Speculative fiction is the most inclusive genre. In the realms of fantasy, horror and science fiction anything, and anyone, is possible. This is why it is so important to support the open mindset that accompanies speculative creativity. To that end, Space and Time magazine is happy to forge a cooperative bond with DreamForge Magazine, our sunnier sister publication.
Right now DreamForge is having a Kickstarter to fund Year Two of publication and S&T is supporting this venture along with Uproar Books. We are just three small, independent publishers banding together to have a greater impact. We may not make a big impact in the grander, global vista but independent press remains at the forefront of free speech and thought.
Were it not for the speculative genre, we’d have no Dune, 1984, Blade Runner, Dracula, Star Wars, Dragon Riders of Pern, Harry Potter…. and without these stories how could we know that it’s possible to rise up against insurmountable odds and win? It’s not a genre for the timid. It’s reading for those who want to get a sidelong look at their monster so they can decide how to defeat it.
This is why it is so important to support the freedom of speculative fiction. In these worlds, there are no limitations. In no other genre is the human spirit free to soar not just upward, but in any direction. Support speculative fiction, and you are supporting the future and all its possibilities.
Here are ways you can actively support the freedom of the speculative genre and DreamForge Magazine:
- If warm fuzzies weren’t enough, there are some great incentives with Dreamforge’s Year Two Kickstarter. Make a pledge, receive limited edition gifts! Double down your support and get both DreamForge and Space and Time with one subscription. Go here to pledge to the Kickstarter.
- Help yourself and indie press by taking advantage of two for one advertising deal on The Author’s Bookshelf. $25 gets your book cover in either magazine’s full color book spotlight. For $40 you can have your book cover in both magazines. See your cover in full color print for less than dinner out. Space is limited! Go here to reserve your spot now.
- Visit DreamForge Magazine online and support positive, hopeful fiction that bolsters the spirit and encourages the world. Visit DreamForge’s online portal here.