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R. K. Duncan

Bury Your Love Head Down (Poem)

Published Jan 10, 2020 · 173 words (1 minute) · 51 views

Fantasy Romance death Burial crows Cauldron of Rebirth reincarnation

A poem about death and myth and transformations.

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Featured January 15, 2020

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P.A. Cornell

One Last Payday

Published Jan 9, 2020 · 12,616 words (46 minutes) · 3 likes · 172 views

Science Fiction cyberpunk

Vega has just one more heist to pull before she can get off this mudball called Earth. But when the target turns out to be a seven-year-old boy, she’ll need to change plans fast—even if it means reaching out to her estranged SecForce sister. Author P.A. Cornell is a Chilean-Canadian SFF writer, SFWA member, and Odyssey workshop graduate.

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Nathan Susnik

Original Stories Published in 2019

Published Jan 9, 2020 · 219 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 71 views

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This is a short list of original stories that are free to read and eligible for awards this year.

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James Van Pelt

The Saint from Abdijan

Published Jan 8, 2020 · 8,709 words (32 minutes) · 61 views

Fantasy Horror religion africa diamond trade

The pursuit of freedom can take many forms. For some, it is finding truth in the metaphysical. Is there God? Does God care for us? For others, the search can be both more mundane and immediate. It could just be a search for a cursed diamond.

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Matt Hughes

E.F.T. A NOIR THRILLER

Published Jan 7, 2020 · 5,568 words (21 minutes) · 47 views

Mystery Police procedural sexual assault computer crime

It’s the late 20th century, the dawn of the computer age. A serial rapist is targeting senior women executives in Vancouver’s major banks and corporations. Oddball Detective Sergeant Harry Lukovitch and his female partner, DC Mackenzie Sinclair, are hunting the attacker. But Harry is falling heavily for Dory Novello, who may not be all she seems. And then it gets complicated.

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Tara Calaby

Born To It

Published Jan 7, 2020 · 2,008 words (8 minutes) · 2 likes · 65 views

Fantasy Historical Second Sight

A school girl is ostracised by her peers for possessing the devil's sight.

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Featured January 8, 2020

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Nathan Susnik

The Pink Life (La Vie En Rose)

Published Jan 6, 2020 · 2,931 words (11 minutes) · 4 likes · 253 views

Humor Science Fiction virtual reality Humour

Lauren’s state-of-the-art iPerceive unit represents the latest in perception-smoothing technology. But when it starts to malfunction one weekday morning, she’ll learn just how much of her reality is a lie. 

Don’t miss this story The Guardian called a standout in an already strong collection from Shoreline of Infinity. Author Nathan Susnik is a medical writer and editor living with his family near Hanover, Germany. He’s new to Curious Fictions, so give him a warm welcome.

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Elizabeth Hopkinson

Enter the Komodo

Published Jan 6, 2020 · 3,387 words (13 minutes)

Fantasy Humor surreal Gulliver quirky

Antimony needs a man like the Academy of Lagado needs a paper bicycle. As its new Chancellor, she is determined to bring the Swiftian institution into the modern world. So, why has a Komodo dragon arrived on her doorstep with a sign saying Marry Me around its neck? And how can she get rid of it? A lightheated story inspired by Gulliver's Travels.

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Nathan Susnik

Things from Long Ago

Published Jan 6, 2020 · 504 words (2 minutes) · 5 likes · 47 views

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A tiny origin story of a different type of superhero, written in Southern Gothic style...

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Maria Haskins

My Weekly 5, January 6 2020

Published Jan 6, 2020 · 1,353 words (5 minutes) · 1 view

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A weekly curated list of 5 great speculative works of fiction, long or short or in-between.

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