Twists vs. Reveals

On Plot Twists and Reveals

Most stories do a strip tease, a slow revelation of various plots and sub-plots, motives and betrayals, […]

Celebrating Story

In the Northern Hemisphere, we’ve all had quite enough of winter. Many of us had no choice but to go out into the frozen […]

Introduction to Poetry Issue 66

Introduction to Poetry Issue 66

By coincidence, most of the poems in this issue follow an apocalyptic arc, though sometimes a bit subtle. The number […]

Panning For Gold

 

Panning for Gold

There’ nothing quite like the rush of an editor finding that perfect story, that new talent, that writer […]

Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry, Issue 65

Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry, Issue 65

Season’s Greetings to you all! To begin with, I want to honor all the Abyss & Apex […]

Guest Editorial: Surviving as a Freelancer

 

Guest Editorial: Surviving as a Freelancer

by Lucy A. Snyder

 

Many writers dream […]

One “Rule” to Rule Them All

 

Too many people in positions of influence and power–from craft-of-writing bloggers and authors on through agents, workshop speakers, and publishing industry professionals–insist that […]

Introduction to Poetry in Issue 63

Introduction to Poetry in Issue 63

As usual, I am amazed at the talent, and the diversity of talent, among our poetic community. And there’s […]

Live-Blogging Albacon 2017

Live-blogging the 2017 Albany, NY Science Fiction convention, Albacon. The symbol of the convention, above, is the statue “The Thinker,” some planets […]

Introduction to Issue 62 Poetry

It gives me great pleasure to present these six poets for this issue of Abyss & Apex: Ann Thornfield-Long, Jennifer Crow, Holly Lyn Walrath, Chengyu […]