Fantasy Short Stories – new Heroic, Epic and High Fantasy ‘zine

Fantasy Short Stories is a new publication established with the aim of publishing the best short stories in Heroic, Epic, and High Fantasy, and with plenty of Swords and Sorcery thrown in. The publisher states: “Although many of our authors may be unknown to you, we aim to set high standards for publication, and to discover some great new talent in the world of fantasy fiction.

Fantasy Short Stories will provide a safe haven for all lovers of proper fantasy: we wave garlic maces in the face of all urban vampires. If you want tales of magic, dragons and sword-play then Fantasy Short Stories is for you. We love the work of writers such as George R.R. Martin, Michael Moorcock, Lord Dunsany, J.R.R. Tolkien, Gene Wolfe, Jack Vance, Roger Zelazny, Joe Abercrombie, Ursula Le Guin, Robin Hobb and David Gemmell, and hope that you do too.”

The stories contained in Fantasy Short Stories Issue 1 are described HERE. Fantasy Short Stories Issue 1 is available on Smashwords for $4.99; via Amazon for Kindle, and

If you would like to contribute to Fantasy Short Stories, they are looking for fantasy stories up to 10,000 words, offering token payments of $10. Guidelines HERE.