Found 1086 works tagged 'Science Fiction'.
Published Aug 30, 2020 · 2,319 words (9 minutes) · 211 views
As a child, Lorenzo’s father took him and his siblings on a fantastic trip to Mars—or so the story goes. But what if none of it happened at all? In this creative sequel to Ray Bradbury’s “The Rocket,” James Van Pelt imagines what happens when credulous children grow into skeptical adults.
Van Pelt has been nominated for the Nebula, Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, Pushcart Prize, and more. His limited-edition hardcover short story collection, THE BEST OF JAMES VAN PELT, is now available for preorder from Fairwood Press.
Published Aug 29, 2020 · 1,007 words (4 minutes) · 5 likes · 207 views
A semi-detached home in a good neighborhood wants nothing more than to find the perfect family to care for. But has the highly-regimented new world order (for the humans’ own good, of course) hampered the serendipity of falling in love?
M. J. Pettit is an academic and writer whose work has appeared in Nature Futures, Daily Science Fiction, and more.
Published Aug 29, 2020 · 4,963 words (19 minutes) · 48 views
My tilapia bildungsroman! The inspiration came from Lester Aronson's research on the reproductive behavior of the mouth brooding tilapia. This 1950s contextflows through the story set in a patriarchal father's mouth, a totalizing authoritarian state.