Found 8 works tagged 'survival'.
Published May 30, 2021 · 3,158 words (12 minutes) · 4 likes · 306 views
In a lonely post-apocalyptic backwater, residents turn back the calendar every year, hoping to reach happier times—and they don’t take kindly to suspicious outsiders, like Rob.
Author Stephen Dedman has been publishing short stories and novels for more than twenty years. He’s been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, and many more.
Published Jun 28, 2020 · 5,651 words (21 minutes) · 284 views
Robert J. Sawyer, in a science-fiction writing class I took at the Banff Centre, had us write, in five minutes, the opening to a story one morning. Those few lines became this short story, which in turn became Marseguro, my second novel for DAW Books, winner of Canada's top science-fiction award, the Aurora, for Best Long-Form Work in English in 2009.
Published Feb 23, 2020 · 2,641 words (10 minutes) · 525 views
Vivian and her community have built a makeshift life for themselves since the shipwreck. Still, it's the tiny inconsistencies that wear at her. Why can't she remember the origin of her own damn lip scar?
Published Mar 20, 2019 · 3,524 words (13 minutes) · 3 views
A story set in the same universe as "Sigh," and one that unfortunately has had a pretty rough publication history. Follows an old widower as he tries to make his way in this burnt out, dead world.
Published Mar 6, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 2 views
Tangent Online recommended read Pushcart Prize nominated *TRIGGER WARNING* During the Battle of Okinawa and the following occupation, 76 cases of rape were reported. Historians estimate hundreds more went unreported. This is a story about one woman's survival through metamorphosis.
Published Apr 12, 2018 · 700 words (3 minutes) · 860 views
A group of unusual survivors struggles with what to do after a cataclysmic event that leaves them alone, without those whom they’d counted on to protect them.