Child’s Play

TAKE TWO ON THE MOVIES by Daniel M. Kimmel There’s an old Hollywood joke that it’s a town where everyone is first in line to be second. Being original is risky. Being the first to try to replicate a surprise…

Word Ninja #139

The Amnesiac’s Birthday by Terri Adamczyk (Cemetery Dance, 2021) turns loss into mesmerizing poetry. From The stillborn spirit: …Only laid / like Snow White’s brother in a coffin / made of glass to / show the way perfection born /…

The Days of Future Past is a Different Country

TAKE TWO ON THE MOVIES Daniel M. Kimmel The current debate over so-called “cancel culture” misses the point. Of course, different generations will experience and reinterpret art through their own experiences and understanding of subsequent times. To pick just one…

Speculating: 11394.27

I have no adequate words to describe this year. In the past 12 months I have seen unbelievable anger, hatred and selfishness. I have seen bigotry and stupidity at levels I didn’t think possible in our enlightened day and age.…

Graggonspeak October 2020

Welcome to “Graggonspeak Monthly.” Each month, this online column reviews recent short fiction and poetry releases in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. This column jumps around from magazine to magazine in search of great reads worth your attention. To best…

Graggonspeak September 2020

by Austin Gragg Welcome to “Graggonspeak Monthly.” Each month, this online column reviews short fiction and poetry releases in science fiction, fantasy, and horror from the previous month. This column jumps around from mag to mag in search of great…

Graggonspeak August 2020

by Austin Gragg Welcome to Graggonspeak! This monthly article is a companion to the quarterly Graggonspeak in Space & Time Magazine’s regular issues. My name is Austin Gragg, and I’m a writer as well as a contributing editor here at…