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The Society of Misfit Stories

Author : Julie Ann Dawson
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The Society of Misfit Stories is a home for those wonderful stories that are too long for most magazines but too short for print as stand-alone books. Whether you call them short stories, novelettes, or novellas, these stories are all of a length that often struggles to find publication traditionally. Volume Three represents all of the stories that were published in 2018. The Society of Misfit Stories originally began as ebook-only bi-weekly releases that were compiled into an annual publication for print. In 2019, the program transitioned to a literary journal published three times a year. This book represents the final volume of the original project. The stories in this collect range from the silly to the terrifying, from the whimsical to the philosophical, from traditional high fantasy to experimental magical realism. The one common denominator is that they are all written in the novelette/novella format. At five-hundred print pages, The Society of Misfit Stories features an amazing collection of new and established authors creating in the speculative genres. Bards and Sages Publishing is proud to have provided a home for such wonderful works.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents

Author : O'Brian Gunn
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The Society of Misfit Stories Presents this eclectic collection of unique novelettes and novellas from some of the most unique voices in the speculative genres. This diverse anthology offers readers an enticing assortment of high fantasy, alien adventure, paranormal investigations, haunts both real and imagined, and more. The Society of Misfit Stories Presents...Volume One placed in the top ten anthologies in the 2017 Preditors and Editors Reader's Poll.

The Society of Misfit Stories

Author : Julie Ann Dawson
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The Society of Misfit Stories is a home for those wonderful stories that are too long for most magazines but too short for print as stand-alone books. Whether you call them short stories, novelettes, or novellas, these stories are all of a length that often struggles to find publication traditionally. Volume Three represents all of the stories that were published in 2018. The Society of Misfit Stories originally began as ebook-only bi-weekly releases that were compiled into an annual publication for print. In 2019, the program transitioned to a literary journal published three times a year. This book represents the final volume of the original project. The stories in this collect range from the silly to the terrifying, from the whimsical to the philosophical, from traditional high fantasy to experimental magical realism. The one common denominator is that they are all written in the novelette/novella format. At five-hundred print pages, The Society of Misfit Stories features an amazing collection of new and established authors creating in the speculative genres. Bards and Sages Publishing is proud to have provided a home for such wonderful works.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents June 2021

Author : Julie Ann Dawson
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The Society of Misfit Stories is a home for those wonderful stories that are too long for most magazines but too short for stand-alone print books. Whether you call them short stories, novelettes, or novellas, these stories are all of a length that often struggles to find publication traditionally. Each issue offers a substantial volume of amazing speculative fiction for readers who enjoy spending time with a good tale. A sample of what you'll find in this issue: A community living on the back of a giant tortoise-like creature faces a threat when the creature stops following their commands in Raise Me Up an Eastern Mountain. A guitarist believes an imposter has assumed his identity, but as he tries to unravel the truth, he discovers the imposter is ever more dangerous that he realized in Broken Strings. A bookshop owner’s obsession with a female customer who has a disturbing interest in books about pain is forced to confront his own buried demons in Black Leather Gloves.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents Volume One

Author : Milo James Fowler
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The Society of Misfit Stories Presents this eclectic collection of novelettes and novellas from some of the most unique voices in the speculative genres. This diverse anthology offers readers an enticing assortment of high fantasy, alien adventure, paranormal investigations, haunts both real and imagined, and more. CONTENTS By Force and Against the King’s Peace by James Dorr Provenance by Fred McGavran Propinquity by Brian Koukol The Barghest by Rafe McGregor On Sabbatical by O’Brian Gunn Bearwalker by Derek Muk Raising Mary (Frankenstein) by Ace Antonio Hall The Belladonna by Sonny Zae Desperate Measures by Deven Greene Little Green Men? By Paul Stansbury The Number of a Man by Tom Pawlowski Detached by Rohit Arora The Death of Dr. Dean by Jack Coey The Short End of the Stick by David Perlmutter Winona in the Window by Steve Passey The Squirming, Scarlet Madness by J.E. Bates The Man with the Golden Hair by Cam Rhys Lay Song of Ascents by Maxwell Zimon Grave Escape by Olga Godim No Way At All by Mike Sherer Idan's World by Milo James Fowler

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents Volume Two

Author : Julie Ann Dawson
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The Society of Misfit Stories Presents this eclectic collection of exceptional novelettes and novellas from some of the most unique voices in the speculative genres. This diverse anthology offers readers an enticing assortment of high fantasy, alien adventure, paranormal investigations, haunts both real and imagined, and more. In Volume II: Last Chances by Michael Gardner The Good Seed by Tom Howard The Last Hunt by Claire Salcedo Justice is Blind by Dawn Vogel Indigo Alyeska by Rhonda Eikamp Rolling Reality by Margret A. Treiber Up In Smoke by Milo James Fowler The Case of the Yuletide Bride by Aaron Vlek Fire in the Woods by T.R. North Red Sun Rising by Mike Adamson The Municipality of Lost Souls by Jeannie Wycherley Zombie Island by Derek Muk Forbidden Fruit by Calvin Demmer The Thousand-Year Colony by Russell Hemmell The Mail Order Bride by Nidhi Singh A Whisper in Scales by E. K. Wagner The Soul in the Machine by Daniel Kilkelly Three Times a Ronin Shouts by S.H. Mansouri A Portrait of Life by Fred McGavran Emily in the Wall by Neil Davies The Borrowscale Defection by Susanne Dutton Blood and Sand: A Cult Love Story by Larry Griffin Metal Skin by Francis J Burns Down in the Clockwork City by Mark William Chase Let Them Eat Cake by Aaron Moskalik The Abbot's Garden by Stewart C Baker The Man that Moved the Mountain by Nestor Delfino A Totem's Tale by Beeman Post-Modem Alchemy by Michael Andre-Driussi A Christmas Tree by Rhema Sayers Unseen by Jacob Adams Unwelcome Guests by Shannon Lawrence Single Combat by David W. Landrum The Resurrection of Hasan II by Hamad Al-Rayes The Worst of Times by Elana Gomel

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents February 2021

Author : Jill Benson
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The Society of Misfit Stories is a home for those wonderful stories that are too long for most magazines but too short for stand-alone print books. Whether you call them short stories, novelettes, or novellas, these stories are all of a length that often struggles to find publication traditionally. Each issue offers a substantial volume of amazing speculative fiction for readers who enjoy spending time with a good tale.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents September 2020

Author : Julie Ann Dawson
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Each issue of The Society of Misfit Stories Presents… is a celebration of long-form fiction. These novelettes and novellas will entertain and surprise fans of the form. In this issue, Kerri Caldwell, Vonnie Winslow Crist, Mark Cassell, Paul Mills, Crystal Lynn Hilbert, J.T. Seate, Scott Forbes Crawford, and Mark James Russell. Some of the stories in this issue include: When his automaton creation runs amok, a wheelchair-bound contractor finds himself at the threshold between worlds in Hole in the Sky. A vampire seeks the aid of his favorite bartender to help him life a curse in The Minutiae of Being Dead. A woman takes the law into her own hands after uncovering the horrific secret behind a small-town police department in Desert Heat and the Hereafter.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents September 2019

Author : Julie Ann Dawson
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A journal of long-form literary genre fiction published three times a year. Featuring thirteen tales of the speculative, the strange, the peculiar, and the curious that don’t quite fit in with the mainstream. In I Called to Say You’re Dead, after the mob approaches him to collect on his deadbeat twin’s debt, a man comes up with what seems like a simple scheme to resolve the trouble. Then his assortment of misfit accomplices decides to make things difficult. In The Haunted Fleshies, a young girl’s past trauma and the stories from her brother’s favorite horror series complicates a murder investigation. In What Waits For Thee, a discontent woman is at the center of a sordid tale of infidelity, murder, and the undead set in the aftermath of the Civil War.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents February 2021

Author : Christopher Cosmos
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The Society of Misfit Stories is a home for those wonderful stories that are too long for most magazines but too short for stand-alone print books. Whether you call them short stories, novelettes, or novellas, these stories are all of a length that often struggles to find publication traditionally. Each issue offers a substantial volume of amazing speculative fiction for readers who enjoy spending time with a good tale.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents June 2021

Author : Nestor Delfino
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The Society of Misfit Stories is a home for those wonderful stories that are too long for most magazines but too short for stand-alone print books. Whether you call them short stories, novelettes, or novellas, these stories are all of a length that often struggles to find publication traditionally. Each issue offers a substantial volume of amazing speculative fiction for readers who enjoy spending time with a good tale. A sample of what you'll find in this issue: A community living on the back of a giant tortoise-like creature faces a threat when the creature stops following their commands in Raise Me Up an Eastern Mountain. A guitarist believes an imposter has assumed his identity, but as he tries to unravel the truth, he discovers the imposter is ever more dangerous that he realized in Broken Strings. A bookshop owner's obsession with a female customer who has a disturbing interest in books about pain is forced to confront his own buried demons in Black Leather Gloves.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents

Author : Milo James Fowler
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The Society of Misfit Stories Presents this eclectic collection of unique novelettes and novellas from some of the most unique voices in the speculative genres. This diverse anthology offers readers an enticing assortment of high fantasy, alien adventure, paranormal investigations, haunts both real and imagined, and more. The Society of Misfit Stories Presents...Volume One placed in the top ten anthologies in the 2017 Preditors and Editors Reader's Poll.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents May 2019

Author : Anna O'Brien
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A journal of long-form literary genre fiction published three times a year. Featuring eight tales of the speculative, the strange, the peculiar, and the curious that don't quite fit in with the mainstream.In this issue: The Boy With Clouds In His Eyes: When the clouds rain wine instead of water, a young boy's ability to predict the weather places his family in danger.An Oral History of the Crash of the Pisces: A group of people contend with a first-contact crash landing just before their lunch break.Vali of the Swamp: An orphan thief discovers a terrible secret about his family after his pursuers drive him deeper into the swamp.These and other stories await

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents February 2020

Author : C M Reid
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Each issue of The Society of Misfit Stories Presents... is a celebration of long-form fiction. These novelettes and novellas will entertain and surprise fans of the form. In this issue: In The Phantom Baker, mysterious newcomers captivate their neighbors with otherworldly culinary skills. A father seeks to punish the God he holds responsible for his daughter's death in The God Weapon. While hiking with her mother, a young girl develops an unhealthy fascination with the carcass of a dead deer in The Other View. In The Last Hero, a hero on a quest to free a god and unite the land becomes saddled with an unwelcome companion: the previous hero's ghost. Two government inspectors get more than they bargained for when they visit a remote farm in A Notch for a Raven. In Firelight, the survivor of an apocalyptic event tries to make sense of the loss around him.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents September 2020

Author : Vonnie Winslow Crist
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Each issue of The Society of Misfit Stories Presents... is a celebration of long-form fiction. These novelettes and novellas will entertain and surprise fans of the form. In this issue, Kerri Caldwell, Vonnie Winslow Crist, Mark Cassell, Paul Mills, Crystal Lynn Hilbert, J.T. Seate, Scott Forbes Crawford, and Mark James Russell. Some of the stories in this issue include: When his automaton creation runs amok, a wheelchair-bound contractor finds himself at the threshold between worlds in Hole in the Sky. A vampire seeks the aid of his favorite bartender to help him life a curse in The Minutiae of Being Dead. A woman takes the law into her own hands after uncovering the horrific secret behind a small-town police department in Desert Heat and the Hereafter.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents February 2019

Author : DL Shirey
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The Society of Misfit Stories Presents... is a unique periodical of long form fiction published three times a year. Each issue provides an eclectic collection of novelette and novella-length speculative and literary fiction. In this issue: In Hope Endures Where Life Persists, a decades-long feud between mages erupts into the 1906 San Francisco Fire. In The Raven’s Shadow, a woman seeking to help her new husband and his people - and gain power for herself - enters into a binding agreement with the vengeful Celtic deity, Cathubodua In Ash Shades, two women survive the destruction of their landing site by taking shelter in their ship. They emerge to find a local sentient species salvaging burned seeds and must navigate communication barriers to learn what happened to the rest of their crew. In New Game+, a serial killer sentenced to Hell finds himself recruited by the devil to work in the new field of video games. Fourteen long form fiction included in this issue.

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents September 2019

Author : Gretchen Bassier
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A journal of long-form literary genre fiction published three times a year. Featuring thirteen tales of the speculative, the strange, the peculiar, and the curious that don't quite fit in with the mainstream.In this Issue: In "I Called to Say You're Dead," after the mob approaches him to collect on his deadbeat twin's debt, a man comes up with what seems like a simple scheme to resolve the trouble. Then his assortment of misfit accomplices decides to make things difficult.In "The Haunted Fleshies," a young girl's past trauma and the stories from her brother's favorite horror series complicates a murder investigation.In "What Waits For Thee," a discontent woman is at the center of a sordid tale of infidelity, murder, and the undead set in the aftermath of the Civil War.These stories and others await

Society of Misfit Stories Presents May 2020

Author : Julie Ann Dawson
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Each issue of The Society of Misfit Stories Presents… is a celebration of long-form fiction. These novelettes and novellas will entertain and surprise fans of the form. In this issue: stories by T.L. Barrett, Michael Benson, Sarah Cannavo, Mitch Lam, Aaron Moskalik, Jeff Sullins, and Elizabeth Wilcox Includes: Ekagani's Parade: A man accidentally discovers what will happen in the end of days, and is trapped in the realization that there is nothing he can do to stop it. Out on Arrowhead Road: Tired of being cheated by his partner, a Kentucky bootlegger takes action to regain control of his life and the operation. But he soon discovers that getting rid of his partner isn't as easy as he first thought. Elysian Grove: An unauthorized "retirement home" hides a secret that some consider dangerous to society

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents May 2020

Author : Michael Benson
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In this issue: stories by T.L. Barrett, Michael Benson, Sarah Cannavo, Mitch Lam, Aaron Moskalik, Jeff Sullins, and Elizabeth Wilcox.Stories Include: Ekagani's Parade: A man accidentally discovers what will happen in the end of days, and is trapped in the realization that there is nothing he can do to stop it.Out on Arrowhead Road: Tired of being cheated by his partner, a Kentucky bootlegger takes action to regain control of his life and the operation. But he soon discovers that getting rid of his partner isn't as easy as he first thought.Elysian Grove: An unauthorized "retirement home" hides a secret that some consider dangerous to society

The Society of Misfit Stories Presents Volume II

Author : Michael Gardner
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The Society of Misfit Stories Presents this eclectic collection of exceptional novelettes and novellas from some of the most unique voices in the speculative genres. This diverse anthology offers readers an enticing assortment of high fantasy, alien adventure, paranormal investigations, haunts both real and imagined, and more.In Volume II:Last Chances by Michael GardnerThe Good Seed by Tom HowardThe Last Hunt by Claire SalcedoJustice is Blind by Dawn VogelIndigo Alyeska by Rhonda EikampRolling Reality by Margret A. TreiberUp In Smoke by Milo James FowlerThe Case of the Yuletide Bride by Aaron VlekFire in the Woods by T.R. NorthRed Sun Rising by Mike Adamson The Municipality of Lost Souls by Jeannie WycherleyZombie Island by Derek MukForbidden Fruit by Calvin DemmerThe Thousand-Year Colony by Russell HemmellThe Mail Order Bride by Nidhi SinghA Whisper in Scales by E. K. WagnerThe Soul in the Machine by Daniel KilkellyThree Times a Ronin Shouts by S.H. MansouriA Portrait of Life by Fred McGavranEmily in the Wall by Neil DaviesThe Borrowscale Defection by Susanne DuttonBlood and Sand: A Cult Love Story by Larry GriffinMetal Skin by Francis J BurnsDown in the Clockwork City by Mark William ChaseLet Them Eat Cake by Aaron MoskalikThe Abbot's Garden by Stewart C BakerThe Man that Moved the Mountain by Nestor DelfinoA Totem's Tale by BeemanPost-Modem Alchemy by Michael Andre-DriussiA Christmas Tree by Rhema SayersUnseen by Jacob AdamsUnwelcome Guests by Shannon LawrenceSingle Combat by David W. LandrumThe Resurrection of Hasan II by Hamad Al-RayesThe Worst of Times by Elana Gomel