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HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY — Q15

2012 draws to a close, and 2013 starts!  It was a good year for SF/F fans, with John Carter, Brave, and The Hobbit, and four issues of Heroic Fantasy Quarterly.  And we keep the trend going with three great new stories and two poems. Fiction Contents Dusts of War, by Ben Godby Get your new […]

A SONG FOR THE NEW KING

A SONG FOR THE NEW KING, By S. Boyd Taylor: Archimandrus was fifty when the commission first came. A poem, a psalm for the new coronation. Oh how glorious! He had waited so long for this. Years. Decades. Had pushed away wife and child alike. Locked himself in dark rooms for months at a time. […]

HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY–ISSUE 11

The winter solstice has come and gone, and to beat back the long nights we present the 11th issue of Heroic Fantasy Quarterly!  Here’s what we’ve got for you: Fiction Contents GOOSE AND CRADLE, by David Austin One last game and one more night in a besieged city where regrets rain down like catapult stones. […]

THE GOOSE AND CRADLE

THE GOOSE AND CRADLE, by David Austin: Fewer and fewer people were stopping by the Goose and Cradle.  Everyone that had anyone was at home holding them close, waiting for the walls to crumble.  Mirsare was under siege, and massive chunks of rock rained steadily down.  The walls were strong; the boys could hold them […]

HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY–ISSUE 10

Welcome to Heroic Fantasy Quarterly Issue 10! Though demands of day-jobs and family duties have kept our backs to the wall, we’re happy to present another full issue. On to it: Fiction Contents QUEEN OF THE DESERT, by Alex Marshall THE WORSHIP OF THE LORD OF THE ESTUARY AND THE WAGES OF HEROISM, by James […]

HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY — ISSUE 9

Summer has arrived in Oklahoma, borne upon merciless winds, hammering storms, and a solar fury unleashed way too soon.  And yet we’ve ventured forth into the dizzying heat and found stories and poems that shimmer like mirages just shy of the horizon! And yet the reward of these mirages is attainable, if you only proceed […]

HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY — ISSUE 8

The second quarter of 2011 has arrived, and with it comes Heroic Fantasy Quarterly Issue 8!  We  bear remarkable tales, delights, and news.  And we exuberate in our labors!  Two short stories, three poems, and our first ever novella: Fiction Contents DEMON SONG, by A. R. Williams Supernatural samurai slices some serious adventure. (Sorry, A. R. […]

HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY — ISSUE 7

HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY– ISSUE 7 2010 ended with an entertainment-bang, what with True Grit, Harry Potter, and Tron Legacy, and 2011 starts off right with the septi-sensational seventh issue of HFQ! And as usual, it’s all free. We’re happy to present a full issue, complete with three stories and two poems for your reading pleasure. […]

HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY — ISSUE 6

Adventure Fantasy, Stormwater Diversion, Engineering, and Irishmen Welcome one and all to the sixth issue of Heroic Fantasy Quarterly!  Once again we’ve ventured to the deepest levels of the Internet, fought the hordes found there, and brought back rich treasures of gleaming wordsmithery for you, the fans. Our wares: Fiction Contents HEART OF MAN, by […]

HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY — ISSUE 5

Hail! And welcome to the one-year anniversary issue of Heroic Fantasy Quarterly! One year of adventure, action, and arcane magic. One year of broadswords, short swords, long swords, lust, love, loss, revenge, romance, dragons, goats, stoats, and all points in between.  We’ve had stories nominated for international awards (the Internets makes them such!) while surviving […]

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