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Wendy Van Camp

From Pad 39-A

Published Aug 20, 2020 · 217 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 85 views

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A three part poem inspired by the SpaceX Dragon Spaceshot. Even during times of crisis, the dream of reaching the stars continues.

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Elizabeth Hopkinson

Chasing Unicorns

Published Aug 18, 2020 · 1,570 words (6 minutes) · 139 views

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It's 1949 and Agnes has come to Swanwick to document the unicorn migration, a once-in-a-century occurence. But can she face it without her paranaturalist husband Hedley, lost in the War? This story was originally commissioned in memory of Katy Clarke, former vice-chariman of Swanwick Writers' Summer School.

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Colt Leasure

Napoleon's Wanderer

Published Aug 14, 2020 · 4,100 words (15 minutes) · 85 views

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A soldier in Napoleon's Army during the Egyptian campaign meets a supernatural force.

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C. L. Werner

My Name is Charlie Day

Published Aug 12, 2020 · 3,995 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 156 views

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When vicious bounty hunters decide to claim the reward for outlaw Charlie Day, they find collecting their blood money isn't as easy as they thought.

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K.G. Anderson

The Right Man for the Job

Published Jul 25, 2020 · 3,521 words (13 minutes) · 185 views

Fantasy Humor Historical Political ghost story

Democratic Party leaders are desperate. They hold a seance to summon the ghosts of journalist Molly Ivins, politician Adlai Stevenson II, and newscaster Walter Cronkite back from the afterlife to do something—anything!—about the current administration.

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Josh Reynolds

Scholar's Fire

Published Jul 14, 2020 · 6,327 words (24 minutes) · 1 like · 65 views

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As the Great Fire threatens London, the Duke of Cumberland and his servant hunt down an errant alchemist and a fiery salamander.

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Manuel Royal

Wanting

Published Jul 11, 2020 · 997 words (4 minutes) · 132 views

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Everyone is just passing through.

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James Van Pelt

Where and When

Published Jul 10, 2020 · 6,847 words (25 minutes) · 1 like · 251 views

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The classic time travel paradox suggests that trips to the past are impossible because any change to the past will change the future where the time travel machine is invented, causing the future that sent the machine to the past to not exist, thereby not changing the future (and so on forever). But there are places in the past where one can travel that by their nature are insulated from the future. Time travel is possible!

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Anatoly Belilovsky

Night Witch

Published Jul 6, 2020 · 2,564 words (10 minutes) · 163 views

Classic Literary Fiction Historical

This is NOT alternate history.

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Anatoly Belilovsky

A Literary Offense

Published Jul 6, 2020 · 586 words (3 minutes) · 156 views

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Homage to Asimov's "Immortal Bard"

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