Tag Archives: science-fiction

Issue 7 Out Today!

Hey, guess what today is? I mean other than the first day of the rest of your life. Yeah, that’s right, we’ve got a new issue of BROADSWORDS AND BLASTERS for you. Richard Rubin first graced our pages in Issue … Continue reading

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Pulp Consumption: Strange Economics

About a year ago, before we published David F. Shultz’s story “Jerold’s Stand” in Issue 5, Shultz ran a Kickstarter for a collection of science fiction and fantasy called Strange Economics. The concept of the collection was to marry the … Continue reading

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So You Got Rejected by Broadswords and Blasters

I know, there’s probably ten or so of you that are absolutely devastated that this isn’t a pulp appeal article where Cameron or I talk about some pulp (or pulp adjacent property). Instead, this is going to be about our … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

“Fourscore and…seven minutes ago… we, your forefathers, were brought forth upon a most excellent adventure conceived by our new friends, Bill… and Ted.” Two high school losers, Bill Preston (Alex Winter) and Ted Logan (Keanu Reeves), are on the verge … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Firefly (and Serenity)

  There aren’t many self-respecting fans of science fiction who haven’t at least heard about the masterpiece Fox television show Firefly, sadly cut down in its prime by network executives without a clue. At the time of its release, I … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal : Storyhack #1

It would be wrong and naïve of us to state that we are the only magazine out there publishing stories with a focus on high stakes, adrenaline fueled action, and an eye toward having stories that are flat out fun. … Continue reading

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Pulp Appeal: Ursula K. Le Guin

This article has been harder to write than I anticipated. That’s not just because Ursula K. Le Guin was an important writer, but because I realize that I have been remiss in my reading of her work. First, she’s not … Continue reading

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