Graham Robert Scott

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Graham Robert Scott writes science-fiction and horror fiction but is thinking about branching into crime. (The genre, not the profession--not yet, anyway.) His fondness for writing microfiction borders on the unhealthy, as anyone who has seen his Twitter timeline or home page can attest. When he's not creating fictions, he teaches writing and literature as a professor in north Texas. Visit his home page at or follow him on Twitter at @graythebruce.

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Last Contact

Published Aug 15, 2019 · 944 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 554 views

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After an ape expert misses an appointment, a gorilla holds up traffic in his search for answers. [Originally published in Nature Futures and reprinted in Best Vegan Science Fiction & Fantasy 2018.]




A Raging Fire

Published Mar 22, 2019 · 46 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 560 views

Fantasy Humor Romance

Herewith follows a rare description longer than the story, the tale itself being a mere 46 words: One summer Saturday, a man goes to the library, where--uncertain what he is looking for, browsing aimlessly, in no hurry to return home to the mortification awaiting him there--he wanders until he stumbles across something which he very much needs, and it is at this moment we begin our story, which never needed this preamble and, you can be assured, will not have been spoiled by it.


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The Johnson Farm Outbreak

Published Oct 27, 2018 · 1,288 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 679 views

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Following a teensy zombie outbreak, a small town tries to make the most of it.


I took my drone one afternoon up into the sky to check out the aftermath of a tiny snowstorm that passed by my neighborhood.



Cold Comforts

Published Oct 27, 2018 · 939 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 630 views

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A story of pale imitations and compounded grief. [Originally published in Nature Futures; reprinted in Best Vegan Science Fiction & Fantasy 2017]

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