Spring issue contributor Steve Ellerhoff displaying the promotional keychain, our assistant editor Fiona made for him.

Please check out his fantastic, Bradbury-esque story "The House" before it's retired to our digital archive (always accessible in the downloads section of the site)!

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We're very excited to announce the forthcoming publication of our summer, special erotic-themed issue guest edited by Ralph Greco Jr. Submissions have now closed. Planned publication date: late June, 2022, please stay tuned!

Speculative fiction readers: Take a Spring reading break by checking out some of the fantastic stories in our recently published Spring edition! A few of our contributing authors include:

β€’ Mark Pearce
β€’ S.G. Ellerhoff
β€’ Terry Sanville, and
β€’ Robert Pope

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@KatyElphinstone Hi! Oh yes, Ralph's story appeared in the winter issue, so there's no direct link anymore, but you can still access it if you go to the "downloads" section of the site! (granfalloon.org/downloads) and click on the winter issue. Ralph's story is on page 64. Enjoy! :)

We're baaaack! The Spring 2022 issue of Granfalloon is now available at granfalloon.org! Pictured here is one of our valued contributors, Robert Pope, showing off his copy of the zine! Be sure to check out his highly entertaining sci-fi Western "Miss Kitty and the Creature with Many Legs" (bit.ly/3k8buRF) featured in the spring issue along with many other fantastic works of speculative fiction & poetry!

Wishing everyone a very happy new year and lots of success in 2022! πŸŽ‰ πŸ₯³ πŸ₯‚

@human_dude Sorry, ran out of space, but I would put Stalker (1979) at the top of the list -- of all dystopian/sci-fi films -- if you haven't seen it, it's magnificent! And I think it meets your criteria; it is filmed in a realistic documentary style... (youtube.com/watch?v=YuOnfQd-aT)

@human_dude
Would definitely second Chris Marker's "Le JetΓ©e." The French film "Le Dernier Combat" may also qualify (youtube.com/watch?v=bRWN_QtzBL). Not sure if this qualifies, but there is an interesting Czech film form the '60s called "Cybernetic Grandma" which uses stop motion photography combined with old photographs and surreal scapes (youtube.com/watch?v=C5kdV0sQTq). You may also find Lucas's first film THX 1138 interesting -- it's kind of filmed in a documentary style (youtube.com/watch?v=eHgqfVQWv7)

The tiny dragon frolicked among the snails, a joyous glittering shoelace with wings and horns.

I watched patiently for about an hour before asking, "Are you going to eat them or not?"

"Eat? Oh no, I collect them!"

"Then when are you taking them away?"

The dragon looked around, "When they're all in one container I guess?"

I sighed; I should have expected this when I wished the snails away from my garden at the budget wishing well...

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

The person in charge of the Nostromo set for Alien (1979) invented this interstellar standard for signs and labels in spaceflight

Lunar Eclipse over a Skyscraper

Image Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky (Carnegie Las Campanas Observatory, TWAN)

apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap211122.ht #APoD

Granfalloon zine got a mention on the wonderful "erotica for all" website! Check out the link below to read! And stay tuned, in 2022, Ralph and the team are planning a special issue with a focus on the erotic in sci-fi! If you have stories that might be a good fit, please submit them after Jan 1, 2022! (See granfalloon.org/submissions for more details on how to reach us).

eroticaforall.co.uk/guest-blog

Looking for some weekend reading? Check out Ralph Greco Jr's "From a Shout to a Psi" in the winter issue of Granfalloon!

ₐ β‚šβ‚›α΅’ ₕₐₛ β‚œβ‚•β‚‘ α΅€β‚™α΅’qα΅€β‚‘ ₐbα΅’β‚—α΅’β‚œy β‚œβ‚’ β‚œβ‚’α΅€cβ‚• yβ‚’α΅€α΅£ β‚˜α΅’β‚™d ₐₙd β‚œα΅’cβ‚–β‚—β‚‘ yβ‚’α΅€α΅£ dβ‚‘β‚›α΅’α΅£β‚‘β‚›... Wβ‚•β‚β‚œ β‚•β‚β‚šβ‚šβ‚‘β‚™β‚› wβ‚•β‚‘β‚™ β‚œwβ‚’ β‚šβ‚›α΅’β‚› β‚˜β‚‘β‚‘β‚œ β‚’β‚™ ₐₙ ₐbₐₙdβ‚’β‚™β‚‘d β‚™β‚‘w β±Όβ‚‘α΅£β‚›β‚‘y β‚œα΅€α΅£β‚™β‚šα΅’β‚–β‚‘? ₐ β‚›β‚•β‚’wdβ‚’wβ‚™ β‚—α΅’β‚–β‚‘ β‚™β‚’ β‚’β‚œβ‚•β‚‘α΅£...

πš‚πš˜πš–πšŽ πš”πš—πšŽπš  πš’πš 𝚠𝚊𝚜 πšπš›πšžπšŽ πš πš‘πš’πš•πšŽ πš–πšŠπš—πš’ πšπšŽπš•πš πš’πš 𝚠𝚊𝚜 πšπš›πšžπšŽ... π™½πš˜πš , πšπš‘πšŠπš—πš”πšœ 𝚝𝚘 𝚊 𝙡𝙾𝙸𝙰 πš›πšŽπššπšžπšŽπšœπš, πšπš‘πšŽ πšπš›πšžπšπš‘ πš’πšœ 𝚘𝚞𝚝 πšπš‘πšŽπš›πšŽ!

Check out this creative, alien cover-up tale Dr. Thomas R. Willemain!

Please go to: www.granfalloon.org/post/new_phoenicians

The winter issue is now available online! In this issue, we present "winter lands of wonder" β€” stories that will transport you to new realms of the imagination! We begin with a story about an alien cover-up and end with a time-bending mystery. This is the final issue of 2021, but we'll be back in 2022 with more of the best in spec fic.! πŸš€ πŸͺ πŸ“• πŸ’« 🌟 πŸ‘½ πŸ‘Ύ granfalloon.org

Big thank you to all of our authors & contributors β€” we couldn't do it without you!!

Granfalloon has teamed up with BigCartel(TM) to set up an online store!Β BigCartel is an online portal which is run "for artists by artists."

Product offerings are currently limited, but there's more exciting stuff coming down the pipeline!

Issues of the zine and Granfalloon products make great holiday gifts!

granfalloon.bigcartel.com/prod

The fall edition of Granfalloon is now available online! This issue features a story set on a space station, a tale of an unlikely superhero, a fairytale-esque work by filmmaker Julian Grant, and a story of dystopian wars waged through weather manipulation. In addition, we've got Halloween content and an interview with poet Ricard Stevenson who brings life to several monstrous creatures through his poetry!
πŸš€ πŸͺ πŸ‘Ή πŸŽƒ 🦸 πŸ“• πŸ’«

Check it out at:
www.granfalloon.org

@coastal_jelly@mastodon.online Oh, this sounds like a fantastic project! I will get in touch with some of the authors we work with and see if any of them might be interested!

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