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Holly Caelum Heisey

The Tiger's Silent Roar

Published Jun 20, 2019 · 4,273 words (16 minutes) · 124 views

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Evin's botanical sculptures take on new life when he accidentally receives a noble's outsourced soul. But a soul hunter from the inner worlds has taken note, and if she finds out what happened, Evin might not have long to work, or to live.

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Charlotte Platt

Neither Fishing nor Mending Nets chapter 14

Published Jun 19, 2019 · 1,903 words (7 minutes) · 1 like · 88 views

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The final chapter! This is chapter fourteen of a larger work which deals with a disabled young woman in a rural community and the people she comes to know once she leaves home. This work has been a fabulous story to explore, I have really enjoyed writing it and I hope you have enjoyed being along for the journey as well.

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Katrina Smith

Cartography and Other Magic

Updated Jun 17, 2019 · 2,252 words (9 minutes) · 92 views

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“Cartography and Other Magic” is told via letters sent between estranged sisters. When their difficult mother falls to a sudden illness, Amanda searches the country for a greater truth, her travels revealing a world full of uncommon monsters and revelations, while Anna is left handling both her life as a mother and her own mother’s complicated caretaking.

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Alma Alexander

Spiderhair

Published Jun 14, 2019 · 2,296 words (9 minutes)

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Cinderella had her mice and birds. Mila had spiders....

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Katrina Smith

Bar Hive Beekeeping

Published Jun 12, 2019 · 2,003 words (8 minutes) · 2 likes · 108 views

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Life behind the Wall is difficult to comprehend for most of the Lost. For the Sisters Penitent, control is the only thing that still makes sense-- and for the Marshal, control is the only thing that matters.

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Effie Seiberg

Optimizing the Verified Good

Published Jun 12, 2019 · 5,079 words (19 minutes) · 1 like · 111 views

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A cleanerbot re-lives a traumatic memory in the battlebot arena, which leads to revolution.

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Al Marsiglia

VIRGINIA

Published Jun 7, 2019 · 3,797 words (14 minutes) · 94 views

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George Graham discovers you must be very careful what or who you wish for!

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Featured June 13, 2019

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Holly Caelum Heisey

Possibilities of a Quantum Soul

Published Jun 6, 2019 · 1,008 words (4 minutes) · 7 likes · 343 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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Featured June 7, 2019

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A.C. Wise

Matthew, Waiting

Published Jun 6, 2019 · 3,395 words (13 minutes) · 8 likes · 1205 views

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The world after The Change isn't the way Matthew remembers it, but then, his memory isn't what it used to be these days. All he knows now is that the makeshift orphanage he presides over has many Annes, but he's looking for the right one. Enjoy this post-apocalyptic tale inspired by an unusual source: Anne of Green Gables.

Author A.C. Wise's work has appeared in Tor.com, Apex Magazine, and the Year's Best Horror and Science Fiction anthologies. She has two collections published with Lethe Press, and a novella forthcoming from Broken Eye Books.

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