From the Editor's Desk

Many thanks to the talented contributors who are sending us the finest in speculative fiction, poetry and fantasy artwork. This is the third anniversary issue of Twilight Times ezine - online since July 1998.

We need poetry and article submissions for upcoming issues.

For those of you visiting for the first time, check out the Archives for more great reading.


Our featured authors for the July 2001 issue of Twilight Times:

Alissa Grosso -- an alternate world where the Law says everyone has the right to become famous.
"Stars" -- Humorous SF/F (31k)

Joanne K. Morse, Ph.D. -- a wonderfully detailed story about lab research gone awry.
"Disappearing Clone" -- SF (32k)

Karl W. Bokelmann -- have you ever handled an antique and wondered what stories it could tell? Mrs. Davis has this ability, perhaps much to her misgiving.
"All Sales Final" -- DF (30k)


Patrick Welch is back with a story about an exobiologist discovers an intelligent race, or does she?
"Second Stage" -- SF (19k)

Lazette Gifford -- the Prince heir will do almost anything to secure the succession
Weaving the Strands of Love -- F (21k)

Introducing Susanne S. Bridenbaugh with her first published fiction work about a detective who is gradually drawn into the world of his suspect.
Necrodancer -- magic realism (22k)


Short Fiction

Robert Marcom is back with a tale about a legitimate alternative life-style is protected by law in the future.
"Dracu's Lament" -- F (8k)

Tricia Urlaub -- a young man has episodes of spontaneous flotation.
"Sleep that Burns" -- F (10k)

Leslie King -- for her entire life, Caerena held on to her belief in magic.
"The Birth of a Legend" -- F (8k)

Kay Allen -- if you want to experience the arcane, take a trip to New Orleans.
"French Quarter" -- magic realism (10k)



Our featured artists are

Fantasy and gothic artist
Sophie M. Klesen
Coming Home (95k)
LochNess (43k)

Celestial artist
Don Davis
Space Colony (67k)
Stanford Torus (155k)

Fantasy artist
Kay Allen
Under Siege (125k)

Celestial Visions from
NASA Photo Gallery
Hubble Deep Field Survey (75k)
M51 Galaxy (75k)

Graphic artist
William C. Burns, Jr.
Control Panels (40k)



Our featured poets:

Poet extraordinaire Bobbi Sinha-Morey
"Sorceress of the Sea"

Introducing Poet Ann K. Schwader and her web debut.
"Markarian 348"
"You Know They're Watching"


Introduing Poet Victoria Falkenburg with her web debut.
"The Moons Reflection"

Poet Sherra Gray
"Dream Walker"
"Whisper Your Heart"

Introducing Poet Crystal Calhoun, also with her web debut in an ezine.
"Dream Eternity"
"He Swears"

Poet Barry Hunter
"Only You"

Poet Chad Hensley
"Crash Worship"



Author Interview with Charlotte Boyett-Compo

Author Interview with Kim Bundy

Author Interview with Barb Starmer

"Eguild Adopts New Mission" by Robert Marcom

"Reaching" by Becky Ruff

"What You Won't Be Getting..." by Charlotte Boyett-Compo


   Lida Quillen's monthly column, Practical Tips for Online Authors.



  A special note to TT readers. All contents of this issue are copyright by the writers and artists. If you discover any artwork or writing published here elsewhere on the internet, or in print magazines, please let us know immediately. The staff of Twilight Times feels very strongly about protecting the copyrighted work of contributors.


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