Found 6 stories and posts tagged 'near-future'.
Published Mar 13, 2019 · 4,071 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 93 views
I started writing this near-future SF story about the privilege of wealth and education fraud sometime before 2002, and it was first published in 2015 in a charity anthology to benefit an animal shelter. When I wrote it, I wanted to give it a more human -- and animal -- touch, so it also features a miniature guide horse named Molly. Which really is a thing.
Published Jul 20, 2018 · 5,805 words (22 minutes) · 3 likes · 263 views
Following the initial chaos of the zombie apocalypse, the living have resettled wherever it is too warm or cold for the undead to decompose in comfort. Latisha James is a member of a new trans-national community, rediscovering hope in a world that stopped just short of having none. In this new world, even a trip to the grocery store can be a hazard, but Latisha and her found family still find ways to live their everyday lives. Even when things go wrong.