Found 114 stories and posts tagged 'Satire'.
Published May 21, 2019 · 4,058 words (15 minutes) · 2 likes · 15 views
In this early short story, originally published in the Ouen Press 2018 Short Story Competition Anthology, what starts out as a deep Solar System explorer's guide to food in space gradually turns into something more dire.
Published May 5, 2019 · 1,337 words (5 minutes) · 34 views
A compilation of etiquette tips for alien species to follow on their first visit to the planet. A new installment in the series “I Was Abducted by Aliens in a Former Life”
Published May 5, 2019 · 5,052 words (19 minutes) · 25 views
We all know zombies bite. Maybe the way to fight them is to bite back. When I was invited to submit to CHICKS AND BALANCES, the final CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL anthology, I realized I had no ideas for a story. Nothing. Bupkis. So I combed back through my files and thought it might be nice to find out what Dagmar and Ramdane have been up to. The deadline was only a few days away, so I wrote in a great hurry. Later I discovered the publisher had chosen "Bite Me" for the cover!
Published May 4, 2019 · 979 words (4 minutes) · 22 views
Campaign manager Molly Martinez has a bigger problem than she anticipated when her friend Reed McAllen, the manager for the candidate in the next Congressional district, disappears. Things are not what they seem to be....
Published Apr 16, 2019 · 3,378 words (13 minutes) · 3 likes · 485 views
Published in 2012, this is a cyberpunk satire about guerilla documentary-making, advertising, and data security. I have republished it here because I saw this article today, which makes it look as though the central conceit of the story might soon be a reality: https://futurism.com/startrocket-giant-ads-night-sky-cubesats Sigh.
Published Apr 15, 2019 · 8,819 words (33 minutes) · 45 views
In which our heroes handle a trapped familiar, an evil magician, and a gorgon. All at once. "Smoke and Mirrors" first appeared in Esther Friesner's TURN THE OTHER CHICK anthology, the fifth of the CHICKS IN CHAINMAIL series. I wrote a sequel to it for the last Chicks anthology. I'll post it next week!