Spencer Ellsworth

Spencer Ellsworth is gonna take them tropes and wring them out till they're sunshiney fresh.

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Spencer Ellsworth has been writing since he learned how. He is the author of THE GREAT FAERIE STRIKE from Broken Eye Books, a tale of Otherworld labor unions in the 1850s, and the Starfire trilogy, a space opera trilogy from Tor, beginning with A RED PEACE. He has also published short fiction in Lightspeed,, Beneath Ceaseless Skies and many other places. He hopes to die on the back of a brave mammoth, charging a thicket of enemy spears, with seven chocolate bars in his mouth.

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Talking Animals

Published Feb 7, 2020 · 397 words (2 minutes) · 24 views

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We all love cuddly stories, about cuddly animals, for cuddly kids. Here's a very short story about getting rid of the "cuddly."


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About The Bear

Published Feb 3, 2020 · 909 words (4 minutes) · 5 likes · 288 views

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At a remote outpost in the cold desert, more than a few improbably tall tales are shared around a campfire. Sometimes, though, believing makes all the difference in the world.

Spencer Ellsworth is the author of the THE GREAT FAERIE STRIKE, available from Broken Eye Books, as well as the STARFIRE trilogy from Tor Books. His short fiction has also appeared in Lightspeed,, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and many other fine venues.


Lonely Bear



Five Tales of the Aquaduct

Published Feb 3, 2020 · 2,986 words (11 minutes) · 32 views

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Five vignettes about water in dry places, with all the oddities that go with it. May or may not cause heat stroke, hallucinations and tumbleweeds. Tumble, ye weeds.





The Child Support of Cromdor The Condemned

Published Feb 3, 2020 · 7,367 words (27 minutes) · 30 views

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Cromdor! A send-up of old Conan stories that takes a hard skewer to the tropes. With love. It's a loving hard skewer. Yes, that is a thing.


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