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Ben Serna-Grey

Where Gods Dance

Published Oct 11, 2019 · 1,244 words (5 minutes) · 139 views

Fantasy Horror Sorrow Monsters father and son Grief magic fatherhood Family loss parenting tragedy memory obsession death

Originally published in the March 2019 issue of Apex Magazine (issue 118), it's a flash piece about a father's obsessive and insatiable grief over the loss of his son, and where his grief takes him as he's unable to move beyond it.

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Steven Harper

The First Maxim

Published Aug 19, 2019 · 5,803 words (22 minutes) · 93 views

Fantasy magic parenting Magicians stage magic sleight-of-hand

I've always loved stage magic and sleight-of-hand. One day, I found myself wondering how such a performer would work in a world where magic was real, and I wrote a story to find out. "The First Maxim" first appeared in Marion Zimmer Bradley's FANTASY Magazine.

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Madeleine E. Robins

Willie

Published Apr 5, 2019 · 3,269 words (12 minutes) · 2 likes · 10 views

Fantasy parenting Frankenstein Mad science

Mary Shelley--a young mother dragged all over Europe in the wake of her poet husband--created a monster: Victor Frankenstein, who creates life and abandons it. But what if he'd stayed? How do you raise a very unusual child? It turns out: one day at a time.

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M. E. Garber

Dancing

Published Sep 28, 2017 · 865 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 453 views

Science Fiction space opera Family parenting

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Wendy Nikel

The Shape-Shifter's Mother

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 1,226 words (5 minutes) · 425 views

Fantasy magic animals bittersweet mother parenting childhood

A woman struggles to raise her child who’s never quite the same two days in a row.

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