And no matter how hard he tried, he couldn’t pinpoint where the …

It came from B. Morris Allen

B. Morris Allen’s story “Graven Image” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 7 September 2018. Some stories come all at once, and some come in stages. “Graven Image” was one of the latter. I can’t remember why, but I wanted to write a story about frottage – the technique of creating a design by placing paper over an image and rubbing a colored substance on it – perhaps familiar to some from grave-rubbing. I combined …