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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.

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Thlush-A-Lum

Published May 29, 2019 · 1,030 words (4 minutes) · 195 views

Horror losing a child childhood Bugs insects coming of age metamorphosis cartilage

Markella’s earliest memories are of the sounds outside her window. At hours when no men moved, rustling branches and shuffling grass woke her. A beating pulse like slower, fleshier helicopter blades banished sleep: thlush-a-lum thlush-a-lum.

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2010 was a boon year for these butterflies in my garden. I had a dozen chrysalis in all manner of morphs at any one time. In this image you can see the new green chrysalis coloration, one that’s about ready to emerge (the clear one), and a butterfly that’s already come out. They will hang for hours and dry their wings and are, in fact, quite fragile.

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She Could Be Me

Published Apr 23, 2019 · 1,032 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 173 views

Horror atmospheric twilight zone cocktails socialites lightning

On Celia's way to an afternoon cocktail date, a lightning strike takes her on a journey into the Twilight Zone.

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Day Dreamer

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Treasure

Published Mar 12, 2019 · 4,991 words (19 minutes) · 390 views

Fantasy Romance greed Love human nature kindness fable thievery sea monster shipwreck conscience

A stowaway and thief, Enkid, doesn't know what to make of the caring Triloneans who find her after a shipwreck at sea. Has she escaped the claws of a sea monster only to stumble into a more insidious trap?

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Chalcopyrite

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Hobgoblin

Published Feb 12, 2019 · 742 words (3 minutes) · 150 views

Fantasy

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

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Priest Hide

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Mixed Signals, or, Learning How to Speak

Published Jan 21, 2019 · 5,767 words (21 minutes) · 1 like · 222 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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Press and fly

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A Holiday Invasion Trilogy

Published Dec 17, 2018 · 798 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 250 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.

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Last Complaint

Published Nov 6, 2018 · 694 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 256 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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Wheres the Pool?
Featured October 17, 2018

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Good Genes

Published Oct 16, 2018 · 10,163 words (37 minutes) · 2 likes · 564 views

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Get ready for Halloween with this unsettling tale by Rebecca Gomez Farrell. A woman and her kids flee to a small town called Enos, hoping for stability and safety, but they soon realize something isn’t quite right with the town’s eerily pale residents. Rebecca is a twenty-time published short story author, runs an award-winning food and travel blog, and her debut novel WINGS UNSEEN is now out from Meerkat Press.

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What Scattered in the Wind

Published Oct 1, 2018 · 647 words (3 minutes) · 343 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

Published Sep 25, 2018 · 3,909 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 379 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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