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Do you subscribe to any speculative fiction magazines?

Yes - a print mag
2
13%
Yes - an e-zine
1
6%
Yes - both
0
No votes
Nope!
13
81%
 
Total votes: 16

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Post by Aslan »

I'd just like to recommend for everybody interested in speculative fiction to purchase a subscription to at least one magazine. There are several good print mags, and dozens of e-zines. I personally subscribe to The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, but you can find all sorts of great mags on Spicy Green Iguana.

'Zines are the essence of the speculative fiction publishing world. It's where authors often get their start. Award winning stories (Hugo, Nebula, etc.) come from magazines. Many classic sci-fi and fantasy novels started out as novellas in magazines (McCaffrey's Pern series and Asimov's Foundation Trilogy are good examples). There's a ton of great fiction out there that most people miss out on. I recommend everybody take a look.

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Post by Anime Trekker »

I subscribe to these:

Animerica

Newtype USA

Star Trek Communicator

Starlog

Animerica's e-newsletter

Sci-Fi channel's e-newsletter

Adult Swim's e-newsletter

Anime News Network
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Post by Ariel »

Aslan,Thanks for the web site!Going to spend some time in there right now!! :flower: Spicy green iguanas has quite a variety of
publications.

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Yeah that's awesome Aldan! Thank-you! 8)

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Post by Ariel »

That's Aslan,not Alden.But you were close! :wink:

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Post by Ariel »

Ever hear of Nexus magazine,or Fate,or U.F.O magazine or....There
are so many!

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Post by Neurolanis »

Oh, sorry Aslan!

Um, no. Never heard of them.

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Post by Ariel »

They're not fiction,but quite interesting.
Fate :Published since1948,true accounts of the strange and unknown.

Nexus:international bi-monthly publication on alternative news,
covering earthly ancient past,the unexplained,supressed science etc.

U.F.O is obvious.A quality publication,if you like that sort of thing.

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The only magazine I really care to read is my beloved Entertainment Weekly.

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Post by Aslan »

Entertainment Weekly is a very high quality entertainment magazine. Their reviews are usually right on the nose.

Ariel, I hadn't heard of any of those magazines. Thanks for the suggestions! Also, thanks for the Aldan/Aslan clarification. :wink:

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I get a few professional journals (fitness), and Consumers Reports. I'd like to get Entertainment Weekly but am afraid to get my name on a mailing list. I stopped junk mail a few years back by filling out the form at the post office, and it has been pleasant not to get all the junk. But I've found that the few things I do order by mail almost always lead to more junk. Even charities and even after I requested that they not put my name on their mailing list and not share my name.

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Post by LightBrigade »

So far, of nine members who voted, one has subscribed to a printed specfi magazine, eight to none. Is it a matter of cost, time available for reading or is it the quality of content which might explain the result, I wonder.
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