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October 2017 ISSUE

Another Word: Grains of Salt, Lumps of Gold

Overthinking everything is a cheap hobby. There’s no start-up cost, and you don’t need a library card to do the research anymore, because Internet. It doesn’t require heavy equipment, so you can do it on the bus or the beach.
When I encounter a shiny new idea or a radically different new perspective on something, what [...]

May 2017 ISSUE

Another Word: The Elizabeth Effect

Story creates alternate realities.
The laws of our universe, as we imperfectly understand them, are where these realities begin, yet the results are not always bound by those rules. This is especially true in the literature of the fantastic, of course, and it’s something I don’t really need to tell Clarkesworld readers. 
So, why am I? Because [...]