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Vanessa Fogg dreams of selkies, dragons, and gritty cyberpunk futures form her home in western Michigan. She spent years as a research scientist in molecular cell biology and now works as a freelance medical writer. She is fueled by green tea. For a complete bibliography and more, visit her website at www.vanessafogg.com. She is erratically active on Twitter at @FoggWriter

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The Message

Published Jul 5, 2021 · 4,248 words (16 minutes) · 1 like · 193 views

Science Fiction Adolescence bittersweet Fanfiction first contact seti

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Featured July 27, 2021

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Traces of Us

Published Jul 5, 2021 · 6,499 words (24 minutes) · 8 likes · 386 views

Science Fiction Neuroscience sentient space ships

Meeting the love of your life always feels like the luckiest roll of the dice in a vast, unfeeling universe. Daniel and Kathy are both rising stars in neuroscience research, so they know better than anyone the folly of trying to map the human mind and all its memories. But who could pass up even the slimmest chance to reunite after life, death, and a million miles of empty space?

Author Vanessa Fogg has published many pieces of beautiful, haunting short fiction as well as a novella, available now from Annorlunda Books.

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The House of Illusionists

Published Jun 18, 2021 · 7,068 words (26 minutes) · 65 views

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During a time of war and desperation, two teachers of illusion magic continue to mentor their students, and together they all turn to their magic and art to survive.

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Featured October 25, 2019

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Wild Ones

Published Oct 25, 2019 · 2,421 words (9 minutes) · 10 likes · 1132 views

Fantasy The Fae Faerieland the Wild Hunt Mothers and daughters Autumn

Most adults say they don’t remember their younger days of breathless freedom with the Wild Hunt. But one woman has never forgotten, and now she fears she’ll lose her own daughter to their pull. Confronting the Queen of the Hunt, however, may lead to a choice she hadn’t bargained for.

Don’t miss this haunting story by the always poetic Vanessa Fogg, fiction and medical writer based in western Michigan. Her work has appeared in Liminal Stories, The Future Fire, Metaphorosis, and many more.

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Of Milk and Blood

Published Apr 19, 2019 · 2,449 words (9 minutes) · 1 like · 632 views

Fantasy Horror dark fantasy demons

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The Things That We Will Never Say

Published Apr 19, 2019 · 1,223 words (5 minutes) · 3 likes · 610 views

Science Fiction Family Timelines

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Featured April 24, 2019

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Taiya

Published Apr 19, 2019 · 4,059 words (15 minutes) · 6 likes · 1324 views

Fantasy dark fiction quiet and eerie ghosts urban fantasy

Karen and Patrick move across the world and into a new home, only to be haunted by the faint cries of a taiya, a spirit eaten by grief so old it no longer knows the cause of its own sorrow. They might be able to starve it into disappearing—if Karen can break the pull she feels toward it. Author Vanessa Fogg has published many pieces of beautiful, haunting short fiction as well as a novella, available now from Annorlunda Books.

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The Berry Girl

Published Aug 11, 2018 · 1,842 words (7 minutes) · 2 likes · 70 views

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Moon Story

Published Aug 11, 2018 · 3,284 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 828 views

Fantasy modern fairy tale The Moon

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Between Sea and Shore

Published Aug 11, 2018 · 8,477 words (31 minutes) · 769 views

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