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Buy it Now: Short Breaks, Volume 1
It is with great pleasure (and a fair amount of excitement on our part) that we bring you Short Breaks,
the first Shortbread Collection of Short Stories - Volume 1. It has to be said, however, that the selection
process was not without a good bit of head-scratching, as you will have seen...
The anthology Temporal Discombobulations calls for original contemporary fiction that pays homage to the Gothic with 'time' as the theme. The Gothic experience is one founded in time. A past that will not or cannot die, multiple presents that can never resolved, or infinite futures that can never be realized, the Gothic speaks of a temporal excess that refuses to… Read full Article
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