Cirsova #5 More Than Just a Magazine

Cirsova #5 finally came out this weekend and I devoured this fantastic issue. If you follow me at all you have no doubt read about my enthusiastic discovery of Cirsova which led to me taking up the banner of the Pulp Revolution and rekindling my faltering love for Fantasy. I enjoyed issue #3 of Cirsova …

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Cirsova, supporting indy publishing.

I'm a huge fan of short stories, huge fan of short story magazines, and a huge fan of pulp fantasy. So out of all the awesome things I came across last year Cirsova magazine was towards the top of my list. Hands down my favorite short story magazine out there. So, when given the chance …

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Goodbye Asimovs

  The quality and type of fiction is a magazine is largely dependent on the main Editor. If you find a magazine whose editor has tastes that align with your own it’s a guarantee that you will enjoy at least some of the stories included. Sadly, Sheila Williams and Asimov’s do not align with my …

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Cirsova: Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine #3

During one of my recent adventures through the blogosphere, I came across Cirsova and Cirsova Magazine. Reading the mission statement and description intrigued me so I picked up the latest issue. I put my current read on pause and read the excellent stories found in issue number 3. Wow! Finally, some fantasy short stories that …

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Shots fired!

  The first thing I noticed when I woke up on Saturday was the blinking light on my phone.  A message! I rolled over, picked it up, and went straight to my Gmail app. Dear Alexandru, Thank you for the opportunity to read "The Birthday Party." Unfortunately, your story isn't quite what we're looking for …

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