Tag: science fiction

Fiction | Our Favorite Android

You ask him this time.© Angel-KunWe keep losing track of our favorite android. I don’t know how he’s moving through the ship. But CommDeck always finds his recordings.4Derek (as he calls himself) goes into an unidentified setting–a converted access area of the ship where the location trackers aren’t working. He strips naked in the recording. … Continue reading Fiction | Our Favorite Android

Eligibility Post for 2019 SFF Awards

Eligibility Post for 2019 SFF Awards

This post is an expansion of "Time Jumps: 2018 Review". Messy details are presented here for later reference. Works Published in 2018 Most of my science fiction and fantasy (SFF) last year was flash fiction. Below is a list. Short stories and one poem published on Medium.com. Of note... "Love Letters" (Feb) "Disconnect" (Feb) "Wrangling … Continue reading Eligibility Post for 2019 SFF Awards

Time Jumps: 2018 Review and 2019 Foreview

Time Jumps: 2018 Review and 2019 Foreview

Let's do the time jumps agaaaain! We're going to travel with our imaginations. I'll lead. Ready? I imagine... a world regrowing from the ashes of recent fires... reuniting after evil is replaced by public servants in governments... and new readers searching on my favorite themes and tropes. Yeah. Of course, I have little control over … Continue reading Time Jumps: 2018 Review and 2019 Foreview

Poetry Published in Strange Horizons

Poetry Published in Strange Horizons

My romantic sci-fi poetic prose titled "Space in Our Relationship" is in this week's issue of Strange Horizons. Editor Ciro Faienza also read this piece in the 26 November podcast! This was my first time hearing my words spoken by another person like this. Listening to that podcast is surreal. Charles Payseur reviewed "Space" at … Continue reading Poetry Published in Strange Horizons

Fiction | Loading… Light at the End of the World

Lit Up — November’s Prompt: 55erA dreamlike simulation brings change to the real world. © kellepicsOnce fresh as AppleP!3, Gerald felt seeds in his core,Tiny promises planted by a man leaving him alone.Their meeting place: the Edge of the World,A twilight environment of grays and golds,Vague details, beginnings and endings evoked.Will he show? Or ghost?Promises holding for prompts.The … Continue reading Fiction | Loading… Light at the End of the World

NaNoWriMo: Thrills to Counter Chills

NaNoWriMo: Thrills to Counter Chills

Howdy, readers. It's that time of the year when thousands of writers go crazier than usual. Does everyone know that #NaNoWriMo kicked off today? Ya? Guess what? I'm participating. You can follow my attempts through November to write what will either develop into a sci-fantasy M/M romance or a romantic fantasy about queer oracles & … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Thrills to Counter Chills

The Writer in the Corner: On Characterization

The Writer in the Corner: On Characterization

A writer in one of my groups asked how to avoid cookie-cutter characters. That got me thinking about the main characters in my flash fiction. It's what most of you know me for, I'm pretty certain. So, who are my characters on Medium.com? What do they do...? A creepy narrator commits murder of passion. [This … Continue reading The Writer in the Corner: On Characterization