- faster than life is back. Our e-mail is working
again. Looking forwards to hear from you all.
We have put new stories on the
webpage and discontinued the print zine. Soon the webpage will contain the full thing, also
Simons's essays and book reviews about literature of
gay or transgender interest.
In the meantime I will participate at the WORLDCON 2005 in Glasgow. Only afterwards your recent submissions and also the not so recent ones will be handeled and all your mail answered. Amazon has discontinioued the free book coupon service, so bad luck for all who could not receive one in time.
After the con I have holiday until the end of August, so if you are not at the Worldcon, then we will in contact with all you writers and subscribers afterwards.
See you in Glasgow!
We put one
review on this site too. And an non-fiction article about FTMs and hormones, centering on medical issues: FAQ;
Also on-line the long announced interview with Terry Pratchett.
You'll find the books and stories in the lower left corner.
(yes, this pic does shows me, was taken 3 years back though, but maybe you recognize me still at the Worldcon in Glasgow!) Sam: one of the editors.)
It will take some time until we have uploaded all the stuff selected for the print issues of the future, however.
Visit amazon books from this site, as this will support FTL>, which
is a no profit site by the way.
Next on-line edtion in about 6-8 weeks, so bookmark this page.
Sam and Simon.
Call for Submissions:
FTL is looking continously
for stories, art and essays.
We also work with you to increase the potential
of your story, so you can also
reviews on our Website.
You can also link to some of the contents of FTL. More is in
Winner of the Tipptree award
- the prize for the best trans- gender and feminist Sci-fi/ fantasy
of the year 1999.
Creator of the Discword novels
- and partially responsible for the Science
of Discworld books which are actually one of the most comprehensive
and insightful "popular science" books one can get. I read my last
"popular science books as a teenager and was surprised how much devellopment
I had missed.
Interview with Tucker
Current topic: shape changing is still the topic. you have to click
on the message board to acces that and if you don't post anything
the discussion will not proceed.
you can even suggest a new topic, read the essay
or go directly
the message board
has become No. 1 bestseller author in Britain with Feet of Clay and
the Fift Elephant. In both books there is ample crossdressing, coming out
with some were-wolves thrown in for good measure. buy
it! Or read the Terry Pratchett biography.
the border - FTM transgender science fiction
Hard Jasmine Bliss - gay sci-fi by Simon Dessloch
- an erotic transgender fairy tale by Ellenn
Siazy tale by Simon:
transgendered FTM aliens
love a Fallen Star - homoerotic twist between heaven and hell by Anne Hofer
Matter of the Heart - lesbigay fantasy adventure by T. Olbert
Jolly Yoker Lady: transgender magic by H. Gast
sense of Worth: lesbian fantasy adventure by K. Drake
FTL features 3 sci-fi, fantasy or horror short stories in every issue
- fun to read
FTL probes deeper than the surface in its essays and articles about
transgender, intersex and lesbigay issues in SF/F/H.
FTL is inclusive: many excellent transgender and even feminist lesbian
or hot gay novels have been written by straight writers.
FTL features both news and books reviews to make it easier for you
to find books interesting you, including also everything which involves
shape changing and transformations.
FTL has 36 pages and you get 4 issues per subscription.
FTL can arrive at your doorstep, being delivered into your snail
mail-box. Subscribe now and enjoy!
second still availble - in print:
Suzy Mc. Carnas's : Werewolfgirl story
(only in the print zine) - see also
on our web-site.
and three other stories
Science: Terry Pratchett
Further: Poetry, News, Book reviews.
and go to the previous issue
via the January
Extra: FTM, GLBT
& single parenting
If you have kids, plan to have kids especially as you are an FTM check
out these FTL endorsed pages!
Including hormone FAQ,
being a single
dad, advice for parents of toddlers, babies, adoption,
Essays & Reviews
Check out our growing site of book recomendations.
see our new list, which cover over 60 books, old faithfuls and brand
We put one
review by Simon Dessloch on this site too. Plus
his newest essay about Wraethu
The other is about the anthology
'Cybersex' (edited by R. Glyn)
More of Simon's interviews are
in the print issues.
You can also send us books
or zines to review.
Just e-mail us!
Tipptree Award 2001:
Kappa Child, a novel by
Hiromi Goto published by
Red Deer Press
books about transgender and fantasy, sci-fi or horror at
Or visit our book list
for gay, lesbian or trans sci-fi, fantasy and horror reviews and newest
(along with selected stuff that is just too good to be missed)
LINK to FTL
More Science-Fiction on the web: the Sci-fi
Jumpgate - a directory to Sci-fi and other related sites
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