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Extraordinary Possibilities Suzanne W. Vincent

Actress Kandyse McClure, best known for her portrayal of Anastasia Dualla in the Sci-Fi Channel’s Battlestar Galactica series, once said:

“I’ve always loved the power of stories to transport me to another world, to imagine extraordinary possibilities, to experience things I may not have access to in my regular life…”

With this month’s issue we hope to transport you to all kinds of extraordinary possibilities.

Like this one:  What if life’s unpleasantnesses could slip from your mind?  Author Stewart Baker addresses that question in his science fiction offering, “Oubliette.”

Or this:  Imagine the planets as people–elegant Lady Earth, Moon trailing at her heals, gallant King Jupiter, impish little Mercury.  In “One Last Night at the Carnival Before the Stars Go Out” returning Flash Fiction Online author Carolyn Yoachim brings these and many other celestial bodies to life for a few moments of sheer beauty.

And finally, author Brynn MacNab takes us to another world in a strikingly relevant fantasy offering, “I Imagine Myself as Rath Ducha,” in which the people wait for their queen to appear and save them in their time of need.

Happy Travels!

 

© Suzanne W. Vincent

Meet the Author

Suzanne W. Vincent

Suzanne Vincent is the editor-in-chief of Flash Fiction Online. That’s what people think anyway. Actually, she’s really a pretty ordinary middle-aged woman packing a few extra pounds and a few more gray hairs than she’s comfortable with. As a writer, she leans toward the fantasy spectrum, though much of what she writes is difficult to classify. Slipstream? Isn’t that where we stick stories when we just can’t figure out where else they go? Suzanne’s first professional publication was right here at FFO, published before she joined the staff: “I Speak the Master’s Will,” — a story she’s still very proud of. While she doesn’t actually have time to blog anymore, she once did. You can still read her ancient posts on writing at The Slushpile Avalanche. Suzanne keeps a house full of kids (3), a husband (1), and pets (too many to number) in Utah, USA. Yes, she’s a Mormon. No, there isn’t another wife. Mormons haven’t actually practiced polygamy since the 1890s. Too bad. She’d love to have another woman around to wash dishes and do laundry.

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