Episode 1: Enter Fictionvale includes stories by Richmond Weems, Kristin Dearborn, Natalie Duvall, Eric Esser, Branden Linley, Renee Carter Hall, Margaret Ethridge, Chris Daruns C.R. Langille, A. Merc Rustad, and Colin Heintze
Don't you miss reading? Fictionvale is a digital genre fiction short story magazine that might just remind you that you do - or convince you to give reading short fiction a try.
Our stories are meant to be read on your e-book reader, your tablet, or your phone. They’re short enough to finish after you’ve done with that HIPPA form and are waiting for your doctor to call you back. Or while your kid is kicking around the soccer ball at practice. You can always have them with you and read them whenever it’s convenient.
And you won’t have to put the book down at the exciting part when your dentist puts your chair back, because you will be able to finish reading a story in ten or fifteen minutes.
The goal is to provide great stories across many popular genres. Short, quick reads you can finish while waiting in the doctor’s office, or while hanging out at your kid’s soccer practice, or while passing time in your underground bunker after the zombie apocalypse (okay, that one might be harder without electricity).
Fictionvale stories are geared for adults and mature young adults. While we are not about gratuitous sex and violence, there may be sex and there may be violence. We believe our audience can handle grown up topics and stories.
Each episode of the magazine will be released as an e-book, downloadable and compatible with all major e-book readers. There are no subscriptions. Buy the episodes you want, skip the ones you don’t. But we’ll bet you’ll find something cool in all the episodes! And you might even find some great stories in a genre you don’t normally read. We hope you do!