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Wendy Nikel

Inertia

Published Sep 14, 2020 · 864 words (4 minutes) · 33 views

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When a couple is paired off in an intergalactic project, they must face an unexpected disaster together.

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Sean Ferrell

Littered with Ellipses...

Updated Aug 17, 2020 · 28,089 words (103 minutes) · 886 views

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He wasn't supposed to care. He wasn't built to do so. But when a deepspace maintenance worker rescues children from an accident he gains citizenship and makes the people who care for him question how they (or anyone) care for themselves.

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Wendy Nikel

Indispensable

Published Aug 13, 2020 · 1,007 words (4 minutes) · 71 views

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An office worker has to decide whether to allow her company to create an AI version of her to replace her.

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J.R.H. Lawless

Losing Face

Published Mar 4, 2020 · 2,999 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 401 views

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This funny little SF short story, set in the same Universe and at the same time as my debut novel, ALWAYS GREENER, asks the question: We all know revolutions can start with a bang. But can they also start with a moustache?

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Wendy Nikel

I'm Sorry I Couldn't Make it True

Published Feb 11, 2020 · 1,983 words (8 minutes) · 1 like · 269 views

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A teen uses her brother’s time travel machine to try to “fix” her one big regret.

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Wendy Nikel

Questions Posed in an Alien Tongue

Published Jan 15, 2020 · 1,286 words (5 minutes) · 4 likes · 625 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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Sean Ferrell

Building an Elephant

Published Mar 26, 2019 · 7,584 words (28 minutes) · 1 like · 553 views

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When the neighbors show off their off-the-lot new elephant for everyone to see, Mike's dad decides to build his own out of spare parts. Getting it to work might mean Mike betrays himself and the neighbors' trust. [Building an Elephant was originally published by Adirondack Review: http://adirondackreview.homestead.com/ It won the Fulton Prize for Fiction.]

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Wendy Nikel

Cerise Sky Memories

Published Feb 28, 2019 · 953 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 477 views

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A genetically engineered human discovers some of her implanted memories are real and goes in search of the person who gave them to her.

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Wendy Nikel

Razbliuto in Ink

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 998 words (4 minutes) · 709 views

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An astronaut and a rock star get tattoos that measure the strength of their love for each other.

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Wendy Nikel

The Memory Ward

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 949 words (4 minutes) · 821 views

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In the near-future, an elderly woman with a past extracts her most precious memories so as not to lose them.

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