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Edward Willett

The Rescue

Published Jun 28, 2020 · 4,868 words (18 minutes) · 335 views

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This is another early story, my second (after "The Minstrel") to be published in JAM Magazine. All of my early stories were aimed at teen readers, because I was barely out of that age group myself!

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Wendy Nikel

Questions Posed in an Alien Tongue

Published Jan 15, 2020 · 1,286 words (5 minutes) · 4 likes · 923 views

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At age five, she survived a crash landing on an alien planet. At age twenty, she's charged with learning what brought her ship here. But the answers may permanently change her relationship with her keepers—or are they her captors?

Wendy Nikel, tea aficionado and flash fiction expert, has published dozens of short stories in venues such as Nature Futures, Daily Science Fiction, and Flash Fiction Online. Her time travel novella, THE CONTINUUM, is now available from World Weaver Press.

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I was experimenting with water, cooking oil and different color patterns displayed by an old iPad. I like the "jupiterian vibe" of this particular bubble.
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Edward Willett

The Minstrel

Published Feb 24, 2019 · 2,539 words (10 minutes) · 361 views

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This story's central image, of a youngster gazing longingly at the silver spires of starships, aching to ride them into space, is a metaphor for the way I reacted to science fiction as a young reader.

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Here Comes the Night Time
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Edward Willett

A Little Space Music

Published Mar 13, 2018 · 6,027 words (22 minutes) · 485 views

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This story, which was published in the Spring 2012 issue of On Spec, you have to blame on my friend Robert Ursan, brilliant composer, amazing accompanist, musical-theatre director par excellence, and very funny man. He occasionally refers to The Sound of Music as The Sound of Mucus. And for some reason I thought, “The Squill are alive with the sound of mucus”...and this story was born.

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