In 1987, some science fiction writers of note made a time capsule of their expectations for 2012, as reported by the gizmag tech blog. So now the cork has been popped from the capsule. What did they think? Mutant avengers take over the world? Dead atmosphere? Elvis returns to finish what he had begun? The […]
The prima materia of many a science fiction story, and tweaker of not a few personal rights advocates and readers of the Bible, RFID chips implanted at birth would, for example, end personal identity predicaments and improve friend-or-foe determination on the battlefield, says Nebula Award winner Elizabeth Moon. Here is a short BBC article on […]
I presume that many writers like to see magazine editors and slush pile readers out there trying to publish, too. It’s both a humbling and educational experience. So here are recent publications of the FFO staffers I’ve heard from so far. I’ve got no problem putting mine at the top of the list: William Highsmith, […]
Sam Tomaino at SFRevu has reviewed Flash Fiction Online’s February 2012 issue. Thanks, Sam. The Feb. 2012 issue had three new flash stories, including: Surface Tension by KJ Kabza, Lovestruck by Zach Shephard, and Classic Flash: Man May Love by Robert Sharp Speaking of Surface Tension, Sam said, “A very good, subtly written tale.”. See […]
KJ Kabza has been busy lately. Not just busy, but productively busy. He has a story in the current issue of Flash Fiction Online, entitled Surface Tension. He also has a novelette in the March/April issue of the The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, entitled “Gnarly Times at Nana’ite Beach.” As of the time […]
Sam Tomaino at SFRevu has reviewed Flash Fiction Online‘s January 2012 issue. Thanks, Sam. The Jan. 2012 issue had three new flash stories, including: Sea Ink by Jennifer Linnaea, To Fly a Pig in the Dorseny Sky by Tom Crosshill, and AI Robot by Patrick Dey. Sam also review other short fiction publications, Including Asimov’s […]
Yep, that’s our very own Karen T. Smith on the list of finalists for the “Return to Luna” writing contest. She’ll be published in the “Return to Luna” anthology. Karen, what other details can you provide for us?
Special thanks to short story reviewer Sam Tomaino (and, of course, editor Gayle Surrette) for a brief review of our brief stories from last month. The problem with reviewing such short stories is that you can’t say too much without giving the whole thing away, and the problem with thanking people for such short reviews […]
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