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 twenty-first issue of Twilight Times ezine. We are celebrating our fifth anniversary - online since July 1998.

Especial thanks to Robert Marcom, Patron of the Arts, for supporting our efforts at Twilight Times ezine. Along with patrons Suzanne S. Bridenbaugh, Pat Fredeman, Anne K. Edwards and Elena Naskova.

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


Our featured authors for the Summer 2003 Anniversary issue of Twilight Times:


Anne K. Edwards ~ a man dies in the potato salad. And that is just the beginning of the story.
"Claret-Amerson Diamond Caper" -- Mystery (61k)

Scott Hancock ~ The park takes an active interest in children.
"Fruit of the Tree" -- SF/F (45k)

Marcia Sacks ~ Having to wear bifocals may not be the end of the world.
"Bifocals" -- F (23k)

Mike Grist ~ a close up and personal look at a reality show contestant of the near future.
"Fortune City" -- F (31k) [PG-13]

Tamara Wilhite ~ genetically engineered geniuses, designed to solve all of the world's problems have their own dilemmas.
"Cathedral" -- SF (27k)

Mike Koenen ~ an original escapes and his clone goes on the hunt.
"Escape from Original City" -- SF/mystery (29k)

Greg Gunther ~ Dr. Frank just wants to be left alone with his creation.
"For the Love of a Dog" -- SF/F (24k)

Short Fiction

Tina R. Brown ~ A sneak peek at the bureau that keeps track of lost, stolen or misplaced hearts.
"Heart Licensing Bureau" -- F (16k)

Laurie Tom ~ Shana had a vision of a world far away.
"I Can See the Earth" -- F (15k)

Kelly McWilliams ~ Mr. Simon's job is his life.
"Midas" -- Magic realism (9k)



Our featured artists are

the fantasy art of Jeffrey K. Bedrick

The Immortal Light (43k)
The Last Resort (81k)

Fantasy artist Ardy M. Scott
"Amue, Prince of Atlantis" (51k)
"The Thirteenth Magician" (64k)

Fantasy artist Stephanie Pui-Mun Law
Dawn's Threshold (49k)
That Which is Sacred (88k)

Fantasy artist Krista A. Leemhuis
"Pyramids" (29k)
"Red Defender" (122k)

Fantasy artist Elena Morozov
"Forest" (62k)
"Magic Book" (45k)



Our featured poets:

Poet Linda Ruzicka
"Magnificent Splendor"

Poet Terry Lowenstein
"Forgotten Secrets"

Poet Nancy Bennett
"Veil Song"

Poet Micael Fantina
"The Kiss"
"The Silver Asp"

Poet Ann K. Schwader
"Obleisk in Exile"

Introducing Poet Anuradha Rao

Introducing Poet Greg Beatty



Why Authors Don't Market Their Books by Anthony Hernandez.

   Lida Quillen's infrequent column,
Practical Tips for Online Authors.
"How to Advertise Your Ebooks on the Net"



  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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