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Featured June 27, 2019

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Amit Gupta

Medically Snacked

Published Jun 24, 2019 · 5,064 words (19 minutes) · 23 likes · 643 views

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In a world with guaranteed income and a daily allotment of calories in the form of soybars or synth chocolate, everyone’s free to follow their dreams — everyone except a former baker, that is. What would Marty risk to bake just one more cupcake?

Author Amit Gupta has lived in a commune, ridden cross-country on a motorcycle with his dog, and appeared on the CBS Early Show with cupcakes in hand. He writes optimistic science fiction and believes in the future.

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Effie Seiberg

Rocket Surgery

Published Jan 11, 2019 · 3,316 words (13 minutes) · 1 like · 324 views

Literary Fiction Science Fiction Robots With Feels Philosophy The Little Smartbomb That Could Optimistic

It's one thing to take a very smart smartbomb through simulations for when it should explode. It's yet another thing when it wants to live.

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Effie Seiberg

Dinkley's Ice Cream

Published Sep 20, 2017 · 4,022 words (15 minutes) · 442 views

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A tired and broke single mom scrapes together the change to take her daughter to the fair. When she tries ice cream that tastes like childhood, she gets sucked in and goes back, again and again. Meaningful breakthrough coming, or swept into a spiral of addiction? Take a lick and find out...

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Effie Seiberg

Ro-Sham-Bot

Published Sep 20, 2017 · 682 words (3 minutes) · 433 views

Literary Fiction Science Fiction Robots With Feels Optimistic Rock-Paper-Scissors

I found a robot’s heart today. I didn’t think they still made robots with hearts, but there it was, at the corner of Leary and Sycamore. I was surprised to find the memory cache still worked, so I whirred up the vids on my old machine...

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