Writer of Short Stories & Novels
“The Last Novelist (or A Dead Lizard in the Yard)”
Bifrost
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“In Memory of a Summer’s Day”
Mad Hatters and March Hares
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“The Last Novelist (or A Dead Lizard in the Yard)”
Tor.com
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“Love Engine Optimization”
Lightspeed Magazine 85
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“One Spring in Cherryville”
Available in most ebook formats
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“The Garden Beyond Her Infinite Skies”
XB-1
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“The Singularity is in Your Hair”
Cyber World
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“The Sounds of Old Earth”
科幻世界 (Science Fiction World)
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“The Problem of Meat”
Grendelsong
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“The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye”
Nebula Awards Showcase 2016
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“Demon in Aisle 6”
Nightmare Magazine 38
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“The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye”
World Chinese SF Association
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“The Thing in the Refrigerator That Could Stop Time”
Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest
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“Marie and the Mathematicians”
Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #26
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“The Writing’s on the Wall”
Farrago's Wainscot #5
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“The Sembla”
A Field Guide to Surreal Botany
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“The Girl in the Basement”
Hatter Bones
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“Saving Diego”
Interzone #221
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“The Spaces Between Things”
Electric Velocipede 17/18
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“The Girl in the Basement”
Apex Magazine, Vol 3, Issue 3
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“The Suffering Gallery”
Beneath Ceaseless Skies - Issue 57
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“The History Within Us”
Clarkesworld Magazine #42
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“The History Within Us”
The People of the Book
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“The Hands That Feed”
Steam-Powered: Lesbian Steampunk Stories
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“The Bricks of Gelecek”
Naked City
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“The Hands That Feed”
The Mammoth Book of Steampunk
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“The Suffering Gallery”
The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Year Three
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“The Great Game at the End of the World”
After
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“The Sounds of Old Earth”
Lightspeed Magazine and io9.com
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“The History Within Us”
Clarkesworld Year Four
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“The Last Probe”
Launch Pad
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“Pheth’s Aviary”
Beneath Ceaseless Skies - Issue 133
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“The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye”
Clarkesworld Magazine #92
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“The Sounds of Old Earth”
XB-1 Issue 8/2014
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“The Sounds of Old Earth”
Космопорт (Kosmoport)
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“The History Within Us”
XB-1 Issue 11/2014
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“Cameron Rhyder’s Legs”
Clarkesworld Magazine #98
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“The Sounds of Old Earth”
Nebula Awards Showcase 2015
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“The Garden Beyond Her Infinite Skies”
Clarkesworld Magazine
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The Senses Five Press Website is Back Online

TL;DR: I’ve put the Senses Five Press website back online.

The long version:

Some of you may know that I started Sybil’s Garage, a speculative fiction ‘zine, back in 2003. It ran for seven annual issues, and the fiction and poetry therein received lots of honorable mentions and acclaim. Many praised the magazine for its unique aesthetic (which is not at all clear from this current website incarnation).

In 2007 I was approached by Ekaterina Sedia about publishing an urban fantasy anthology she was editing. I believe at the time it was going to be called Moonlit Domes. Excited by all the great stories and authors (many of whom have gone on to do great things in the genre), I took on the task of publishing the anthology, which we renamed to Paper Cities. To my utter astonishment, in 2009 Paper Cities went on to *win* the World Fantasy Award. It wasn’t that I didn’t believe it could win, but that Paper Cities was literally the first and *only* book we ever produced, and it went on to win one of the biggest awards in the genre. I was told that had never happened before. And to my knowledge, in the history of the awards, Paper Cities still holds that record.

In 2010, I was nominated for a World Fantasy Award in the category of Special Award Non-Professional for my work editing Sybil’s Garage and publishing Paper Cities. It was my first personal award nomination, and I will never forget it.

So much happened in those long seven years. Those days seem like eons ago now, lifetimes away. And despite all the amazing things that we did, in 2010 I decided to sunset Senses Five Press. Running the magazine was simply taking up too much of my writing time. It was a blast, and it really helped me get a start in the genre, because through Senses Five Press I met and published so many great people. But because I switched focus to my own writing, after 2012 I stopped updating the Sense Five Press website. Some time later, because I wanted to be known for my writing and not for my editing, I put the site on ice.

Now, however, I think enough time has passed that I can safely turn on the site again without confusion. I have enough fiction out in the world that I’m comfortable people will encounter that first. In addition, the site has a lot of great content, including interviews with authors, short fiction, and the full tables of contents for all the issues, all of which, in the interest of completeness, should be online for people to discover. Admittedly, the site has a lot of crap too, old blog posts of mine where I waxed philosophical over some half-cocked thought I thought at the time was profound. Or maybe I was just trying to fill pages. If you are looking for a writer trying to find his voice, you might find him there.

The web has changed much since then, and a lot of the bells and whistles I added to the site look dated or quite simply don’t work anymore. That and some pages are poorly formatted. I hope you can see through all that to find something that was to me and I think a lot of other people a real treasure to be part of.

Visit Senses Five Press here.

 

Beneath Ceaseless Skies Issue #200

BCS200-HighAbovetheSavannah_MartinEnde_ebook_1000x750_AYou might know that for about seven years I ran a little ‘zine called Sybil’s Garage in which I published fiction, poetry, and art. I loved the hell out of it, but I had to stop because each issue took me two to three months to produce and used up all my free time, so that at the end of the day I had little time to write, my first love. In total, I published seven issues, one per year. 

Next weekBeneath Ceaseless Skies, the literary adventure fantasy magazine edited and run by Scott H. Andrews, will publish its 200th issue. Stop and think about that number for a moment.

200.

Beneath Ceaseless Skies has published a new issue every fortnight since October 2008. Twenty-six issues per year for eight consecutive years, without pause, publishing some of the most well known names in fantasy. Some of those have even been double issues, twice the fiction. Ask any author who’s ever been published in Scott’s magazine and she will tell you how much attention he gives each and every story. There’s not a line of prose he doesn’t pore over. Scott also releases audio podcasts with each new issue. He reads and records most of them (or hires talented voice actors to read the stories) and edits every podcast himself. In a recent conversation, Scott told me it takes him up to eight hours to edit a single podcast. Despite this, each new issue appears like clockwork. Like magic.

I’ve had two stories published in the magazine, I designed the website, and I speak regularly to him about the magazine. I see what goes on behind the scenes at BCS. And here’s the thing I’ve known for a long time: it takes an enormous amount of work to produce an issue, yet Scott H. Andrews has produced 200 of them with no intention of stopping anytime soon. And here’s the craziest part of all that: every issue — every single one — is available for free online and as an ebook. 

The whole genre community benefits from this. Because of Scott’s efforts, BCS and the stories therein have garnered many awards and accolades. And while award recognition is great, I think it’s high time we thank Scott in other more practical ways. We can do this by giving back a little bit, by subscribing. If you’ve ever read a BCS story, if you’ve ever enjoyed a podcast he’s painstakingly edited for hours, then you have benefitted from the many hours of Scott has labored. This week, as he gears up to release the 200th issue of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, please consider subscribing to the magazine so that you can continue to enjoy Beneath Ceaseless Skies for 200 more issues. You’ll thank yourself eight years from now.