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May 8, 2022
DreamForge Kickstarter 2022

KICKSTARTER LANDING PAGE

Pledge $36 or more DREAMFORGE PRINT SUBSCRIPTION 2022 Print Issues of DreamForge 10 and 11 In 2022 Print Subscriptions are available only to US addresses and only through […]
April 24, 2022
DreamCasters, May 2022

DreamCasters in May 2022

May | DreamCasters Agenda | 05/08/22 DreamForge Anvil is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: DreamCasters Monthly Meeting Time: May 08, 2022 1:30 PM […]
March 20, 2022
April DreamCasters eeting

DreamCasters in April 2022

DreamCasters Agenda | April 2022 Sunday, April 10th, 1:00 pm Eastern Time. Want to join in? Support us on Patreon at the DreamCaster level and above […]
March 19, 2022
DreamForge Anvil 7

DreamForge Anvil #7

  DreamForge Anvil #7 is FREE ONLINE, with 8 great stories and essays on writing, science as fiction, and the meaning of life. When you see […]
February 5, 2022
DreamCasters in March

DreamCasters in March 2022

DreamCasters Agenda | March 2022 Sunday, March 6th, 1:00 pm Eastern Time. Want to join in? Support us on Patreon at the DreamCaster level and above […]
January 31, 2022

February 2022 eNews

  This year we introduce The DreamForge Channel on YouTube. We’ll have four playlists: DreamForge Anvil (about the magazine), On Writing (writing challenges and lessons), Interviews […]
January 30, 2022

Writing Challenge

The Great DreamCaster Bake-Off This is a writing challenge that takes place over several months in the form of a competition among 6 lead players with […]
January 2, 2022
January 2022

January 2022

January 2022 Close on the heels of releasing DreamForge Anvil #6, we’ve combined all Anvil stories from the second half of 2021 into a Print Version […]
October 9, 2021
Commercial Craft in Orbit

Making Science Fiction
Not Fiction… Forever

Making Science Fiction Not Fiction… Forever By Scot Noel On September 15th, 2021 at 8:02 pm EDT, crewed orbital flight passed from the realm of superpowers […]
September 11, 2021

Submission Openings

Our Next Submission Period Submissions are open from November 15th through November 30th. If you’re on this page during that time period, then head over to […]
August 15, 2021

What Do Subscribers Get?

Why Subscribe to DreamForge? When you visit our Reader’s Portal, you’ll notice most of our content is FREE online. What are the benefits of subscribing to […]
August 8, 2021
DreamForge Anvil 4

DreamForge Anvil 4 Cover Reveal

DreamForge Anvil 4 Cover Reveal and Table of Contents DreamForge Anvil # 4 drops online in our Reader’s Portal on Sunday, August 15th. We’re proud to […]
July 23, 2021
Worlds of Light & Darkness Launch

“Gifts,” A Look at Story Editing

How to Start a Story: Orientation, Threshold, and The Hook In this video series, we’ll take a look at basic narrative structure through the lens of […]
May 26, 2021
Worlds of Light & Darkness Launch

Local Magazine Featured in Well-Received Anthology

Local Magazine Featured in Well-Received Anthology Readers of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror are excited about a new short story anthology, Worlds of Light & Darkness, […]
February 13, 2021

The Worlds of Light and Darkness

From Uproar Books: The Worlds of Light and Darkness is a collection of the best speculative fiction from the pages of DreamForge and Space & Time […]
January 2, 2021

Recommended Reading 2020

20 Stories for 2020! DreamForge has 20 stories on the Tangent Online Recommended Reading list for 2020! FREE Stories, Free Registration, and a Special Deal for […]
November 25, 2020
DreamForge Issue 7

Issue # 7 | Hope of the Dreamers

Issue # 7 is On the Way! Today, Issue # 7 of DreamForge Magazine made it to the printer! That means it should ship around December […]
October 25, 2020
DreamForge Halloween

DreamForge Halloween

  DreamForge presents “Dark Visions,” Tales for Halloween. Enjoy our scary tales for FREE. We’ve got vampires, zombies, ghosts, and a visit with the Perfumer of […]
October 22, 2020
Matthew Henson and the Ice Temple of Harlem

Matthew Henson and the Ice Temple of Harlem

Deep in the guts of this book there’s a telling line: “He had long ago come to accept that fate was his to forge from life’s […]
August 22, 2020

Why We Didn’t Buy Your Story, Part 2

As I write this, we’re wrapping up story selections for Issue # 7. My previous thoughts on “Why We Didn’t Buy Your Story” came out after […]
July 19, 2020
Evolution Device by Lif Strand

Evolution Device

Exciting news! Lif Strand, who wrote the wonderful short “Being Me” https://bit.ly/Lif-Being-Me for DreamForge Issue # 2 has a debut novel coming out on July 28 […]
July 12, 2020

Issue # 6 Sample

by Alexandra Seidel Illustrated by Rose Catherine Khan The roc arrived on the island like a bad case of the flu, with little warning and ample […]
July 12, 2020

Issue #6 Table of Contents

Issue # 6 – Among the Worlds of Hope Issue 6 becomes available on July 15th. In this issue we face rocs and pterosaurs, werewolves and […]
July 11, 2020
All the Universe in the Palms of Our Hands

Which Shall It Be?

The world has been coming to an end for a long time, for centuries if not for millennia. While the doomsayers wring their hands and point […]
July 10, 2020
Blundell in Command of Zodiaque

The Last Leg

By James Verran and Scot Noel The hull began to ring. It startled Zodiaque’s crew, sending them reeling from their bunks to push along tight corridors […]
December 22, 2019

Illustrating “Extremophile” by Frank Schurter

The cover for DreamForge Issue #4 is by Frank Schurter for the short story “Extremophile” by Robert Harpold. Frank is an amazing illustrator, teacher, and friend. […]
November 3, 2019
World View

DreamForge Issue 4

Table of Contents About the Cover Our cover is by Frank Schurter and accompanies Robert Harpold’s Hard SF tale “Extremophile.”  Frank’s art is meticulous and its […]
July 26, 2019
Hope for the Future

Hope Notes 1

Hope Notes 1 Why do we believe humankind is worthwhile? That today is better than the past, and the future of greater potential still? There has […]
January 9, 2019

Why We Didn’t Buy Your Story, Part 1

An Amazing Response At DreamForge, when we put out our first call for stories, we did so quietly, passing the word from friend to friend, writer […]
December 31, 2018

Dreamforge Intertainment Reunion

On Saturday, December 29th, 2018, a group of alumni of Dreamforge Intertainment met at the Keynote Cafe in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. What is special about Keynote Cafe? […]
October 28, 2018
Flash Fiction - A Stillness of Trumpets

A Stillness of Trumpets

by Scot Noel Some people swore the house was haunted, that the Madonna had appeared there on the day the angels drew forth their fiery swords […]
September 23, 2018
The Expedition, a Fantasy Novelette by Scot Noel

The Expedition | Chapter 1 | A Scribe Loses his Warm Bed

The Expedition is a novelette by Scot Noel presented in 4 parts. This Posting is Chapter One, A Scribe Loses His Warm Bed The air is […]
September 22, 2018
Auraun City

The Expedition | Chapter 2 | Breaching the Wall

The Expedition is a novelette by Scot Noel presented in 4 parts. This Posting is Chapter Two, Breaching the Wall Roald Emmerich, Expedition Leader At first […]
September 21, 2018
The Auran Dragon

The Expedition | Chapter 3 | The Auran Dragon

The Expedition is a novelette by Scot Noel presented in 4 parts. This Posting is Chapter Three, The Auran Dragon Rimmer Doge, Swordsman Before evening, I […]
September 20, 2018
Fortune Turns Against Us

The Expedition | Chapter 4 | When Fortune Turns Against Us

The Expedition is a novelette by Scot Noel presented in 4 parts. This Posting is Chapter Four, When Fortune Turns Against Us Cassan di Bucentar al […]
August 25, 2018
The Prespace Ship Jericho

Gatherer of Souls

by Scot Noel Surrounded by the tight walls of her ship, Christine sat in darkness, a gloom alleviated only by the soft green glow of channel […]
August 4, 2018
Restorations

Restorations | Chapter 1 | A Game of Turkame

Restorations is a novelette by Michael David presented in 3 parts. This Posting is Chapter One, A Game of Turkame A time neared, a day when […]
August 3, 2018
Restorations

Restorations | Chapter 2 | Patron of the Arts

Restorations is a novelette by Michael David presented in 3 parts. Chapter One is available as A Game of Turkame This Posting is Chapter Two, Patron of […]
August 2, 2018
Wall of ancient Frescoes

Restorations | Chapter 3 | Miracle of the Relic

Restorations is a novelette by Michael David presented in 3 parts. Chapter One is available as A Game of Turkame Chapter Two is available as Patron […]
July 25, 2018
Redwood Forest

John Steinbeck on the Origin of Life

“When, very late in the history of our planet, the incredible accident of life occurred, a balance of chemical factors, combined with temperature, in quantities and […]