Tag: Science Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: Mr. Neutron by Joe Ponepinto

What would you do if you were living in a small American city and Frankenstein’s monster ran for mayor? What would you do if you were in that same town, but working for a candidate that was sure to lose? Would you do whatever you could to inform the populace that the person they are

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INTERVIEW – Gregory Norminton

Q: The Devil’s Highway is your first novel for ten years. What was it about this story that inspired you to write it? I have always wanted to write about my home landscape – by which I mean the landscape of childhood, ‘the happy highways where I went / And cannot come again’. For me,

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BOOK REVIEW: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury’s classic envisages a dystopian future in which the job of firemen is to seek out books and burn them. In this edition, introduced by Michael Moorcock, Sam Weber’s astonishing illustrations perfectly capture the novel’s haunting atmosphere. IT WAS A PLEASURE TO BURN. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see

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INTERVIEW: Nik Korpon

-Can you tell us a little bit about Nik Korpon? I’m from Baltimore and have two beautiful kids who are slowly trying to destroy me. (My parents told us we have the kids we deserve, in both a good way and a karmic way.) I watch way too much soccer (¡Visca Barça!) and I’ve been

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FICTION: Toy Gun by Waseem Rashid

It was Eid in two days’ time, and Safa Kadal looked completely transformed. What had only the other day been a spacious street was today a trifle wider than a mean alleyway wedged between houses on the inner-street. Everyone in the neighborhood had turned out, it seemed. It was convivial and cacophonous, and you had

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Halloween Short Story Competition: WINNER!

Thank you to everyone who entered the STORGY Halloween Short Story Competition! It was a pleasure to read the diverse entries received, and we are honored to have experienced the thrill of reading such fine writing. Our editors have chosen the winning stories and over the course of the next week leading up to Halloween

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FICTION: Sanding by Chris Simpson

Michael couldn’t stop drinking.  His wife Ruth had. “Hey,” he prodded Ruth.  He sniffed and rubbed his head.  Ruth remained still. He went to the toilet.  After flushing on his way to the kitchen, he passed the large framed picture of Walthamstow dog track that he’d taken with him from rented flat -to- rented flat,

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Hello

So here we are. Welcome to our new website where reader title submissions are turned into short stories which will send your senses down shit creek without the crack. Every fortnight readers will submit titles which they would like to see turned into short stories and the contributors at STORGY will have seven days to

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