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KJ Kabza

The Vision of Miss Elaine

Published Oct 18, 2019 · 6,750 words (25 minutes)

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Thanks to a new neural imaging technique, Science can now peer so deeply into a human mind, it's possible to map a person's private mental landscape of symbolic representation--and use that map to build a piece of Art so perfectly tailored, it stops the customer from hungering for any other Art forever. To support his family, artist Mick Lawson is forced to work in the industry that's killing his craft... and in doing so, he meets a client who might also destroy his marriage.


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Jeremy Szal

Tomorrow, the Sunset Will Be Blue

Published Jul 14, 2019 · 990 words (4 minutes) · 6 likes · 938 views

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It’s not for everyone, but Sola and Benn jumped at the chance for a new life at a remote research outpost—one with deadly metal dust in the air and hauntingly magical sunsets. But that may all change thanks to a secret Sola can't quite bring herself to face.

Author Jeremy Szal is the fiction editor for the Hugo-winning podcast StarShipSofa, as his work has appeared in Lightspeed,, Strange Horizons, and more.