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January 31, 2015

Welcome to the first edition of the doubtless-irregular and potentially short-lived Short and Sweet, featuring unformed thoughts on speculative short fiction I’ve read and liked in the last week. 760 more words

On Writing

Story Link Love #3

Wow, I’m terrible at remembering to post here. Regardless, I promised to post a few links to stories I’ve read and really enjoyed recently, It’s a short, incomplete, erratic list; a handful of picks from some of my favorite magazines which I don’t read with enough consistency. 99 more words

Stories

January Reads, Part 2

The Apartment Dweller’s Bestiary by Kij Johnson (Clarkesworld) is a list of imaginary pets, pests and other creatures that share the apartments of people. It’s not so much a story as it is a snapshot of various moments and feelings. 164 more words

SciFi Short of the Day: 01/17/15

From Clarkeworld come a funny SciFi short brought to us from the POV of an AI contemplating human ethics and his role in helping. “Cat Pictures Please” by Naomi Kritzer is available to both read and listen to. 45 more words

Literature

My First Rejection

Last week I submitted a short story to a literary magazine for the first time.

Last week I also received my first rejection from a literary magazine. 139 more words

Blog

Short Story Highlight: E. Lily Yu via @clarkesworld and TERRAFORM

For longer than anyone could remember, the village of Yiwei had worn, in its orchards and under its eaves, clay-colored globes of paper that hissed and fizzed with wasps.

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Reading

2014 reading: Short Stories.

I fell well short of my goal to read 100 short stories in 2014. Two stories a week, every week, sounded manageable. It wasn’t. This year I’m going for 52 shorts stories: One a week. 2,881 more words

Reviews