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themed anthologies

Postby FictionMuse » Tue Oct 11, 2016 12:50 am


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Re: themed anthologies

Postby FictionMuse » Tue Oct 11, 2016 12:51 am

And let's not forget all those anthologies edited by Alex Shvartsman.

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Re: themed anthologies

Postby Mike Resnick » Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:42 pm

You ain't lived until, as an editor, you've had to fill some of the anthologies I had to find stories for:
SHAGGY B.E.M. STORIES (1988), ALTERNATE KENNEDYS (1992 -- and crazily enough, we got a couple
of Hugo nominees out of it), ALTERNATE WORLDCONS (1994), GIRLS FOR THE SLIME GOD (1997), and on
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Re: themed anthologies

Postby amoskalik » Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:05 am

Mike Resnick wrote: ALTERNATE KENNEDYS (1992 -- and crazily enough, we got a couple
of Hugo nominees out of it)


The title has me hooked. Is it still in print?
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Re: themed anthologies

Postby Ishmael » Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:22 am

Well, given the proclivities of my companion Long John I decided to start on SUBMERGED. Somewhat to my surprise I'm quite quickly nearly 2000 words in and having a lot of fun. Inevitably a period piece of course; if I write much more high seas fantasy I'm going to have to invent a new name for the subgenre.

What do you think of Brig-punk? wotf015
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Re: themed anthologies

Postby Ishmael » Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:15 am

Considerin' as how a brig is normally a man o' war and us pirates usually sailed converted merchantmen, I don't think that's a good name at all. Anyways, why does everythin' have to be punk? I reckon it should be Pieces of Eight-Track! Ooh arrr!
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Re: themed anthologies

Postby Mike Resnick » Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:34 am

Three of the anthologies I mentioned are out of print. SHAGGY B.E.M. STORIES is back
in print under a new title: BUG-EYED MONSTERS AND BIMBOS. (The publisher didn't know
what a B.E.M. was.) Anthologies don't live that long. Of the 42 I've edited since 1988, I
think 4 are still available.

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