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Short Stories

Wild Cards Short Fiction

By Ian Tregillis

When a mysterious stranger approaches Wally Gunderson, a.k.a Rustbelt, about running for Jokertown City Council. He'll discover the ins and outs of local politics, and whether conspiracy theorist Sparkjob is actually crazy… or just on to something?

Wild Cards Short Fiction
Re-Release!

DEUCES DOWN Wild Cards XVI

Set in an alternate, shared-world universe, Deuces Down is the one place you’ll find such never-before-told tales as John Jos. Miller’s exciting 1969 World Series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Brooklyn Dodgers; Michael Cassutt’s first moon landing, when the whole world wasn’t watching; and many more. It’s a strange and terrifying world, where anything can happen.

DEUCES DOWN Wild Cards XVI
Character perspective

BRAND NEW INTERVIEW

Bud Simons does an amazing interview with his character Charles Dutton. The wild card disfigured Charles, pulling his skin taught over the skull and turning it a pale shade of yellow.

BRAND NEW INTERVIEW
Latest Blog

Power…and all that stuff

by Caroline Spector

by Caroline Spector Recently, I got an email from George.  He was reminding me that I had a blog post due.  I explained that, no, my post was due two weeks later.  I checked my emails, and dammit, he was right.  Now I’m late … Continue reading "Power…and all that stuff"

Power…and all that stuff
Talking with Ti

Max Gladstone

TI: Hello, Max! Thanks for taking the time to answer a few questions today. I suppose I should admit to everyone that I was certain we had met at an Irish Worldcon last year. But you weren’t at an Irish … Continue reading "Max Gladstone"

Max Gladstone

Alternate History: Threat or Menace?

by Mary Anne Mohanraj Do you read a lot of alternate history?   It’s not actually a genre I’d read a lot of, before I started writing for Wild Cards.  Oh, plenty of historical fiction, but that tended to hew pretty close … Continue reading "Alternate History: Threat or Menace?" Continue Reading

Remaking the Past: Research for Writing Alternate History

by Carrie Vaughn Wild Cards is about superpowers.  But it’s also about history.  The very first book is rooted in history, and a branching timeline where history went…differently. Since then, the writers have dipped back into that history over and over, … Continue reading "Remaking the Past: Research for Writing Alternate History" Continue Reading

The Fallacy of the Ninety Percent (Further Thoughts on the Statistics of Takis-A Expression)

by Ian Tregillis Well, writing this post isn’t quite as carefree as I might have hoped. In my previous blog post (which you can read here if you’d like a refresher), written in May of 2019, I presented some simple thought experiments … Continue reading "The Fallacy of the Ninety Percent (Further Thoughts on the Statistics of Takis-A Expression)" Continue Reading