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James Van Pelt

One Day, in the Middle of the Night

Published Jul 1, 2020 · 4,867 words (18 minutes) · 75 views

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Little did you know that tucked inside a well-known children's nonsense poem lurked a tale of brotherly rivalry and travel to the stars.

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James Van Pelt

We Have Always Lived in the Hamlet

Published Jun 19, 2020 · 2,309 words (9 minutes) · 83 views

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Toni Morrison said, “A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves—a special kind of double.” In this story, a sister filled with wanderlust and another anchored at home find themselves in a life-long struggle to come to terms with each other.

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James Van Pelt

The Long Way Home

Published May 21, 2020 · 5,895 words (22 minutes) · 106 views

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Mankind's record of achievements is contradictory. On one hand the species reaches for the stars, but on the other it rushes to destroy itself. Which of the two urges will prevail? If we could look at our complete history, which story remains? "The Long Way Home" gives one answer. Gardner Dozois chose it to include in The Year's Best Science Fiction.

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Alex Isle

About "Mars Needs Martians."

Published Oct 31, 2019 · 181 words (1 minute) · 178 views

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A summary and discussion of how my story "Mars Needs Martians" came to be.

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Jude-Marie Green

Derelict

Published Aug 18, 2019 · 4,506 words (17 minutes) · 222 views

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Originally published in the anthology, DESOLATE PLACES, from Hadley Rille Books (Eric T. Reynolds, Editor), this science fiction story is an example of great parts that don't quite mesh perfectly. Still, good story with a good payoff.

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James Van Pelt

Perceptual Set

Published Aug 7, 2019 · 8,359 words (31 minutes) · 322 views

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People claim to see the Virgin Mary in water stains on a church wall, and every oddly shaped rock on Mars looks like an animal or an artifact to people who want proof that aliens exist. They have a perceptual set to interpret what they see the way they want it to be. But what if the face sculpted into the side of an asteroid deep in space actually is a face? What will it mean for humanity, and what does that face have to do with cheesecake?

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Amy Sterling Casil

To Kiss the Star

Published Mar 7, 2019 · 8,871 words (33 minutes) · 344 views

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Mel's 16, blind, and in a wheelchair. She gets the chance to become one of the first interstellar pilots but she doesn't want to leave John, the man she loves, behind.

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Maria Haskins

Lost and Found

Published Apr 10, 2018 · 5,787 words (22 minutes) · 2 likes · 464 views

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A woman is trapped all alone on an alien planet with nothing but her pain and her harrowing memories. At least, she thought she was alone...

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C.L. Holland

A Primary Function

Published Mar 10, 2018 · 760 words (3 minutes) · 476 views

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On humanity's lengthy journey into the unknown, androids are in charge of the entertainment.

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C.L. Holland

This is the Way the World Begins

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 857 words (4 minutes) · 539 views

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The crew of a terraforming ship are faced with the consequences of their actions.

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