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Four Fantastical Ways to Lose Your Fingers: A Speculative Short Story Collection

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Shooting off hands with lasers. Gambling fingers in a supernatural poker game. Poking a bear. These are just some ways to lose a finger that are not covered in this anthology.

This collection of fantastical stories follows a theme of “ways to lose a finger,” so you can bet someone is having bloody, handy trouble in each one. From comedy to creepy, from heroics to hopelessne

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Kindle Edition, 88 pages
Published June 21st 2017 by Red Muse Press
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Esther
Jun 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wasn't sure what to expect as I started reading the short stories. But one thing I did know I was in for a treat as it started off with a short story by Michael Munez and familiar characters from "Zeus is Dead" especially the return of one of my favorite character Thalia. The book had a great flow to it almost as though the stories kinda merger with each other.....meaning the stories didn't feel out of place with each other .... even thought they all had a mutual topic, I have read other short s ...more
Laura
Apr 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An anthology of four excellent short stories by talented writers. I'd read a couple of these authors before and enjoyed the shout-outs to their other works; this anthology, though, is stand-alone and will likely be a good introduction for people looking for new authors in the humour/spec-fic cross-over zone. One of the strengths was the length of the stories - they were long enough to be satisfying, while not too long as to drag on.

Definitely worth checking out.
Liz Etnyre
Jun 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This collection of 4 short stories includes one by the author of Wizzy Wig, need I say more?!
Mything Digits is OK, and probably better if you already have relationship with this author's (Munz) writings. Only about a 3 for me. Style is Personal is better, and a solid 4. Temporally Misplaced and The Foot Bridge (hey, Toesy!) are 5s. Nice set of shorts - well worth the buck I paid for them!
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An award-winning writer of speculative fiction, Michael G. Munz was born in Pennsylvania but moved to Washington State in 1977 at the age of three. Unable to escape the state’s gravity, he has spent most of his life there and studied writing at the University of Washington.

Michael developed his creative bug in college, writing and filming four exceedingly amateur films before setting his sights on
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