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Rebecca Gomez Farrell

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Rebecca Gomez Farrell writes all the speculative fiction genres she can conjure up. Her first fantasy novel, Wings Unseen, debuted in August 2017 from Meerkat Press. You can find her short stories in almost 20 anthologies and magazines including Dark Luminous Wings, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and the upcoming Fright into Flight from Word Horde. Becca co-leads the 400-member strong East Bay Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Meetup group and organizes a chapter of the national Women Who Submit writing organization, which encourages female writers to send their work out for publication. She also co-moderates a couple of Facebook groups for female-identifying writers and is a regular participant in the literary reading scene. Becca’s food, drink, and travel blog, theGourmez.com, has garnered multiple accolades and influences every tasty bite of her fictional worldbuilding.

Stories · Posts · Books

Hobgoblin

Feb 12, 2019 · 742 words (3 minutes) · 45 views

Fantasy

A hearth keeper is insulted by its new family, and it contemplates the power of a name, transforming into a hobgoblin.

brown wooden cabinet with mirror
Mixed Signals, or, Learning How to Speak

Jan 21, 2019 · 5,767 words (21 minutes) · 1 like · 79 views

Humor Science Fiction Love

No job. No woman. No grasp on sanity? What else is Garcia to think when crosswalk signals start talking to him? Or when they send him on a scavenger hunt? He doesn't know, but as long as it leads him back to Jolanda in the end, he'll give it a go.

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A Holiday Invasion Trilogy

Dec 17, 2018 · 798 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 100 views

Horror Humor Science Fiction

Poinsettias have never looked so menacing. Shreds of ribbon threaten from the Christmas morning massacre. And are you sure you should eat that cranberry side dish? Three tales of holiday horror lurk inside.

gray and red baubles
Last Complaint

Nov 6, 2018 · 694 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 128 views

Horror

A grumpy customer's tired enough to overlook a motel's faults, but not to silence her complaints in this flash horror story. 3rd place winner of the 2009 WOW! Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contest.

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Featured October 17, 2018

Good Genes

Oct 16, 2018 · 10,163 words (37 minutes) · 2 likes · 400 views

Horror

When her abusive husband's released from jail, Rockie flees to small town Enos with her two children. But the Old Western town's been hiding secrets of its own, forces that founder Jonah Weatherton set in motion a century earlier.

What Scattered in the Wind

Oct 1, 2018 · 647 words (3 minutes) · 217 views

Horror

Ruth relives her one mistake the morning she wakes to a child's laughter in this flash fiction horror story.

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Bother

Sep 25, 2018 · 3,909 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 232 views

Fantasy Love

Jonah and Susan moved to the big city expecting excitement -- but not a dragon menacing on their block. Their different approaches to this obstacle threaten more than their lives.

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Garbage

Sep 17, 2018 · 2,858 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 197 views

Humor Satire Science Fiction

Conner's next door neighbor has always been a pain in the neck. But when he decides to play a prank on her with his best friend, "Smells," he learns how literal that insult is.

black trash can with wheel near gray asphalt road during daytime