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Featured May 16, 2018
May 14, 2018 · 1,041 words (4 minutes) · 1 like
Humor Science Fiction
Do humans dream of holographic grass? Listen in on Gerardo's thoughts as he listens in on the conversations around him at the park. Featured in publications from Analog to Asimov's, author Tim McDaniel brings you a short story that raises questions about truth, fiction, and good old-fashioned eavesdropping.
Featured May 9, 2018
Renee Carter Hall
May 11, 2018 · 1,200 words (5 minutes) · 3 likes
A creature of the salt, the sand, and the sea, a mysterious woman with mysterious scruples bargains for her life. Or, at least, for a fleeting feeling of home. Renee Carter Hall is an author of many talents, including turns as a novelist, a Pushcart Prize nominee, and an expert in literary chiaroscuro.
Featured May 2, 2018
Sylvia Spruck Wrigley
Sep 19, 2017 · 934 words (4 minutes) · 3 likes
If an experimental venture to colonize Mars wishes to save money with a one-way trip and a population accustomed to close living quarters, it makes perfect sense to recruit from a nursing home. Doesn’t it? Author Sylvia Spruck Wrigley lives in Tallinn, Estonia, where she writes about plane crashes and Estonian air maidens. Her fiction has been nominated for a Nebula and translated into over a dozen languages.
Featured April 22, 2018
Apr 4, 2018 · 849 words (4 minutes) · 7 likes
A haunting, lovely story for your Friday reading, the title may seem to say it all, but the spaces between the words say so much more. Lynette Mejía writes from the wilds of southern Louisiana, and her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Rhysling Award, and the Million Writers Award. Give it a read.
Featured April 15, 2018
Apr 19, 2018 · 3,381 words (13 minutes) · 2 likes
Find a little magic in Amy Sisson’s “Jackpot Time,” where a decrepit old slot machine gives out quarters that aren’t what they should be at the Lovelock Grand View Cafe.
Featured April 8, 2018
Apr 9, 2018 · 4,264 words (16 minutes) · 6 likes
Fantasy Horror Science Fiction
In “Four Hours of a Revolution,” there’s no such thing as a neutral party in times of war: not even Death. Premee Mohamed is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and spec fic writer based in Canada, and in addition to many fine words, she is also an excellent source of beetle photos.