Last Day for Sword & Sorcery Fiction Open Call!
Mar31

Last Day for Sword & Sorcery Fiction Open Call!

Tomorrow is the date of legend! The time foretold by the sages and prophets set forth upon the world by the Skull himself! April 1st is the final day for the Skull to receive your fictional missives! The Skull has a limit to the time his magazine, Tales From the Magician’s Skull, would be receptive to submissions. The end date of April 1st is tomorrow! Fates have ordained that the cosmic window will close! If you wish your work...

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Only a Few Days Remain for the Skull’s Open Call!
Mar28

Only a Few Days Remain for the Skull’s Open Call!

As the April 1st deadline fast approaches, the Skull prepares to bar and lock the gates! Know, O mortals, the Skull hath decreed the irrevocable and fixed dates in which his peerless magazine Tales From the Magician’s Skull would be receptive to submissions. The end date of April 1st is only days away! The alignment of the stars is fast-shifting, and the submissions portal will close this week! If you wish your work to be...

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First-Round Submissions Accepted By The Skull!
Mar18

First-Round Submissions Accepted By The Skull!

As you all know, the Skull recently started accepting submissions to his peerless magazine. He has asked that our interns post this update to the interwebs, alerting all his fans as to the results so far. Behold, Mortal Dogs! Here are the titles of a handful of treasures my minions have pulled from the submissions pile. Find here the names of their worthy authors, and tantalizing excerpts from their prose!  There are more tales...

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Final Month for The Skull’s Open Call!
Mar09

Final Month for The Skull’s Open Call!

Final Month for The Skull’s Open Call! Listen Well, Mortal Dogs! The greatest sword-and-sorcery magazine in the history of the world is Tales From The Magician’s Skull, and it is now accepting submissions! We’ve already received some fantastic submissions, but there is still time to get your story thrown into the arena. Less than a month remains, however, so don’t think this is an eternal chance—the only thing that is...

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A Video Chat and Look Behind the Scenes with Skull & Friends
Mar02

A Video Chat and Look Behind the Scenes with Skull & Friends

A Video Chat and Look Behind the Scenes with Skull & Friends To you undeserving mortals I have granted a rare glimpse behind the veil of secrecy at my most peerless of publications, Tales From the Magician’s Skull. The lowliest of my minions, the larvae called ‘interns,’ were tasked with this honor, but recently each met their own destruction in most hideous and foolish a fashion. And so the task was entrusted to...

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The Skull is on Facebook!
Feb06

The Skull is on Facebook!

Mortals, your foolishness knows no bounds. You call to one another across the ether, mind touching mind instantaneously across the vast expanse of the real, and how do you use this power? Is it to elucidate the eldritch lore of the serpent-people, or to examine the thrice-cursed Peninsula of the Necromantic Nomarchs? Where are the whispered rumors of the coming Juggernaut, the ravings of the ensorcelled scribe, or the sigils and signs...

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Sword-and-Planet Love-Letter: Gardner Fox’s Warrior of Llarn
Feb05

Sword-and-Planet Love-Letter: Gardner Fox’s Warrior of Llarn

Sword-and-Planet Love-Letter: Gardner Fox’s Warrior of Llarn by Brian Murphy Sword-and-planet (S&P) is an odd, anachronistic corner of speculative fiction, occupying a colorful and wild interstellar space somewhere between the charted lands of fantasy and science fiction. Fighting-men from earth travel via astral projection to planets where hovercraft soar, shining cities in oxygenated domes rise above dusty plains, and aliens...

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Two Months Remaining for The Skull’s Open Call!
Feb02

Two Months Remaining for The Skull’s Open Call!

Two Months Remaining for The Skull’s Open Call! Listen Well, Mortal Dogs! The greatest sword-and-sorcery magazine in the history of the world is Tales From The Magician’s Skull, and it is now accepting submissions! We’ve already received some fantastic submissions, but there is still time to get your story thrown into the arena. Only two months remain, however, so don’t think this is an eternal chance—the only thing that...

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Tales From The Magician’s Skull Is Now Accepting Submissions!
Jan21

Tales From The Magician’s Skull Is Now Accepting Submissions!

Tales From The Magician’s Skull Is Now Accepting Submissions! Listen Well, Mortal Dogs! The greatest sword-and-sorcery magazine in the history of the world is Tales From The Magician’s Skull, and it is now accepting submissions! I am the immortal Skull, champion and protector of all things sword-and-sorcery, and if you wish to submit a tale to my magazine, you must pay heed! Those who obey these dictates shall find their creations...

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An Interview with Howard Andrew Jones On Tales From The Magician’s Skull
Jan19

An Interview with Howard Andrew Jones On Tales From The Magician’s Skull

The Skull has allowed the editor of Tales From The Magician’s Skull to speak on his behalf! Howard Andrew Jones recently spoke with the folks over at d20Radio.com about the publication and what’s in store for the future. From the basics of sword and sorcery to the recent agreement to bring new Lankhmar stories into the pages of Tales From The Magician’s Skull, Howard covers it all. So head on over to the d20Radio...

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Submissions Window for Tales From The Magician’s Skull Opens Soon!
Jan16

Submissions Window for Tales From The Magician’s Skull Opens Soon!

It’s just about time to show your skills to The Skull! In less than one week we are opening up submissions for Tales From The Magician’s Skull, so we hope that you have been honing your best story for review. We’ve detailed everything you need to know in an earlier post, but here are the basics: Submissions will be open January 22, 2021 – April 1, 2021We accept e-mail submissions only, in .rtf, standard...

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Issue Five of Tales From the Magicians Skull Out Now
Jan05

Issue Five of Tales From the Magicians Skull Out Now

Issue Five of Tales From the Magicians Skull Out Now Look upon the perfection of the Skull ye mortals and rejoice! That’s right, after a perilous journey through the wilds of publishing, the fifth jam-packed issue of Tales From the Magician’s Skull has been released upon the world. This time around we have six tales of peril, weirdness, grim death, and wild magic from Adrian Cole, James Enge, John C. Hocking, Violette...

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