Posted on

LampLight Volume 9 Issue 3

April 2021

The new issue of LampLight is here!

A restless ghost searches for answers. What happens when the stage lights are turned off? A strange illness and secrets from the past collide. A garden of second chances. A new mother’s restless night. Memories of a better time, of a better holiday. and directions Joe Langley’s house

Fiction from:

  • Anya Ow
  • Travis Tyler Madden
  • Natasha Pavlitsevits
  • Gillian Knox
  • Lisa Amico Kristel
  • Amanda Michele
  • Victor Sweetser
Posted on

The Night Wire – LampLight RadioPlay

iTunesSoundCloudGoogle PlayRSS Feed

It’s 1926. Jim works the night-shift at a newspaper, sorting out the stories that come in over the news wire telegraph, so he’s used to reading tragic stories. But the story that comes in tonight isn’t a typical news story.

Based on the story by H.F Arnold, found in Volume 2, Issue 3

Starring Bryan Coffee

The audio of a church service was from Eelke, under a Creative Commons License. (https://freesound.org/people/Eelke/sounds/462593/)

Adapted and Produced by Andrew Wardlaw

If you enjoy this, don’t forget to grab your subscription to LampLight Magazine and never miss an issue!  A subscription supports both the magazine and the podcast.

Posted on

LampLight Volume 9 Issue 2

December 2020

The new issue of LampLight is here!

Fiction from: Monte Lin, DeAnna Knippling, V. Medina, Brigitte N. McCray, Sean Mabry

What would you do for your brother? A writer cuts out words, cuts up paper, what do they find? The cities speak, if only you know how to listen. The song of an Appalachian folk legend. A daughter comes home late with a secret. And a Christmas Eve ghost story from 1868.

Get it today in ebook, and subscribe to LampLight and never miss an issue!

Posted on

LampLight Update

All submissions from March – May of 2019 have been responded to. Please check your inboxes and Submittable accounts. Feel free to query as well.

I’m sorry for the delays this year. I talk more about that on my blog.

Issue V8.1 of LampLight is out! Print, Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Kobo and Smashwords. Get it today.

PrintKindleSmashwordsNookiBooksKobo

Fiona Maeve Geist talks about Unica Zurn: Dark Fantasist and Shrouded Muse.

Fiction From:

  • Meghan Cruickshank
  • Katherine Givens
  • Crystal Sarakas
  • Yume Kitasei
  • Daniel Delgado

The December issue is being pushed to January. From then onwards we should be back on schedule.

Posted on

Volume 8 Part 2 Submission Window Change

Hi everyone. We are going to delay LampLight Magazine submissions to 15 October (and extend through December 2019!)

This will let us finish catching up on some things, get the September and December issues ready to go.

Apologies to everyone awaiting replies, we are nearly done and this delay will give everyone a fair shot for the next round.

When submissions go live, you can submit here!

Posted on

LampLight Volume 6 Issue 3 Released!

Chet Williamson is the featured writer! He brings a haunting story, “And So Will I Remember You…” We talk with him about audio productions, acting, and, of course, books.

Fiona Maeve Geist talks about Gertrude Barrows Bennett & Daphne Du Maurier

Fiction from:

  • Errick Nunnally
  • Melanie Rees
  • Lisa May Lu
  • Samantha Mills

Fiction from: Errick Nunnally, Melanie Rees, Lisa May Lu, Samantha Mills

Out now!

Posted on

Spring 2018 Submission Window Change

Hi everyone. We are going to delay LampLight Magazine spring submissions to 15 April (and extend through June!)

This will let us finish catching up on some things before Volume 7 starts.

In the meantime, we are having a subscription drive! Your support is what keeps LampLight going. Subscriptions support both the magazine and the podcast, and bring to you four great issues of LampLight magazine which can be sent directly to your Kindle if you like!

 

Subscribe Today!

Posted on

200th Anniversary of Frankestein

First published in 1818, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, is a classic for both horror and science fiction

Written in the summer of 1816, as a part of a challenge by Lord Byron that “each write a ghost story.”

Mary Shelley would do better than that.

For the 200th anniversary, we have an ebook edition of the 1818 text for you to enjoy for free.

Posted on

Mastheads and Sails

LampLight Volume 4
LampLight Volume 4

I spent the better part of two months doodling up designs for the logo of LampLight. I was trying to make a simple-to-draw lamp to sit in the corner of each cover as a logo for the magazine.

I’ve known Paula Snyder longer than is polite to say out loud. Needless to say, we still look fabulous.

I wrote Paula about my endeavors and asked if she could help, sending an (no doubt rambling) email about my idea for the lamp, what the mag was about, etc.

What Paula sent back was fantastic, elegant, and real. Naturally, it looked nothing like my scribbles or descriptions. This is why it looks good.

The LampLight masthead, and overall look of the covers, the outward visible part of the magazine is all due to Paula, and LampLight would not have been the same without them.

Don’t forget to subscribe, so you’ll never miss a great issue of LampLight! Subscriptions support both the magazine and the podcast.