Tag Archives: Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest

Announcing ALL THE THINGS, Including Several Anthologies

So, while the reading period for the 2014 FoMSSC opened today ($600.00 [CDN] in prizes, and the funds raised go to support [via the Friends of the Merril] the Merril Collection of the Toronto Public Library system), I’ve spoken about that at length … Continue reading

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Chilling Tales 2 at Bitten By Books, and Other Updates

There’s going to be an online launch for Chilling Tales 2 on November 13th (starting at noon) over at Bitten By Books. Mike Kelly (who edited CT2) has put the relevant information best, so I’m just going to cheat, momentarily, and quote him … Continue reading

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The Great July Link Roundup Post

No, you’re not crazy; there wasn’t a link roundup post in June. But none of that matters because it’s link roundup day again! When does this randomly occurring holiday strike? Whenever enough interesting news tidbits have accrued. Shazam! – Anyway, … Continue reading

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The Winners of the 2012-2013 FoMSSC and Ad Astra Panelling

So, first things first: The winners of the 2012-2013 Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest have been declared, and there is much general (and also, really, some specific) rejoicing. Also, I have made mention in that post of some of … Continue reading

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2012-2013 FoMSSC Finalist Shortlist is Now Live

So, after a couple of days worth of delays, there is now, *finally*, on the FoMSSC website, a shortlist for the 2012-2013 Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest. The deliberations have been extensive, on multiple fronts. Ultimately, though, the longer … Continue reading

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Still Breathing

It’s been about ten days since I blogged last, so I thought I should check in and let everyone know that, yes, I’m still here. Contrary to the apparent dearth of things going on around here, if you were to … Continue reading

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An Update on One Buck Horror Vol. 6

Good morning all. And how often do I get to say that, night owl that I am? Well, okay, technically, I haven’t been to sleep yet, but … You know what? Fuck it. It’s light outside again. It’s morning. – So, … Continue reading

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100 Posts Strong And A New Issue of Sol Rising

According to WordPress this is the 100th post I’ve written (well, posted, anyway) for this website. *cue fanfare* Took a little longer to get here than I thought it might, owing to the fact that I don’t post regularly. Which … Continue reading

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Crowd Funding and Open Calls, As Well As the Inevitable Rambling

There comes a time between dusk and 3:00 am – the hour of very naked silence, that not-quite-morning of too-full darkness and unwelcome ghosts – when everything fades out. A time when the quiet settles in and everything stops, as … Continue reading

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2012-2013 Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest is Now Open

Right … Should probably mention that the 2012-2013 Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest is now open to entries (Nov. 15, 2012 – Feb. 15, 2013). http://friendsmerrilcontest.com/2012/11/14/its-time-the-2012-2013-fomssc-reading-period-opens-at-midnight/ The contest is run in support of the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation … Continue reading

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