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Phoebe Barton

Where the Flock Wanders

Published Apr 5, 2019 · 3,549 words (13 minutes) · 1 like · 96 views

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Joyce Reynolds-Ward

Jay Lake and the Ski Bum Zombies

Published Apr 5, 2019 · 2,504 words (10 minutes) · 52 views

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Previously published in JAY LAKE: INTELLIGENTLY REDESIGNED (2008). A limited edition anthology edited by J.K. Richard, written by friends of Jay Lake for Jay after his first bout with colon cancer. One of my very few zombie stories, written during my hardcore ski bum days while teaching special education classes at Welches Middle School. Several of my students advised me on the appropriate jargon for the era. Ah, Jay. You left us far too soon. Thanks for the inspiration.

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S. N. Arly

Autumn

Published Apr 5, 2019 · 2,049 words (8 minutes) · 65 views

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An elder dryad passes on her wisdom to her much younger (and slightly foolish) neighbor.

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KJ Kabza

Some of my previously vanished online work is back

Published Apr 5, 2019 · 197 words (1 minute) · 25 views

The online magazine "AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review" is back up, along with a few of my stories.

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Patience Mackarness

Family Planning

Published Apr 4, 2019 · 657 words (3 minutes) · 36 views

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Holly Heisey

Evaluation Notes for Candidates in the Shape-shifter Intelligence Program

Published Apr 4, 2019 · 1,094 words (4 minutes) · 3 likes · 57 views

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When a government agency develops a shape-shifter program and requires participants to play roles across genders and sexes, the participants discover both enlightening and deeply unsettling things about themselves and the program's agenda. (This story is ownvoices. And raw. There is a content warning for dysphoria and transphobia. There are also moments of self-discovery. It has my full heart.)

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Jeanne Lyet Gassman

Bedtime Stories

Published Apr 4, 2019 · 220 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 39 views

Literary Fiction #dark #crime #edgy

Before and after the crime...Written in response to a challenge to write a short story using only the objects in the room, "Bedtime Stories," was a finalist for Barrelhouse's competition, Small Town Noir Project. "Bedtime Stories" was published in Barrelhouse in the fall of 2011.

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S.B. Divya

Soft We Wake

Published Apr 4, 2019 · 2,751 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 193 views

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Hikaru wakes up in a strange, unexpected future and has to choose whether to embrace or abandon it.

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Loren Rhoads

Mr. Moonlight

Published Apr 4, 2019 · 493 words (2 minutes) · 44 views

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Ten-year-old Alondra DeCourval faces one of the creatures that roams the woods outside her mother's farm.

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B. Morris Allen

#5 House of Hope

Published Apr 3, 2019 · 40 words (1 minute) · 28 views

The background to "House of Hope"