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Effie Seiberg is a fantasy and science fiction writer. Her stories can be found in the "Women Destroy Science Fiction!" special edition of Lightspeed Magazine (winner of the 2015 British Fantasy Award for Best Anthology), Galaxy's Edge, Analog, Fireside Fiction, and PodCastle, amongst others. Her stories have been a finalist in the AnLab Awards 2016 as well as an honorable mention in the Year's Best YA Speculative Fiction 2015. Effie lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She likes to make sculpted cakes and bad puns.
Feb 19, 2019 · 4,377 words (16 minutes) · 1 like · 136 views
Cool kids get RedChipped, smart kids get BlueChipped. Up to you which AdChip will shape your consumption preferences for the rest of your life. But what if you want to be an independent thinker? Is there a Chip for that?
Jan 11, 2019 · 3,316 words (13 minutes) · 1 like · 206 views
It's one thing to take a very smart smartbomb through simulations for when it should explode. It's yet another thing when it wants to live.
Dec 5, 2018 · 5,615 words (21 minutes) · 1 like · 205 views
Zeus is stuck in court-mandated anger management therapy, and is banished to a retirement home on earth for his parole. When Tekhno, the new god of tech, comes and kicks him around, it's up to Zeus to figure out how to get him off his back without getting on the bad side of the Court of the Gods.
Featured November 21, 2018
Nov 17, 2018 · 1,339 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 632 views
Procrastinators beware: that unused brain capacity might be powering something more nefarious. Truly gifted procrastinators get sent to Procrastination Limbo to donate their brainpower forever...
Nov 17, 2018 · 691 words (3 minutes) · 191 views
All is not as it seems at the Fairyland Gazette. But dear writer, if you follow these close instructions, you'll avoid treacherous missteps as you submit your work...
Featured March 7, 2018
Feb 28, 2018 · 2,208 words (9 minutes) · 13 likes · 1158 views
The fifth rule in the apothecary’s handbook is to decide on your code of ethics in advance, or else your work gets sloppy. Doesn’t really matter what your code is as long as you stick to it... even when the tables are turned.
Sep 20, 2017 · 4,022 words (15 minutes) · 344 views
A tired and broke single mom scrapes together the change to take her daughter to the fair. When she tries ice cream that tastes like childhood, she gets sucked in and goes back, again and again. Meaningful breakthrough coming, or swept into a spiral of addiction? Take a lick and find out...
Sep 20, 2017 · 682 words (3 minutes) · 334 views
I found a robot’s heart today. I didn’t think they still made robots with hearts, but there it was, at the corner of Leary and Sycamore. I was surprised to find the memory cache still worked, so I whirred up the vids on my old machine...