Misspelled

Misspelled

strange magic...in 17 Fascinating tales of spells gone awry

When it comes to magic, skipping the directions, changing the ingredients, or garbling the words of a spell can lead to unusual consequences-sometimes dire, sometimes comical. Included in these stories are just a few of the possible results: a cybermancer has her spell disk corrupted by some unexpected input; two students brewing up spells outside the curriculum forgo a critical ingredient; a young woman orders a fairy-tale life, but forgets to read the fine print. Now they're really spellbound...
1 • Introduction (Misspelled) • essay by Julie E. Czerneda
3 • Trippingly Off the Tongue • short story by Lesley D. Livingston
19 • 8 rms, full bsmt • novelette by Kristine Smith
42 • Eye of the Beholder • short story by Kevin G. Maclean
61 • Cybermancer • novelette by Janet Elizabeth Chase
82 • Eye of Newt • short story by Marc Mackay
94 • Chafing the Bogey Man • novelette by Kristen Britain
120 • A Perfect Circle • short story by Kent Pollard
137 • Reading, Writing, Plagues • short story by Kell Brown
157 • Totally Devoted 2 U • short story by John Zakour
169 • The Mysterious Case of Spell Zero • novelette by Rob St. Martin
190 • Crosscut • short story by S. W. Mayse
207 • Bitch Bewitched • short story by Doranna Durgin
226 • The Witch of Westmoreland Avenue • short story by Morgan S. Brilliant
241 • A Spell of Quality • short story by Kate Paulk
259 • Demon in the Cupboard • short story by Nathan Azinger
270 • Untrained Melody • short story by Jim C. Hines
288 • Yours for Only $19.99 • short story by Shannan Palma


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