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Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, quarterly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine’s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience.

Issue #3 includes 13 short stories:
"Descant" — Piers Anthony
"The Peacemaker" — Rachel A. Brune
"My Favorite Photos of Anne" — Aaron Polson
"Verisimilitude" — Alan Murdock
"Orc Legal" — James Beamon
"Kindle My Heart" — Rebecca Birch
"Burn in Me" — Carrie Martin
"The Memory-Setter's Apprentice" — Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
"Hither and Yon" — Anatoly Belilovsky
"The Contents of the Box with the Ribbon" — David Neilsen
"The First First Fire" — Alexander Monteagudo
"Missing Tessa" — Anna Yeatts
"The Perfect Book" — Alex Shvartsman

In the non-fiction section, this issue features:
-Interview With Author Piers Anthony
-Interview With Author and Publisher Anna Yeatts
-Interview With Editor Scott H. Andrews
-Artist Spotlight: Suebsin Pulsiri
-Book Review: Upgraded (edited by Neil Clarke)
-Movie Review: The House That Dripped Blood (1971) (Peter Duffell)

The magazine is open to most sub-genres of science fiction, including hard SF, military, apocalyptic & post-apocalyptic, space opera, time travel, cyberpunk, steampunk, and humorous. Similarly for fantasy, we accept most sub-genres, including alternate world, dark fantasy, heroic, high or epic, historical, medieval, mythic, sword & sorcery, urban fantasy, and humorous. The magazine also publishes horror and paranormal short fiction.

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