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Elinor Caiman Sands

The History of the Sacred Non-Cow

Published Mar 27, 2020 · 1,741 words (7 minutes) · 64 views

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The Sacred Non-Cow is a marvellous beast that grazes unmolested on the fertile pastures of ancient Babylon--until Man begins to encroach on Her lands with thoughts of roast beef. Then the Sacred Non-Cow faces difficult choices regarding Her future--if, indeed, She has a future.

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Stephen Dedman

The Whole of The Law

Updated Mar 27, 2020 · 19,639 words (72 minutes) · 1 like · 192 views

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Nothing is illegal on anarchic Boccaccio... but that doesn't mean nothing is wrong.

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Trent Jamieson

Porcelain Salli

Published Mar 25, 2020 · 3,884 words (15 minutes) · 41 views

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Alarm bells rang. Common enough in a state of Anthozoan war. Tocsins echoing: warning of collisions imminent or induline spore clouds and polyps drifting and falling like death. But this clamour was different, urgent and strange.

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Trent Jamieson

Wind Down

Published Mar 25, 2020 · 2,598 words (10 minutes) · 11 views

Science Fiction space opera posthuman Habitats

Home a spinning sentience, a wondrous habitat.  Habitats, what arrogance! Once, long ago, before my race grew tired of space travel, that was their purpose. World ships modelled on cetaceans -- deep brained and singing, bellies full of verdancy.

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James Van Pelt

Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Why I Write Science Fiction

Published Mar 22, 2020 · 1,051 words (4 minutes) · 66 views

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I was the guest speaker at The Colorado Readers Conference, a very literary gathering that generally wouldn't discuss science fiction, but they invited me, a science fiction writer to be the main presenter! This was the speech.

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Rhiannon R-S

CompanionShip

Published Mar 22, 2020 · 2,776 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 25 views

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A child is the sole survivor of a collision with a living-ship, a centuries-old extraterrestrial traveler. Can they both survive the disaster?

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Rhiannon R-S

How to Survive the Apocalypse

Published Mar 22, 2020 · 849 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 17 views

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Beauty tip essentials for the zombie apocalypse, or a short meditation on societal norms.

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Dominica Phetteplace

Project Empathy

Published Mar 20, 2020 · 8,334 words (31 minutes) · 3 likes · 237 views

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Bel is a small-town fish out of water when she scores a sponsored placement in the most exclusive of cities: San Francisco. Luckily, she has a Watcher 2.0 chip to help her navigate her new environment... whether she knows it or not.

Dominica Phetteplace is a recipient of the Pushcart Prize, MacDowell Fellowship and Rona Jaffe Award. Her subversive storytelling has appeared in F&SF, Clarkesworld, Zyzzyva, Lightspeed, Asimov's, and many other publications.

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Jennifer R. Povey

Saturday Night At The Wonderland Club

Published Mar 20, 2020 · 2,019 words (8 minutes) · 19 views

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Originally published in Penumbra, the now defunct Musa Publishing magazine. The issue theme was Alice in Wonderland, but this story is emphatically in the very heart of cyberpunk.

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Elinor Caiman Sands

A Momentary Lapse of Reason

Published Mar 20, 2020 · 3,917 words (15 minutes) · 98 views

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Zelah is charged with managing a group of unruly students, living in relative isolation on the far side of the Moon. When their rebelliousness gets out of hand can she restore order before disaster befalls them all? Subscribers to my email newsletter will receive this story as a free e-book: https://ecaimansands.com/newsletter-2/

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