News New Star Trek Explorer Magazine to Feature New Short Stories in Each Issue

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  1. Tuskin38

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  2. JD

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    They've announced that the new Star Trek Explorer Magazine will feature two brand new short stories in each issue, along with 2 more in a digital companion that will be exclusive to subscribers.
    The first issue's short stories will all revolve around Q, with stories from @Una McCormak, and @James Swallow in the magazine, and stories from Voyager TV writer Lisa Klink, and Chris Cooper in the digital companion.
    If S&S won't do anthologies anymore, that this is a nice way to get some new short Trek fiction. At least it sounds like these won't all be based on Star Trek Online, like the stories in the old Star Trek Magazine were. I was excited when announced the story stories in that one, but was really disappointed they all were tie-ins for Star Trek Online, which I wasn't interested in at the time.
     
  3. Christopher

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    Do they have submission guidelines?
     
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    Wow that’s a surprising amount of content. I assume they will be quite short.
     
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    They all clocked in at around 2,500 words or so.
     
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    Neat! Just a couple weeks ago I was thinking about Lisa Klink. I remember reading an interview with her in the Starlog Voyager magazine, probably my first one since I remember reading it several times. Nice to know she's still around.
     
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    @Dayton Ward Can you confirm these aren’t Star Trek Online tie-ins?
     
  8. Dayton Ward

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    These are not Star Trek Online tie-ins. :bolian:
     
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    Hey, cool - it's official!

    Lisa Klink, Una McCormack, our editors Nick Jones and Jonathan Wilkins, and myself recorded a fun Q&A video for Titan Magazines a few days ago, talking about our work on Star Trek Explorer - watch for it in the next week or two.
     
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    Great news! I'm really looking forward to this magazine.
    Does anyone know if it will be available to subscribe through UK based bookstores (like WHSmith, or Waterstones, etc)
     
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    I had a search for this yesterday and could find that it would be available in the UK but couldn’t find any concrete way available at the moment. Closer to the time maybe.

    it’s confusing to search for in the UK because Star Trek: Explorer was the name of the UK Fam Club mag.

    Looking forward to the stories, I’d stopped getting the magazine years ago but this will make me restart.
     
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    Never even heard of this- thought the Magazine died a couple of years ago.
     
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    Could that mean there'll be no more STO fiction content?
     
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    If we were to subscribe now, would our first issue be the current issue or would our subscription start with the new, revamped series in November?
     
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    My understanding is that you'll get the first issue of the new revamped magazine
     
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