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Beth Goder

The Fermi Loneliness Problem

Published May 10, 2019 · 4,914 words (18 minutes) · 23 views

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Beth Goder

The Great Scientist Rivalry on Planet Sourdough

Published May 10, 2019 · 6,123 words (23 minutes) · 1 like · 30 views

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J.R.H. Lawless

Spacism Is Still With Us

Published Apr 2, 2019 · 2,147 words (8 minutes) · 2 likes · 134 views

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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.

I took this star trail at Mabini, Batangas, Philippines way back in 2015. It was the first time I took this kind of star trail utilizing the position of the North Star (Polaris) at the sky, which seems to produce circular path of stars because the Earth rotates with Polaris right above the rotational axis.
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Elinor Caiman Sands

In the Sky with Diamonds

Published Mar 27, 2019 · 4,045 words (15 minutes) · 145 views

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Megan flees the Moon in her space capsule as terrifying aliens invade. But she must turn to confront them if she's to save not only her sister, but planet Earth as well. Originally published in the Defying Doomsday anthology of apocalypse fiction featuring disabled and chronically ill characters.

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Holly Heisey

The Space Roads

Updated Feb 26, 2019 · 9,116 words (34 minutes) · 1 like · 425 views

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Ever want to explore interstellar space? In these loosely interconnected stories, you're the main character. Explore the vast unknown!

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Holly Heisey

What We Found at the Edge of a Black Hole

Published Feb 19, 2019 · 956 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 81 views

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Things get a little glitchy around black holes.

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Aidan Moher

Youngblood

Published Feb 1, 2019 · 5,238 words (20 minutes) · 1 like · 370 views

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When Youngblood's island is invaded by, she must gather her friends, courage, and wits to survive—and the dinosaurs are the least of her problems. "Youngblood" is LOST meets Jurassic Park fuelled by the Dead Kennedys.

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Phillip T. Stephens

Tips for writing about humans: Delivering what readers on the home world want

Published Jan 26, 2019 · 1,000 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 100 views

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Are you new to the planet? Inspired to describe humans to readers on your homeworld? This article was discovered on the mother ship during my latest abduction experience.

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Phillip T. Stephens

Discovering Abductions through Past-Life Therapy: How regression hypnosis revealed trauma I never suspected

Published Jan 10, 2019 · 880 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 128 views

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This story initiates a series of pieces called "I Was Abducted by Aliens in a Former Life" in which I reveal my experiences with alien abduction during former incarnations, including Marie Antionette's pastry chef, TelécQuxatl, Aztec Prince, and even Richard Nixon. What better way to introduce readers to my experiences than my first abduction as a pre-historic cave person.

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KJ Kabza

Merry Christmas and Lucky Jibblewooch

Published Dec 29, 2018 · 2,624 words (10 minutes) · 3 views

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Lara hates living on the planet Brax. The school and work days are longer, her family can’t make enough money, her Braxan house "ticks like a clock whenever it’s windy outside," and to top it all off, there’s no Christmas on Brax. But when a classmate teaches Lara about the Braxan holiday of Jibblewooch, Lara thinks she sees a way to turn her family’s luck around.