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Aeryn Rudel

A Man of Many Hats

Published Jul 1, 2019 · 829 words (4 minutes) · 180 views

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“The man in black travels with your soul in his pocket.”
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Dan Stout

Titanshade - Chapter 1

Published Jun 27, 2019 · 2,862 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 105 views

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An excerpt from Titanshade (DAW Books, 2019) a noir fantasy thriller set in an oil boomtown where magic is real, disco rules the radio, and good cops are hard to find.

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James Van Pelt

Voices

Published Jun 14, 2019 · 5,760 words (21 minutes) · 1 like · 132 views

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Everyone knows about time travel paradoxes and how they make travel into history impossible, but there are ways around the problems, and if you could go back in time, to your best and worst days, what would you discover? Could you answer your deepest mysteries?

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Al Marsiglia

VIRGINIA

Published Jun 7, 2019 · 3,797 words (14 minutes) · 149 views

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George Graham discovers you must be very careful what or who you wish for! Dear reader - Your comments will be appreciated - Al Marsiglia

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The Unmarried Girl Legend
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Novae Caelum

Possibilities of a Quantum Soul

Published Jun 6, 2019 · 1,008 words (4 minutes) · 7 likes · 459 views

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A human being with a quantum soul contains many possible lives and identities. If you unmake one of those lives, is it theft, murder, or none of the above? Dari struggles to find the woman responsible and reclaim their own identity.

Holly Heisey is an award-winning author, illustrator, and designer whose work has appeared in Escape Pod, Transcendent 2, F&SF, SciFutures, and more. They generously make many of their #ownvoices stories available under a Creative Commons license, and share a roundup of all their LGBTQIA work on Curious Fictions here.

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Phillip T. Stephens

Plums. With Coffee

Published Jun 4, 2019 · 999 words (4 minutes) · 1 view

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Murder, cold plums and coffee and a lost scrap of poetry.

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Matt Hughes

Wipe Out

Published May 29, 2019 · 3,281 words (12 minutes) · 133 views

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Wipe Out was the third in my series from long ago about an ambitious Vancouver burglar named Mikey that ran in the lamented and brilliant online magazine, Blue Murder, back around the turn of the century. Today’s readers will note that advances in IT render the plot unworkable. But in those days, it was a thing.

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Matt Hughes

Wipe Out

Published May 29, 2019 · 3,281 words (12 minutes) · 105 views

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John Wiswell

On the Deathbed of Carl Rudolph

Published May 29, 2019 · 681 words (3 minutes) · 111 views

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Jude-Marie Green

Feeding The Crows

Published May 12, 2019 · 5,975 words (22 minutes) · 1 like · 143 views

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