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Caren Gussoff Sumption

Emeritas

Published Feb 26, 2020 · 3,550 words (13 minutes) · 2 views

Fantasy Horror academia vampire Caren Gussoff Nikola Tesla undead scientists

"Not only am I known as the emperor of invention, he says, the genius who lit the world, the patron saint of modern physics, but I am a very talented dancer. Not many people know that. " And even fewer know that Nikola Tesla became a vampire. Originally published in Mad Scientist Journal (2013) .

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Orb of power
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Charlotte Platt

Claws in the Sand

Published Feb 26, 2020 · 3,367 words (13 minutes) · 20 views

Fantasy Horror Humor much swearing army angry Strange threat Murder weird swearing

A soldier finds that being shot in the head is the least of his problems today. A short story featuring war, bloodshed, swearing at new friends! Also cats.

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Texture photo of a sand dune about 15 minutes before sunset at the Christmas Valley Sand Dunes in the Oregon High Desert.
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Novae Caelum

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Published Feb 21, 2020 · 2,431 words (9 minutes)

Horror Literary Fiction Science Fiction Romance Other Dimensions quantum physics lgbtqia+ metaphysics The Beatles gay non-linear lgbt breakup slipstream

This story first appeared around last year's Valentine's Day, and ironically, it's a love story about a breakup. Also, metaphysics, sculptures, and weird objects showing up in your living room from other dimensions, with offhand cameos from the Beatles and the Eleventh Doctor. This is my queer unabashed love letter to all things metaphysical. It also came straight out of one of the weirdest dreams I've had. (Why thank you, my subconscious.)

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At the top of Reunion Tower in Dallas Texas, you’ll find these patterns wrapped around the center of the building.
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Max Wright

Last Entry

Published Feb 13, 2020 · 3,385 words (13 minutes) · 1 like · 31 views

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A becalmed pirate ship. An outbreak of a mysterious plague. And a log that's building to a final entry.

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Featured February 13, 2020

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Caren Gussoff Sumption

Cicada

Published Feb 12, 2020 · 1,699 words (7 minutes) · 3 likes · 194 views

Horror Literary Fiction Science Fiction Caren Gussoff hacking cyberpunk science fantasy near future near-future SF

Cicada is a diver: an information broker who knows how to reach the Brimstone, the elusive under-under-belly of the internet. But the Brimstone isn’t just hard to get to—it’s devilishly hard to return from.

Author Caren Gussoff Sumption lives in Seattle and has published five novels and over 100 short stories. She was the recipient of the Speculative Literature Foundation’s Gulliver Grant, and was the Carl Brandon Society’s Octavia E. Butler Scholar at Clarion West. She’s also new to Curious Fictions, so give her a warm welcome!

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Made with Canon 5d Mark III and loved analog lens, Leica APO Macro Elmarit-R 2.8 / 100mm (Year: 1993)
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Maria Haskins

Becca and the River

Published Feb 11, 2020 · 990 words (4 minutes) · 234 views

Fantasy Horror magic death depression

A love story.

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J. Dianne Dotson

Valentines from the Pit

Published Feb 11, 2020 · 1,813 words (7 minutes) · 2 likes · 467 views

Fantasy Horror magical Magical Realm Valentine valentine

Farrah Banks had planned a wonderful Valentine's Day party for her friends, but none of them could make it. In her disappointment, she is surprised to receive an unexpected Valentine box at her door. Her Valentine's Day is about to become far more interesting than she could have imagined.

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Spencer Ellsworth

Talking Animals

Published Feb 7, 2020 · 397 words (2 minutes) · 27 views

Fantasy Horror Science Fiction Extinction rats evil ecocide

We all love cuddly stories, about cuddly animals, for cuddly kids. Here's a very short story about getting rid of the "cuddly."

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Rachele Gabriel

Dear Danny

Published Feb 2, 2020 · 8,107 words (30 minutes) · 1 like · 376 views

Horror Strange Monsters dopabeane

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Featured January 30, 2020

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Jennifer R. Povey

The Men Who Go Under The Ground

Published Jan 30, 2020 · 2,893 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 266 views

Horror halloween ghost story mine disaster

Johnny Barstowe is new to the mines, and still has much to learn about this close-knit, close-lipped group. But when the tunnel becomes blocked and “murderer” starts to echo through the caverns, old secrets will come to light. 

Born in Nottingham, England and now living in Northern Virginia, Jennifer R. Povey is a versatile author of several novels and short stories, as well as tabletop RPG supplements.

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