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Holly Heisey

The Space Roads: Civilization in Miniature

Mar 18, 2019 · 1,602 words (6 minutes) · 1 like · 6 views

Humor Science Fiction serial aliens archaeology nonbinary lgbtq+ space opera the space roads future history

You're in the passenger side of the mobile hab, gripping the sidebar because the terrain on New Sydney is making a roller coaster on Mars seem like a smooth ride. 

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Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

As the Angels in Heaven

Mar 15, 2019 · 5,756 words (21 minutes) · 1 like · 13 views

Humor Science Fiction Analog magazine psychology fiction Circlet Press

Birch and Melt are young archaeologists in love—but their love is considered crime for the simple reason that they're married ... to each other. This istory appeared originally in Analog SF magazine and was anthologized as part of a Circlet Press erotica anthology ... without me changing a single word. One Analog reader wrote a letter to the editor stating that he found it "erotic in a wholesome sort of way." How so? Read it and find out. ;=)

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James Van Pelt

The Comeback

Mar 15, 2019 · 4,473 words (17 minutes) · 1 like · 33 views

Humor Science Fiction Romance baseball

Baseball is a game of unlikely stories, of fortunes turned on a wild pitch or a bad hop or a miracle play. A lot has changed in the game from the early 1900s, but in 2051, its nature is still the same. As said in the movie, Bull Durham: "This is a very simple game. You throw the ball, you catch the ball, you hit the ball. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains."

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Tim McDaniel

There are Ways

Mar 14, 2019 · 647 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 11 views

Horror Humor Satire Dark humor

A new -- well, let's call him a "researcher" -- arrives with a new idea on how to achieve communication with chimps and dolphins.

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Steven Harper

Bait and Switch

Mar 10, 2019 · 6,075 words (23 minutes) · 1 like · 23 views

Fantasy Humor urban fantasy vampire vampire hunter

It's tough enough being a vampire hunter. It's even tougher when the vampire you hate most in the world shows up begging for her help. This story was first published in FANGS FOR THE MAMMARIES, part of Esther Friesner's series of suburban fantasy humor anthologies.

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Matthew Hughes

Enemy of the Good

Mar 6, 2019 · 11,941 words (44 minutes) · 3 likes · 131 views

Fantasy Humor Archonate

A little philosophical diversion featuring my corpulent master criminal of Old Earth in its penultimate age.

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David Perlmutter

"How Candy Got Her Brother Back"

Mar 6, 2019 · 7,288 words (27 minutes) · 43 views

Fantasy Humor Satire

She thought it was going to be one of those normal look-after-your-younger-brother-days. It wasn't...

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Charlotte Platt

Neither Fishing nor Mending Nets chapter 7

Mar 6, 2019 · 1,454 words (6 minutes) · 40 views

Humor Literary Fiction Alcoholism disabled lead character banter

In which trouble is waiting in the drivers seat for Alice. This is chapter seven of a larger work, which deals with a disabled young woman in a rural community and the people she comes to know once she leaves home. This will update fortnightly.

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Carrie Vaughn

The Girl Who Loved Shonen Knife

Mar 3, 2019 · 5,272 words (20 minutes) · 7 likes · 430 views

Humor Satire Science Fiction

Kit only wants one thing in the whole world: for her band, Flying Jelly Attack, the world’s greatest Shonen Knife cover band, to play at Cherry Blossom High School’s Spring Dance. Two things stand in her way: 1) Lizard Blood, a Lolita death metal band, her bitter rivals; 2) The end of the world.