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    It’s already February commence to panicking

    A taste of what 2016 and Seizure have in store!

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    Call for submissions The Seizure Translated Edition

    Written by Elizabeth Bryer

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    Gospel

    Written by Lech Blaine

    Edited by Em Meller Artwork by David Henley

    Elijah is taken on a Monday.

    See his kidnappers on the freeway. Holden Kingswood, old and brown. Two men with ponytails and tense expressions. It’s half past three. The road is teeming with cars. The cars are absolutely gleaming.

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    Introducing our Viva la Novella IV Editor

    Written by Alice Grundy

    From over 40 excellent applications we have chosen this year’s guest editor…

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    The Rivertree Song

    Written by Zac van Manen

    Edited by Lily Mei, Em Meller Artwork by Emma Sprouster

    The noise came from the darkness outside. I’d heard it before, off in the night, in among the choir of the rivertrees.

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    Note from the Outgoing Flashers Editor

    Written by Thomas Wilson

    After two solid years of curating and editing the Flashers project, Thomas Wilson is stepping aside. We asked him to write a note about his experience.

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    Holiday Highlights (for your reading pleasure)

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    I Thought This Was Something Else

    Written by Em Meller

    Edited by Justin Wolfers Artwork by David Henley

    This project from AltTxt pushes the boundaries of what fiction can do online: a love story (featuring plenty of estrangement) that’s also a short film. Read/watch/listen/enjoy.

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    Surface

    Written by Stuart Wilkinson

    Edited by Lily Mei Artwork by Sam Paine

    Tools and spare parts hang from the walls of the garage and the air smells of motor oil. Dogs bark like mad out back. The roller door is open and there are six beat-up old cars on the lawn out front.

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    Flashers Illustrator Profile – Sam Paine

    Written by Sam Paine

    Edited by Thomas Wilson

    Discover a little bit more about our final Flashers illustrator of the year, Sam Paine!

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    Imperilled

    What’s in store for Seizure’s future? With the huge cuts that the Australia Council for the Arts has suffered, literary journals have been among the casualties. Our EiC looks at what this means for Seizure’s publishing program in 2016.

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    Obstructions Round 2

    Written by Alice Grundy

    Artwork by David Henley

    For Rebecca’s second obstruction there is only one rule. She has to rewrite the story as a work of propaganda.

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    Mother Organics Obstructions Round 2

    Written by Rebecca Slater

    Edited by Alice Grundy Artwork by David Henley

    The obstructee forced to get political. Read her response to the last writing challenge.

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    LCD Butterfly

    Written by Sam Swinburn

    Edited by Lily Mei, Em Meller Artwork by Sam Paine

    Butterflies are extinct – somehow we killed them all. Whether it was due to climate change, pollutants or some other symptom of our species success, we don’t know. But it doesn’t matter: they made a better version.

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    A Gratuitous Act of Kindness

    Written by Aaron Peysack

    Edited by Thomas Wilson, Em Meller

    One day, for reasons he didn’t understand, Leonard Ames decided to do something completely out of character.

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