Follow M. J. to get notified when he creates a new story or post.
Subscribe to M. J. to support his work and read subscriber-only content.
Published Aug 29, 2020 · 1,007 words (4 minutes) · 5 likes · 204 views
A semi-detached home in a good neighborhood wants nothing more than to find the perfect family to care for. But has the highly-regimented new world order (for the humans’ own good, of course) hampered the serendipity of falling in love?
M. J. Pettit is an academic and writer whose work has appeared in Nature Futures, Daily Science Fiction, and more.
Published Aug 29, 2020 · 4,963 words (19 minutes) · 45 views
My tilapia bildungsroman! The inspiration came from Lester Aronson's research on the reproductive behavior of the mouth brooding tilapia. This 1950s contextflows through the story set in a patriarchal father's mouth, a totalizing authoritarian state.