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A Godmother’s Gift by January Mortimer

Announcement of a Birth
      I set out the offerings and the homages and wrote the ten secret names of the Dark-That-Comes-After in blood. At midnight, I sliced the proud cox-combed head from a black cockerel and I read the entrails …

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Heliotrope Issue 2 Contributors

January Mortimer lives in London with her goldfish and a frightening number of house plants. She is an ecologist, so where ever she is right now, it is probably muddy. Her stories have appeared in Ideomancer, Fantasy Magazine and the …

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Heliotrope Issue 2

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They Play in the Palace of My Dreaming – Gerard Houarner

 

     Never leave your place unguarded, the totem of the unborn fetus said.        Carlos woke, startled, from the dream.  He turned on the bedside lamp, stared into the murky fluid of the jars containing the fetuses of two girls taken from

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Heliotrope Issue 1 Contributors

R. Scott Bakker divides his time between writing philosophy and fantasy, and often has trouble distinguishing one from the other. He is the author of The Prince of Nothing, an epic fantasy trilogy consisting of The Darkness that Comes Before …

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Honey Mouth – by Samantha Henderson

Honey Mouth by Samantha Henderson

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The Skeptical Fantasist: In Defense of an Oxymoron by R. Scott Bakker

The Skeptical Fantasist: In Defense of an Oxymoron by R. Scott Bakker

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The Novella: A Personal and Professional Exploration by Jeff VanderMeer

The Novella: A Personal and Professional Exploration by Jeff VanderMeer

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American Gothic by Michael Colangelo

American Gothic by Michael Colangelo

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On The Air – by Edward Morris

On The Air by Edward Morris

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