Found 114 stories and posts tagged 'Satire'.
Published Apr 10, 2019 · 3,907 words (15 minutes) · 2 likes · 68 views
A piece I wrote in response to a personal rejection from another story where the editor told me it was good, but there wasn't enough different and new for him. "I'll do something different," I said and thought up the weirdest phrases I could, until I landed on "edible elevator." I ended up with a bleak and horrific dystopian SF piece about conspicuous consumption in a world where everything and everyone is edible. Originally published in issue 7 of the ever-wonderful Broadswords and Blasters.
Published Apr 3, 2019 · 533 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 67 views
Written as a prompt given by Ruschelle Dillon when she interviewed me for Horror Tree. Read the original interview at https://horrortree.com/the-horror-tree-presents-an-interview-with-angela-y-smith Also published in 43nd issue of The Sirens Call eZine, Women in Horror Month 10 http://www.sirenscallpublications.com/pdfs/SirensCallEZine_February2019.pdf
Published Apr 2, 2019 · 2,147 words (8 minutes) · 2 likes · 136 views
In this award-winning SF humour story, the first human explorer to reach ancient Kapteyn's Star, the nearest halo star to our Solar System, has trouble breaking the interstellar ice with the natives.
Published Mar 27, 2019 · 1,869 words (7 minutes)
At some point in their quest, every hero visits the Cave of the All-Seeing Oracle to hear a prophecy, learn their heroic destiny, and continue on their pre-ordained journey. Nullia, the Oracle’s apprentice, is tired of watching everyone else’s story go by and never getting a chance to live her own. But then the hero Hishmed arrives.