Category Archives: Fantasy

Mr Brain and the Voting Machine from Outer Space

This story by myself (Richard Bowes) and Ezra Pines (Mark Rich) originally appeared in TALES OF THE UNANTICIPATED in the Aug 2004/July 2005 issue – the “Strange Romance Issue”. It was subsequently reprinted in “The Sense of Falling” a chapbook of Ezra’s stories … Continue reading

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The Complete Fairy Tales of Barbara Leonie Picard

Selected Fairy Tales At the very start of a long, successful career (more than thirty books published, three times on the UK’s Carnegie Awards short list) as an author of children and young adult books, Barbara Leonie Picard wrote and … Continue reading

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Mr. Brain and the Island of Lost Socks

 Electric Velocipede Issue #2  Spring 2002                                                 Mr. Brain and the Island of Lost Socks                           Richard Bowes & Ezra Pines    “I don’t understand,” said Mrs. Brain. “The scatter rug wasn’t yellow yesterday.”      Mrs. Brain had long, … Continue reading

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Now the truth about my story “Reality Girl” can be told!

It will appear in  AFTER – A YA dystopian anthology from Hyperion. Publication date TBD Edited by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling Some important authors  are still to be named. Here’s the lineup so far: Genvieve Valentine Susan Beth Pfeffer … Continue reading

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