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The Alternative Typewriter dissects “The Chrysanthemum Bride”


“The Bride” by Mac Tuyet

Haralambi Markov looks at my story “The Chrysanthemum Bride”, which first appeared at Fantasy Magazine in 2009.

A snippet:

“The Chrysanthemum Bride” gives Slatter the necessary setting and platform to examine the unsavory fates allotted to women
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A Flying Monkey Drive-by: Aidan Doyle

Aidan Doyle is a Clarion South 2009 survivor. Quotes for which he will be remembered are: “Bears are my unicorns”, “The zombies didn’t work for me from a programming perspective”, and “Needs more monkeys”. He is a traveller, writer, computer programmer and is publishing new stories at a rate of
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Stone Flowers

Head over to Fantasy Magazine for Aidan Doyle’s new, poignant tale Stone Flowers.

Even though he was a god, Daisuke always removed his shoes before he went inside. It was the polite thing to do.

He knocked on the sliding screen door.

“Come in,” a woman’s voice called.

Daisuke slid open the
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The Prime Drive-by: Sean Wallace

Sean Wallace is founder and editor of the World Fantasy Award-winning Prime Books, he is co-editor of Clarkesworld (a Hugo and World Fantasy nominee), and Fantasy Magazine. He’s also edited a variety of anthologies, including: Best New Fantasy, Fantasy, Horror: The Best of
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Drive-by: Marshall Payne

Marshall Payne is an awesome US writer of fantasy, horror, science fiction and any number of hyrbid crossovers. His work has been published in venues as diverse as Aeon Speculative Fiction, Brutarian, Talebones, Hub Magazine, Triangulation: End of the Rainbow, Fictitious Force, and
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The Bluegrass Symphony Drive-by: L L Hannett

Lisa Hannett survived Clarion South in 2009 (inspite of my cooking), and in the eighteen months or so since she’s published stories in (but not restricted to) Clarkesworld, Fantasy Magazine, Chizine, Weird Tales, ONSPEC, Midnight Echo, Scary Kisses, and Ann and Jeff VanderMeer’s Steampunk Compendium. She is also working on
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Reviews over at Fantasy Magazine

Rich Horton reviews 4 Aussie spec-fic anthologies, including saying some nicely things about The February Dragon, LL Hannett’s and my sexy flying reptile story. Read the reviews here.

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Interview – L L Hannett

My dear friend and occasional partner-in-crime, Lisa Hannett, is interviewed over here http://www.fantasy-magazine.com/2010/03/writing-writing-writing-lisa-hannett/ at Fantasy Magazine. Well worth a read – as always – and she’s just become an Australian citizen. 🙂 And quite frankly, you should probably go and read The Good Window, too. Oh, go on. You know you want to!

It’s here – just waiting for you …
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Votey McVoterton

blue parrot feathers

Oh, c’mon, it’s been a long day.

Fantasy Magazine is running its annual Best Fantasy Story of 2009 Poll and Contest – you can go and vote for your faves. Keep an eye out for Lisa Hannett’s awesome The Good Window, Aliette de Bodard’s lovely Golden Lilies, and Aidan Doyle’s creepily numerate
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I Did Not Lie – The Chrysanthemum Bride is here


Lucky for me Peter M Ball pays attention – The Chrysanthemum Bride is now up at Fantasy Magazine.

He who tries to express spirit through ornamental beauty will make dead things.

–from an 11th century Chinese treatise on art.

“See how the skin glows?”

“It’s like a pearl, master.” It is only his
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