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Wendy Nikel

Space explorer, time traveler, wanderer of eerie places

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Wendy Nikel is a speculative fiction author with a degree in elementary education, a fondness for road trips, and a terrible habit of forgetting where she's left her cup of tea. Her series of time travel novellas, beginning with THE CONTINUUM, is now available from World Weaver Press. For more info, visit wendynikel.com

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Kingdom of Dust and Boils

Published Jul 1, 2019 · 3,046 words (12 minutes) · 308 views

Fantasy Historical ancient dark dark fantasy short story historical fantasy egypt

A boy is bound by magic to keep the secrets of the Pharoah’s son.

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Plain Jane Learns to Knit Wormholes

Published May 31, 2019 · 786 words (3 minutes) · 369 views

Humor Science Fiction time travel contemporary

A group of church ladies has a tough decision to make when they accidentally open a portal through time.

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Knitting Needles & Yarn

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Dr. Optera's Intelligent Bugs

Published Apr 23, 2019 · 1,901 words (7 minutes) · 344 views

Humor Science Fiction Sci-Fi Horror insect

Dr. Cole Optera’s experiments in teaching insects how to communicate has unexpected consequences which force him to re-think his idea.

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The Firebringer

Published Apr 2, 2019 · 2,060 words (8 minutes) · 157 views

Fantasy mythology steampunk adventure

Amy Airlung, a young member of an airship crew, faces off against the mythical warship, the Firebringer

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La Paz boat sunset.

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Cerise Sky Memories

Published Feb 28, 2019 · 953 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 415 views

Science Fiction sci-fi near future memory biotech

A genetically engineered human discovers some of her implanted memories are real and goes in search of the person who gave them to her.

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windmills on sunset background

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A Gift for His Beloved, Post-Apocalypse

Published Feb 19, 2019 · 273 words (1 minute) · 2 likes · 320 views

Science Fiction Love post-apocalypse flash list marriage bittersweet

A man sifts through the world’s ruined remains in search of the perfect gift for his wedding anniversary.

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Mixing a couple of my favorite hobbies: photography and making things like cute little hearts.

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Canary's Refuge

Published Jan 1, 2019 · 4,061 words (15 minutes) · 428 views

Science Fiction Love first person POV cyborg artificial intelligence spaceship futuristic

A cyborg miner uncovers a rebellion plot against the sentient ship which has kept them alive since Earth’s demise.

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At The Cave’s Opening

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The Astronaut of the Shalott

Published Nov 30, 2018 · 1,858 words (7 minutes) · 619 views

Classic Science Fiction first person POV artificial intelligence spaceship retelling arthurian

A woman isolated in space longs for a way to connect with humanity.

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Ocean clouds seen from space

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Change for the Changelings

Published Oct 31, 2018 · 486 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 415 views

Classic Fantasy flash second person POV fairy tale fae revenge

A pair of young women, swapped at birth by fae, meet for the first time.

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Time Travelers Anonymous

Published Sep 22, 2018 · 1,078 words (4 minutes) · 927 views

Humor Science Fiction Strange flash time travel near-future

A group of time travel addicts gather for a meeting to talk through their time-travel-related issues.

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