L’Erin Ogle (“Shiver Soft Feathers”) – Despair + Trepidation

Interviewer: In “Shiver Soft Feathers,” the only glimmer of hope derives from darkness: “There’s hope in the huntress stalking the night. There’s none in the daylight.” After being assigned ‘despair’ and ‘trepidation,’ what did your writing process look like? How did you arrive at the idea of “The Spotted Girl” …

Score: an SFF symphony

What if prose were written like music?

Score is an anthology of varied stories arranged to follow an emotional score from the heights of joy to the depths of despair – but always with a little hope shining through.

Contents

  • “Homecoming” — A.C. Worth
  • “Tree and Flame” — Rob Francis
  • “The Trader” — Damien Krsteski
  • “Faux Ami” — A. Martine
  • “Raising Mira” — Pauline Yates
  • “Universe of Ghosts” — Samuel Chapman
  • “The Humblebract Expedition” — B. Morris Allen
  • “Selkie’s Song” — Mariah Montoya
  • “Fountainhead” — B. Morris Allen
  • “The Interrogation of Kelstrom Nor” — T.B. McKenzie
  • “Orl, His Master, and the Egg” — Adan Berkowitz
  • “Obliteration” — Caleb Warner
  • “Naves Autem Vacuo” — Thom Connors
  • “The Factory” — Michael Gardner
  • “That Moment You Realize” — David Hammond
  • “Shiver Soft Feathers” — L’Erin Ogle
  • “The Bully Pulpit” — Ian Rennie
  • “The Bureau of Sinful and Emotional Gods” — David A. Gray
  • “The Silence of Mother” — Gerald Warfield
  • “Potential” — Felicity Drake

Cover art by Carol Wellart

Available as a paperback and an e-book on 2 March 2019.

 

February 2019

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

Table of Contents

  • The Lightkeeper’s Wife — Amelia Dee Mueller
  • The Soul Farmer’s Daughters — Kyle Kirrin
  • The Bear Wife — Catherine George
  • Mean Streak — L’Erin Ogle

Cover art by Saleha Chowdhury.

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Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.

November 2018

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

Table of Contents

  • The Little G-d of Łódź — Evan Marcroft
  • A House on the Volga — Filip Wiltgren
  • When the Last Friend is Gone — Tris Matthews
  • Sorry, Sorry, Sorry, and I Love You — L’Erin Ogle
  • Graveyard — Arlen Feldman

Cover art by Saleha Chowdhury.

Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.

August 2018

August 2018

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

Table of Contents

  • The Bagel Shop Owner’s Nephew — J. Tynan Burke
  • Upon the Fallen Leaves of the Gingko Tree — Mads Alvey
  • Just a Fire — A. Martine
  • All the Colors I Cannot See — L’Erin Ogle
  • Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost — Douglas Anstruther

Cover art by Julia Naurzalieva.

Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.