Welcome to the September/October issue of The Big Click. If we have a theme for this issue, it’s the New Black. As in new writers. Though we don’t yet accept unsolicited submissions, we always keep an eye out for up-and-coming talent, and we found two great pieces for you.
Marc E. Fitch has published several short stories and even has an MFA degree from Western Connecticut State University—one of the few graduate programs in writing open to “genre” fiction—but he hasn’t quite made a big splash with New York publishers yet. We think “Altar Boys” might at least start a few ripples a ripplin’ however.
We’re also delighted to publish our first ever debut fiction. Joseph Tomaras is a blogger of some renown in radical circles, and has recently turned his talents to the short story. He also recently moved to Maine. “Moose Season” is the result. We’ll be seeing a lot more from Joseph in the future.
We also have the latest column from our pal Tom Pic, who takes on the issue of ebooks. Hey, aren’t you reading an ebook right now? We hope you are, as the ebook edition is what keeps The Big Click in business. We hope to have some news on that front soon enough—specifically an opportunity to subscribe and get your magazine downloaded to your e‑reader automatically. It’ll be like we’re hiding in an alleyway, waiting to strike…