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Granfalloon has teamed up with BigCartel(TM) to set up an online store! 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!
🚀 🪐 👹 🎃 🦸 📕 💫

Check it out at:
www.granfalloon.org

It's so wonderful to see the summer issue finally come together. After dealing with a paper shortage, our print order was finally delivered! We'd like to thank everyone who worked on the issue and all of our amazingly talented contributors! See you in the fall with another edition!

If speculative poetry, essays, or art is more your thing, we've got several wonderful features just published in the summer issue!

granfalloon.org

Dissatisfied with computers, the poet tried all manners of pen, pencil, brush, and stylus before settling on quills. But which bird?
After years of travels and trials through time and space, she found it.
Critics agree, the poems she wrote with a T-Rex quill surpass all others.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Looking for some short fiction to read this summer? Our latest issue features several short stories in the genres of speculative fiction (sci-fi, fantasy, dystopian)... Check it out at granfalloon.org!

We've spent months preparing and curating, and we're happy to announce that the summer issue of Granfalloon is now online with stories of drones, clones, witches, juries, and 99 (lost) souls... and a lot more, including high-seas fantasy, speculative poetry, art, and a throwback comic from the '50s...

www.granfalloon.org

This is my digital painting "Blue star and black hole", showing a big blue star being devoured by its former companion star, now a stellar-mass black hole, a system akin to Cygnus X-1.

#art #MastoArt #digitalart #painting #digitalpainting #krita #spaceart #scifiart #blackhole #stars

"...You might think you know your sci-fi history, but have you ever seen 'The Starlost'? The 'creator' of the show was the famous (or infamous) science fiction writer Harlan Ellison. By 1973, Ellison was a well-known firebrand in the SFF lit community but was already making a bigger reputation as the kind of writer who would frequently get into huge dust-ups with people who ran sci-fi TV shows."

Full article here:

inverse.com/entertainment/most

A combination of #Darktober Day 7: Haunted and #Linktober Day 5: Plant/Flora. Someone's got lost in the woods... #Linktober2020 #darktober2020 #art #mastoart
P.S.: Got several spooky LGBTQ pieces in the making. Will probably post during Ace week.

The pentagram glowed, and the demon appeared.
"Hi, what can I get you?"
The demon handed over a list.
"Mhm, uh-huh, cool. I've got this."
"Um," said the demon, "are you sure this is..."
"What?"
"They summon me to learn forbidden knowledge."
"And they'll get it. I am a librarian."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Published for the first time in English in 2016 — if you haven't read it yet, you should defnitely get your hands on a copy! 😃

"In that city nothing was more ordinary than death. But the authorities still functioned, and while the authorities functioned, the city stood..." They didn’t care about "us," they only cared about “P for Population” which could be acceptably sacrificed or even eradicated...

rbth.com/arts/literature/2016/

Randomly decided to look at the Beksinski website today and found this piece titled Quarantine. One of my favorite artists. Also seems to be a bunch of things I've never seen on there before. Wish I could go to visit the museum in Poland.

...
𝘐 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘦𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘥𝘢𝘳𝘬 𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘦 𝘺𝘢𝘸𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨,
𝘞𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘬 𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘦𝘵𝘴 𝘳𝘰𝘭𝘭 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘢𝘪𝘮;
𝘞𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘳𝘰𝘭𝘭 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘳𝘰𝘳 𝘶𝘯𝘩𝘦𝘦𝘥𝘦𝘥, 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸𝘭𝘦𝘥𝘨𝘦 𝘰𝘳 𝘭𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘦 𝘰𝘳 𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘦.
...

(𝙛𝙧𝙤𝙢 "𝙉𝙚𝙢𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙨," 𝙗𝙮 𝙃. 𝙋. 𝙇𝙤𝙫𝙚𝙘𝙧𝙖𝙛𝙩)

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