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M. J. Pettit

M. J. Pettit is an undisciplined academic and occasional writer of speculative fiction.

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Chocolate Chicken Cheese Cake

Published Aug 29, 2020 · 1,018 words (4 minutes) · 53 views

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Caramelized honey that is fermented with water and yeast to make a tasty mead.
Featured August 29, 2020

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The Unattached House

Published Aug 29, 2020 · 1,007 words (4 minutes) · 5 likes · 204 views

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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.

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Love & Brooding

Published Aug 29, 2020 · 4,963 words (19 minutes) · 45 views

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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.

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My Quantum Entanglement with a Schrödinger Cat

Published Aug 29, 2020 · 689 words (3 minutes) · 47 views

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When I went to Banff, I stayed in a hotel called A Banff Boutique Inn. They had 2 cats, Tinker and Bubbles; this is Bubbles. She is such a lovely and friendly cat, it's so easy to capture her personality in the photo.