This is Jeff
Williams, sitting in for Dan Hollifield.
constant, they say, is change. The
landscape changes subtly after every storm.
The political will shifts after every election cycle. The way we drive to work
alters with every
wreck, with every traffic slowdown, with every blatant act of wanton
change is part of
the grand cycle of the universe, of the ever spinning wheel of this
we call existence. No
two leaves are
made the same, no two snowflakes fall in identical ways…
I’m getting pretentious.
The gist of it is that change is coming once again to Aphelion.
As of the September issue, Aphelion
will officially have a new serials editor.
Actually, she’s not new to us at all.
McCamy Taylor is simply changing responsibilities. McCamy is a wonderful and
and I’m equally certain that she will be a wonderful and
from the stories she’s
already selected, you’re in for a treat!
the change doesn’t stop there.
In a wonderful and selfless act of sheer
loyalty, Ralph Benedetto, Jr. has decided to throw himself onto the
me, and filling the void created by his departure is none other than
March, who has already given readers a treat with her award-winning
join me in welcoming
(or re-welcoming, as the case may be) them to the webzine and in
the best of luck in the future!
As for me, I’m not going anywhere!
I still have duties to perform as the Darth Vadar to
Emperor, though these are by necessity and by act of congress something
must take place outside of the public view.
Trust me, you don’t want to know about the
droids stationed outside each
of the editor’s houses, or about the terrible oaths
allegiance they’ve been
forced to swear, not to mention the strange incantations muttered
full moon… I
may have said too much,
actually. It would
be best if you
simply forgot about the whole thing and called me Production Editor.
then there’s Nightwatch
as well, which will return in full force in 2008.
occurs all of the time, especially here, but every
change is designed to give you, the reader, the best experience
don’t know about you, but I look forward
to what the future holds for this noble quest of ours.
now, I free you from pretension and send you on your
journey into this month’s issue!