We’ve mentioned it before, but this is the officially official announcement, complete with fanfare and trumpets (in your head). The May issue of the Fiction Vortex not-a-magazine-but-what-is-it-who-knows-let’s-go-get-a-burger is now available for download.
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By Marilyn K. Martin The pig was green that morning. A bad green. Darker than the grass. The color of a laser-tank in the forest. Bad! Grunting and gobbling in its morning trough, the pig was a green mini-blimp, darker green stripes rippling the length of its back. Its stubby green legs were distorted, as […]
We’re turning the power over to you. Don’t make us regret it. We are officially opening the first Reader’s Choice Poll, wherein you get to cast your vote for the best story published on our site in May. We’ve had a centaur-load of good stories this month, so it’s going to be a hard decision. […]
The time has come to announce the winners of our first month of publication. The FV staff has chosen their top three stories from those we published in May 2013, and here they are.
By Katherine McIntyre Tonight was my third sleepless night in a row. It started a couple days back when I noticed that man on the subway. I wasn’t attracted to him, so I don’t know why he stood out. Gimlet eyes didn’t help his appearance, and wrinkles stretched across his face like railroad tracks. He […]
There are many great things on the horizon here at Fiction Vortex, and we’re not even talking about the dragon egg that’s about to hatch on our back porch. We have an impending e-book issue for our first month of stories, awards for the top stories in May, and the first inaugural Reader’s Choice poll. […]
By Michael Pacheco His first creation was a turtle. The round mound of clay was the size of a tennis ball sliced in half. Four little knobs protruded from its sides. “Where’s the head?” asked Jimmy. Abraham crouched low to the ground and pointed to an indentation on the side of the mound. “There, you […]
By Eric Kiefer It was autumn — the time of the Weeping Moon — and the harvest was finally done. The boy’s fingernails were dark crescents after a day in the fields, and he was tired. He was in bed and on the verge of dream when Grandmother finally came to his bedroom and asked […]
Review by Dan Hope The idea of mad scientists seems so overdone, like an old relic of serials from the Cold War era, which is why it was so surprising to see such nuance in a new anthology edited by John Joseph Adams, called The Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination. The obvious expectation is […]