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Ben Serna-Grey

Sigh

Mar 20, 2019 · 1,995 words (8 minutes) · 1 like · 4 views

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My first piece published by an actual literary journal, and also the one that marked a substantial uptick in quality in my opinion. The is the one that made me think "oh hey I might actually have something here," and it still has a soft spot in my heart. Originally published in the Fall 2017 issue of Two Cities Review.

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KJ Kabza

The Bomb-Thing

Mar 20, 2019 · 6,026 words (22 minutes)

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Milo James Fowler

Girl of Great Price - Chapter 8

Mar 19, 2019 · 1,005 words (4 minutes) · 32 views

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A detective struggling to make ends meet. A girl they call the Golden Goose.

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Stephen Dedman

Vigil

Mar 19, 2019 · 3,833 words (14 minutes) · 1 like · 47 views

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"Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" This time, though, it's the wall between this world and the afterlife. My second sale to F&Sf, inspired by the Killeen Massacre.

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David Perlmutter

"(Hey, Won't You Play) Another Robot Done Somebody Wrong Song"

Mar 18, 2019 · 1,003 words (4 minutes) · 29 views

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She's going to defend her home, no matter what it costs....

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Holly Heisey

The Space Roads: Civilization in Miniature

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

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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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Nancy Jane Moore

Until We Are All Free

Mar 16, 2019 · 6,298 words (23 minutes) · 1 like · 89 views

Fantasy Science Fiction steampunk

The third volume of Book View Cafe's Shadow Conspiracy anthology series started with the question, "What if the Emancipation Proclamation included freedom for automata with souls?" For Jasmine, an enslaved woman in Maryland who makes metalmen, the question is more than philosophical.

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Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

As the Angels in Heaven

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

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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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Amy Sterling Casil

Perfect Stranger

Mar 14, 2019 · 4,994 words (19 minutes) · 1 like · 87 views

Science Fiction gene therapy designer babies suspense

Gary and Carolyn's son Denny would never have lived more than a few weeks if they hadn't given him gene therapy before he was born. Then he started having trouble with math. So the gene doctor fixed him. He gained a little weight. So the gene doctor fixed him. Now Denny's a teen and his father wonders ... is he still my son or is he a perfect stranger?

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