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Dear Visitors and Contributors to BP: Here's what other writers have to say about the SF anthology in which your loyal editor has recently been published.

"Raygun Chronicles is an impressive anthology with an impressive list of contributors, a real showcase of the color and scope of what science fiction can be."—Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of The Saga of Seven Suns

"RAYGUN CHRONICLES breathes supercharged life into the space opera genre with exciting and inventive new tales by a superb line-up of writers. This is why science fiction will live forever!” –Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of EXTINCTION MACHINE, FIRE & ASH and PATIENT ZERO.

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     Welcome to the Black Petals Domain! Yes, we're still here and still doing our thing.  Check our guidelines page for current information and announcements.
Please note: Columns and articles for publication are due the 15th of the month prior to publication, thus, material for the  winter issue would be due December 15th, spring is due March 15th, summer due June 15th and fall is due September 15th.     
As you can see from the links below, we now have all but the current issue archived. Just click the ARCHIVES link to get there.
     Here's the deal: We've associated ourselves with a number of artists over the years and many have moved on to bigger and better things, (like making money for their work) and we don't blame them...what we are needing is new blood to help make Black Petals as good online as it was in print. Go to the guidelines page to read more...
This month, please help us honor and recognize our friends at Poetry Pacific. You can find them at
     And, last but not least, there is still a link to our sister 'zine, Yellow Mama.

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