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Black Gate Publishing Free Stories Online

Black Gate magazine has started publishing online fiction. Yippee!

Or not.

It’s great news because, hey, it’s free fiction and new content from Black Gate. It’s bad news because it might mean the end of those nice, thick issues of the magazine. It’s no secret that the print publishing industry is going the way of the eight-track, but it would be sad to see another good print publication go bye-bye. But then again — free fiction!

Black Gate will post stories every Sunday. The first, “The Duelist” by Jason Thummel, went up yesterday. You can read it here.


  1. Hey James,

    Thanks for the signal boost! And yeah, we miss the big fat issues of Black Gate too. But this allows us to get the fiction we have in inventory published in a more timely manner. And the website reaches a great many more readers than the print magazine.


    John O’Neill
    Editor, Black Gate

  2. No worries, John. I figure if I really miss those big fat issues, I can always print out the website.

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