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Memories of Earth

Jim looked over at the small group laughing over their drinks.  His frown deepened.  He flipped his chair around so he was suddenly at their table. 755 more words


Revolver by Samuel Collet

His eyes watched the fiery clouds lift vertically from the planet’s surface. Wispy pillars of prismatic hues. Pastel yellows and garish pinks blended, stretching out from the tumbling folds below. 1,286 more words


Book Traveling Thursday - Emotional Journey

Book Traveling Thursdays is a group I found on Goodreads, you can visit them here! Every week, they post a new subject and you choose a book that fits the theme.  494 more words


Considering speculative fiction

A guest post from Alistair McNaught

In his review (for Vector) of the The Water Knife by Paul Bacigalupi, Anthony Nanson expressed the concern that speculative fiction dealing with the threats posed to the world by uncontrolled corporate capitalism may present such a despairing vision of the future that it risks becoming self-fulfilling prophesy. 263 more words

Author Reflections

Women of Speculative Fiction: Luthien

I would be remiss if I failed to mention J.R.R. Tolkien, the widely-acknowledged father of modern fantasy, at some point in this survey of speculative fiction. 444 more words

Speculative Fiction

Duck Hunting

The U.S. President’s new helicopter (Marine One) included the very latest in stealth technology. It was not only invisible to radar, it couldn’t be seen by the naked eye. 134 more words

Short Fiction


by  Steve Alten
First sentence: “From the moment the early morning fog had begun to lift, the sensed they were being watched.”
Content: There’s a handful (a dozen or so) s-words, and damns, and some inferences to sex. 347 more words

Adult Fiction