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KJ Kabza has written and sold over 70 short stories to a multitude of anthologies and award-winning fantasy and science fiction magazines. His debut print collection, THE RAMSHEAD ALGORITHM AND OTHER STORIES, has been called "a fresh new voice in the genre" by Booklist and "bursting with both ideas and emotion" by RT Book Reviews. You can support KJ's work by subscribing via his Curious Fictions author page or by visiting https://kjkabza.com/works/books/ and purchasing one of his short fiction collections.

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The Ramshead Algorithm

Published Nov 13, 2018 · 13,480 words (50 minutes) · 4 views

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Ramshead Jones has discovered a secret in his backyard: a portal inside the hedge maze that leads to a near-infinite number of realities. But his wealthy, dysfunctional family has their own maze of secrets, and when the hedge maze and the portal—and Ramshead’s only way out of his meaningless life on Earth—are threatened, Ramshead must confront his painful familial truths to harness the alien magic needed to save his planet’s future.

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Our Abstract World

Published Nov 7, 2018 · 201 words (1 minute) · 3 views

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Most art is meant to be looked at. But now that you can plug a simulation of sensation directly into your brain, some art is meant to be felt.

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Nathan and the Amazing TechnoPocket NerdCoat

Published Nov 7, 2018 · 3,065 words (12 minutes) · 204 views

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Nathan Pinkwater is a regular at the Green Horse Café, so regular that server Jiao Ming knows all his weird and unpleasant quirks. So when Nathan shows up inexplicably wearing a magic, transdimensional coat, Jiao knows something is Wrong. Where the hell did Nathan get it? Why is he being so coy? And what awful things has Nathan hidden in its infinitely deep pockets?

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Memories of Happy Childhood

Published Oct 24, 2018 · 886 words (4 minutes) · 2 views

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Brad’s father is perfecting a secret mind-control ray on behalf of the government. Too bad it only works from orbit, and Brad’s whole family has been banished to space until Brad’s father can get it to work.

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If Looks Could Kill

Published Oct 15, 2018 · 2,826 words (11 minutes) · 3 views

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Somebody has been turning the other kids on the playground into stone, and since everyone at Eastville Elementary is fully human except for Marissa, a half-Medusa and a troublemaker, all eyes are on her. But Marissa didn’t do it, and she must catch the real culprit before Principal Mariucci expels her.

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Heaventide

Published Oct 12, 2018 · 8,403 words (31 minutes) · 2 views

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Young Daybreak-under-Clouds yearns to leave the village of Lionfjord and travel the world, an act that marks the passage into manhood. But Daybreak has been caught having sex with men, and in Lionfjord, this is confirmation of womanhood. Miserable in a new gender role and desperate to leave Lionfjord, Daybreak doesn’t know what to do—until the mischievous Traveler Boneoak comes to town, with his irresistible smile and brilliant ideas.

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Scales Made Manifest

Published Oct 4, 2018 · 3,981 words (15 minutes) · 223 views

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The Library of All Knowledge has been forgotten, and its Warden is painfully lonely. Yearning for someone to talk to, he violates his oath and leaves the Library to attempt a connection—and in doing so, triggers a multidimensional disaster.

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Solidly Grounded

Published Sep 26, 2018 · 529 words (2 minutes) · 2 views

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One event. Three radically different perspectives.

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The Idiot

Published Sep 19, 2018 · 7,947 words (29 minutes) · 4 views

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After mute Rosalind’s family dies, she’s mistakenly branded as a simpleton and taken in as a charity case by the horse breeder John. When a cruel stranger comes in the night to covertly board an extraordinary beast at John’s stable, Rosalind recognizes that the beast is no simpleton, either, and must find a way to give him a voice before he is caged forever.

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The Game Room

Published Sep 10, 2018 · 3,779 words (14 minutes) · 1 like · 18 views

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After the death of their parents, five siblings face mysterious changes to their rambling old house: rooms shift in the night, and familiar doorways lead to unknown places. Author KJ Kabza’s short story collection THE RAMSHEAD ALGORITHM is now available from Pink Narcissus Press, and dozens of his stories can be found on Curious Fictions.

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