From the Ancient Greek: θαύμα- “miracle/wonder” & -τρόπος “pattern/theme” or—originally—“turn/direction”

Thaumatrope is a twitter fiction magazine for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror fiction under 140 characters - edited by @nelilly.

Thaumatrope is a twitter fiction magazine for
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror fiction
under 140 characters—edited by @nelilly.

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Dec 29, 2008

Bad men chipped my brane. Voices sed shoot the prez. But I founded ice pick and gave mysef la bottle me. See clearer now with just one I.

Feb 11, 2009

Ten years ago, the first pterodactyls were cloned. Six years ago, PETA freed fledglings. Today, my car wash businesses is booming. Heads up!

Mar 24, 2009

Love unrequited, Vlad went on a bender. He drank a Miller, a Pink Lady, then drained six Brandies, straight up, before calling it a night.

Mar 25, 2009

“I wish humans hadn’t screwed up the environment,” Ann said. Burt cleaned his antenna. “Yeah, Grandpa said they made a helluva meal ticket.”

Jun 23, 2009

They met online, a result of a typo. After WoW, they decided to meet IRL. After meeting IRL, and a night of wow, they became asterisks.

Oct 31, 2009

On All Hallows Eve, my Jack-o’-lanterns guttered with sentience. To celebrate, I set out cake-n-candles. As one, they blew their brains out.

Nov 8, 2009

A poet diddled with irradiated ink. Post paper-cut, his editor, aglow with new-found sensibilities, sent rejections, submissions unopened.

Apr 27, 2010

William T. Vandemark has A) All of the Above. B) Hit his head. C) Tripped over his shoelace D) Fallen into a temporal causality loop.

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