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Everyone: Worlds Without Walls, Available Dec 1st.

My contributor copy of Starship Sofa’s anthology just came in the post. It looks great and has some fabulous writers in it, including Samuel R Delany, Ken Liu, Fabio Fernandes, Margret Helgadottir and more. 30 more words

Speculative Fiction

SF Microcosm

The Golden Gate Bridge spans the length of the city in front of a backdrop of skyscrapers like twisted metal stretching up towards the sky. A quiet and almost eerie atmosphere surrounds the scene; the absence of traffic and people leaves behind an entirely different perception of a once so familiar city. 253 more words

bilocated worlds

My phone politely starts my Sunday:

Good morning human,
your mission is to find out
whether purpose matters.

Where subdivided paths marked
invisible demarcations,
I saw enough to know… 269 more words

Speculative Fiction

Liege-killer: 30 Years on, Still the Greatest ever SF Debut?

Liege-killer is the title of Christopher Hinz’s stupendous 1987 SF debut, set amongst the orbital colonies of the inner solar system that house the remains of humanity.  655 more words


Audiobook: William Shakespeare's Star Wars Collection

Verily a New Hope, The Empire Striketh Back, The Jedi Doth Return
by Ian Doescher
Read by: Full cast
Support your local independent bookstore: buy it there… 326 more words

Adult Fiction

World-building: From Imagination to Reality - Guest Post by, Diana Peach...

World-building is an important part of any writer’s preparation, and the speculative genres offer some wildly fun opportunities. There are no boundaries. The imagination is unleashed. 700 more words

Writing Talent Showcase

D. Wallace Peach reblogged this on Myths of the Mirror and commented:

For those fans and writers of speculative fiction - here's another dive into worldbuilding! I had the great pleasure of guest posting on The Story Reading Ape's blog earlier this month. If you missed the post and are all broken up about it (ha ha) here's Part II. :-D (Some of you are so lovely to leave comments at both sites. Please, no need, unless not doing so gives you hives; your time is way too precious. I do check both and reply at both. Hugs.)

The Gods Last Meeting

Celestial music. Clear blue skies. Trees and flowing rivers heavy with fish.

A gentle breeze tickles the grass meadows where the gods are gathering. Their colorful flowing robes mimic exotic butterflies. 409 more words

Flash Fiction