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Featured July 26, 2019

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Marlee Jane Ward

The Beasts and the Birthday

Published Jul 25, 2019 · 5,157 words (19 minutes) · 4 likes · 458 views

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The beasts that changed the world came just before Georgia was born. Her family’s struggles to survive haunt them still — but, years later, a taboo birthday celebration might be enough to keep hope alive.

Author Marlee Jane Ward lives in Melbourne, Australia, and her work has appeared in Interfictions, Terraform, Apex, and more. The final installment in her award-winning Orphancorp trilogy is now available from Brio Books.

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Featured July 19, 2019

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Jeremy Szal

Tomorrow, the Sunset Will Be Blue

Published Jul 14, 2019 · 990 words (4 minutes) · 6 likes · 353 views

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It’s not for everyone, but Sola and Benn jumped at the chance for a new life at a remote research outpost—one with deadly metal dust in the air and hauntingly magical sunsets. But that may all change thanks to a secret Sola can't quite bring herself to face.

Author Jeremy Szal is the fiction editor for the Hugo-winning podcast StarShipSofa, as his work has appeared in Lightspeed, Tor.com, Strange Horizons, and more.

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Phillip T. Stephens

Mimicking Human Behavior: A field guide for extraterrestrial visitors

Published May 5, 2019 · 1,337 words (5 minutes) · 164 views

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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”

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J.R.H. Lawless

Spacism Is Still With Us

Published Apr 2, 2019 · 2,147 words (8 minutes) · 2 likes · 367 views

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In this award-winning SF humour story, the first human explorer to reach ancient Kapteyn's Star, the nearest halo star to our Solar System, has trouble breaking the interstellar ice with the natives.

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I took this star trail at Mabini, Batangas, Philippines way back in 2015. It was the first time I took this kind of star trail utilizing the position of the North Star (Polaris) at the sky, which seems to produce circular path of stars because the Earth rotates with Polaris right above the rotational axis.
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Tim McDaniel

Season's Greetings

Published Dec 10, 2018 · 1,628 words (6 minutes) · 199 views

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Christmas letters reveal interlocking conflicts for a superhero, an alien from Area 51, a mad scientist, and a woman just trying to get her life back together.

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