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Unsung Live #3: 27th April, RSVPs open

Unsung Live #3

Wednesday 27th April, 7pm

The Star of Kings

126 York Way, London N1 OAX

After the success and all-round fun of Unsung Live #2, we're happy to announce our return to The Star of Kings for our third evening of storytelling for fans of speculative fiction. The event is FREE but space is limited, so make sure to RSVP on our Meetup page.

Short fiction on Unsung Stories

Short story writers of the world, assemble! That's right, in a bold attempt to give this week something even more exciting than the Age of Ultron trailer, Unsung Stories is now open for submissions of short fiction! Hulkbuster armour? Pah.

This is something we've been thinking about all the way back when we didn't even have a name, just a desire to make great books. It's a big part of the reason we're doing this. We want to give new authors a platform for their work to be read, a chance to share their work with the world.

We'll be starting off in November with a story by Aliya Whiteley because, well, what better way to start something? We'll be featuring a story by Ian Hocking in the near future as well.

We'll be aiming at fortnightly publication to start and they'll be sent out to our mailing list as well as posted here on the site. We're after the best we can get our hands on here, so spread the word to all of your talented friends, especially the ones hoping for a break. They're our favourites.

You can get the full, gory details, including the submission forms and some guidance on what we like, from our Short fiction page on the site.

What are you waiting for? Get writing!

Deus Ex Arca and what makes it great

This is an intellectual love letter. Some stories are good. Some are great, and when I say great I mean that staggering kind of great that makes you want to read it again immediately, and then emulate it as best you can. One such example of the latter is Deus Ex Arca by Desirina Boskovich