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James Van Pelt

This Story Will Win a Hugo

Published Jan 22, 2020 · 6,609 words (25 minutes) · 1 like · 97 views

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When Dustin was a boy, he collected pictures of astral objects like children who used to collect Pokemon cards. Now that he's an adult, he's drawn back to his childhood obsession, looking for civilizations among the other worlds. His work would go so much easier if he wasn't being pestered by an eager science fiction writer.


Exploring the hills of Snowdonia with only a billion stars for company. I don’t remember ever having a clearer night in the UK. It’s moments like these that make me fall in love with photography. A private viewing of one of natures most beautiful displays that I can capture and save forever.
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Premee Mohamed

The Moving Stars

Published Dec 5, 2019 · 5,094 words (19 minutes) · 4 likes · 404 views

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The Sulusk is a special guest on the Johnny Carson show. Its body looks like broken glass, and its voice emerges through a staticky translator to say: one human of their choosing will become ambassador to Earth. At home, Sally immediately knows they speak of her infant daughter—even if no one else believes her.

Premee Mohamed is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and spec fic writer based in Canada. Her work has been published by Automata Review, Mythic Delirium, Pseudopod, Nightmare Magazine, and many others.


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Tim McDaniel

Why the Aliens Did What They Did to that Suburb of Madison, Wisconsin

Published Mar 28, 2018 · 607 words (3 minutes) · 360 views

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Mark and Mary are conducting certain, uh, activities, and they find that their usual games and role-play are not doing it for them anymore. Then they see something coming out of the sky...