Author Spotlight: Liam Hogan

Which author is your biggest inspiration? Tricky! I grew up on a diet of short-form Asimov. Other Sci-Fi short story writers as well, but I think Asimov’s “clean” story telling (with the occasional joke) definitely influenced me. I always got the impression that he was an ideas writer rather than a character writer, and I …

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The Hitler Paradox by Liam Hogan

“You can’t.” “Why not?” “Because everyone does it.” “That’s nonsense!” “Suppose you go back to the day he was born.” “Sounds good to me.” “You fail.” “What? How hard could it be to kill a baby?” “Easy enough, if you have the stomach for it. But still, you fail.” “Why?” “Because someone else went back …

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Author Spotlight: Gretchen Tessmer

Which author is your biggest inspiration? Ha! Oh, I can't pick one. That's impossible. Um, Dickens for character names (and also writing Bleak House), Yasmina Reza for dialogue, Neil Gaiman for Neverwhere, the Bronte sisters for melodrama, Douglas Adams for life, the universe and everything...and a thousand others for a single scene or random line …

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The Mirror in the Bathroom by George Nikolopoulos

Officer Jake Delonghi muttered angrily to himself, while shaving. "Another end-of-world prophecy; a mysterious invasion happening today and everyone's going to die. It's in the Potatonic Manuscripts or something. What's worse, the idiots in the Department believe it. We're working double shifts tonight. Is this pathetic or what?" Looking at the mirror, he saw himself …

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