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The Well: The infinite pit lined with doors to countless realities. And an ancient threat rises to all the worlds.

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Launch of The Reckless

Launch of new Candlemark imprint of intermediate-length digital works. Submissions open!



What made the dragons defect from Russia to Turkey? And will the answer to this mystery redeem the Tarasov family from past sins and protect them from present dangers?

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Candlemark & Gleam is open for submissions! If you've created a fantastic work of fantastika, consider submitting it.

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Winter in July: M. Fenn’s Piper Deez and the Case of the Winter Planet

Congratulations to M. Fenn, whose edgy space opera novella Piper Deez and the Case of the Winter Planet starts its ultra-cool investigations into domed city villainy today! Piper Deez is a nifty SFnal twist on hardboiled noir fused to space opera—Outland meets Smilla’s Sense of Snow with a hefty soupçon of Blade Runner—and the second […]

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Wellside Cover Wins Contest!

Congratulations to Jenny Zemanek, whose stunning cover to Robin Shortt’s wildly original multiverse fantasy Wellside was the winner in The Qwillery’s Debut Author Challenge June contest! Also heartfelt thanks to all C&G friends who voted! But we won’t rest on our hard-won laurels, because this has a second part: at the end of the year […]