Posts Tagged ‘Short Fiction’

A FEAR OF FALLING (Podcast)

Narrated by Tatiana Grey. “The shuttle bay opened, and the automated voice of the ship reminded them to debark quickly and orderly, to not leave anything or anyone behind. “Stay close, join your hands.” Jenarah tried to keep her family together–grandfather, the four cousins, her younger brother, her older brother, uncle Yobdan–and stepped out on…

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BELOW THE CUBICLE SEA

“Deep in the building, behind corridors & empty offices & pipe-wormed basements, Oleska has found a door. The stairs leading down are carpeted, her steps hushed to a whisper, the walls naked. She descends.” Published in: The Kyanite Press, Volume 1, Issue 2 (November/December 2018)   Paperback Pricing: $8,85 eBook Pricing: $5,85

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THE STREETS TURNED BLUE AND GREEN

“The whole neighborhood is abandoned.” Aleyah adjusted her hijab and grinned at her two friends. “Literally.” They dangled their legs from the edge of the floating school. At this time of day, the great Neo-Mahaweli River surged through Colombo, its tides raised by the drainage canals and influx from the mangrove belt.

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THE GLASS-TOOTHED WOLF

“When it rained, only dust fell from the sky. The preformed people were out on the streets, fighting their little wars, but not much else moved under the suffocating heat.

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APPARITION

“Kutter Saine pressed his cheek against the hull of the station, and the metal’s coldness numbed his skin. He felt the void outside, the emptiness that stretched from their position lights into immeasurable distance.

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Video: THE DUST BATHYNAUT

Please check out the kickstarter for “Sins and Other Worlds”, a marvelous anthology of dark science fiction put together by Eric Fomley and containing my story “The Dust Bathynaut”!

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THE TYRANT AND THE FOG

“A thick and heavy fog was hanging over the street, a theater curtain possessed by unnatural life. If the Castaway extended his arm, the fog swallowed his hand, transmuted it into something strange, a black claw or a hovering insect. The Castaway looked around, searching for some point of reference, something familiar. The fog ebbed…

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FRIEDENSFALL (Event of Peace)

Originally published in Novelle – Headquarters for Experimentalism #5 (August 2015) „Generalmobilmachung. Jeder fähige Körper, jede marktwerte Seele wird eingezogen für den Großen Frieden. Es hat begonnen, Bürger und Bürgerinnen: Der Frieden ist da!“ […] Die ossuarischen Wälder rund um die Hauptstadt blühten vor Unzerstörung, und das Meer schwemmte die Wiederauferstandenen an die Küsten. #experimentalfiction…

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幽灵船

Falb and his brother wandered through the wilderness, surrounded on all sides by the trees of a dark forest. Their steps were noiseless on the soft soil, following a well-trodden path, the only path. Even though these woods were dangerous, the brothers felt no fear, for they had crossed them many times before, and would…

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A COMMUNICATOR WITH ANIMATE OBJECTS

“Few people made the entire journey up from Earth in those days, from surface through atmosphere and right into space: for the right prize, Hakon Ambrose was one of them. He had started from one of the unelevated piers, quickly passed through the coruscating flash-flurry of the arcologies and their ever rising solar panels, then…

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