From the Editor's Desk

  Many thanks to the talented contributors who are sending us the finest in speculative fiction, poetry and fantasy artwork. This is the seventeenth issue of Twilight Times ezine - online since July 1998.

Especial thanks to Suzanne S. Bridenbaugh, our first Patron of the Arts, for supporting our efforts at Twilight Times ezine. Along with Pat Fredeman, another patron.

For those of you visiting for the first time, check out the Archives for more great reading.




Our featured authors for the Summer 2002 issue of Twilight Times:

Michelle Marr -- Wendy Simmons was sent to Hawaii by her employer after a malfunction of their equipment left her invisible. Now they want her back.
"Before First Sight" -- SF romance (59k)


Elena Naskova -- an andro-psychoanalyst is confronted with a problem.
"Ar. Laber" -- SF (17k)

Chris Bauer -- a man holds onto an elusive memory.
"Worldly Distractions" -- F (13k)

Mark Sutton - a tale out of American Indian legends.
"How The People Kept Their Power" -- F (13k)

Introducing Teena M. Stewart in her fiction debut. This story is about a mysterious neighbor and his sinister plant.
"Ivy" -- DF (19k)

Latricia L. Lane -- not your usual tourist tale.
"Little Tin Soldiers" -- DF (19k)


Short Fiction

Edward C. Lynskey -- once a corporal, always a corporal.
"A Burial Detail" -- DF (10k)

Christian R. Bonawandt -- another day's work at the Ultimate Fighters' League.
"Bring on the Ruckus" -- F (9k)

Introducing Michael Griffith in his fiction debut. A young man frets over his wife's preoccupation with the moon.
"Why the Moon?" -- Fable (9k)

Mark Budman -- help is where you least expect it.
"Wrong Number" -- Flash fiction (5k)



Our featured artists are

Pre-Raphaelite artist Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale
"Natural Magic" (120k)

Mythic artist Luis Ricardo Falero
"The Lily Fairy" (54k)

Romantic artist John Martin
"Manfred and the Witch of the Alps" (90k)

Romantic Classicist artist John William Waterhouse
"Sorceress" (92k)
"The Magic Circle" (65k)



Our featured poets:

Michael Fantina
"The Fairy Swing"


Poet Thomas Fortenberry
"Dracula Themepark"
"Parcul de distracții Dracula"
Romanian language version

Poet Kelly Ann Malone
"Glorious Water"

Poet Nancy Jackson
"Thank You Gaia"

Poet Julie Shiel
"The Dryad"

Poet Terry Lowenstein
"The Stones Speak"
"The Treasure Hunters"

Poet Qian Liu
"The Tides of Change"

Poet Shannon Riley



Author Interview with Cynthia Ward

Author Interview with Robina Williams

"E-books At The Airport?" by Dorothy Thompson

"Paintings as Inspiration" by Robina Williams

"Writing Historical Fiction" by John Gorman



   Lida Quillen's infrequent column, Practical Tips for Online Authors.
"How to Advertise Your Ebooks on the Net"



  A special note to TT readers. All contents of this issue are copyright by the writers and artists. If you discover any artwork or writing published here elsewhere on the internet, or in print magazines, please let us know immediately. The staff of Twilight Times feels very strongly about protecting the copyrighted work of contributors.


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