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Tales From The Scrapbox
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story collection that travels from the depths of space to the realms of fantasy. Young and New Adults struggle against inner demons, outer hardships, and seek to defeat the darkness which surrounds them.
Spaceports & Spidersilk Oct. 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. This issue features works from Anne E. Johnson, John Grey, Guy Belleranti, and many more.
Grand Theft Planetary & other stories
Price: Free! Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Fifteen short stories about aliens, dogs, and smart-mouthed computers. Read about a bored celebrity that decides to steal an entire planet, a security guard’s first day at a time-travelling prison, two friends that try to ruin their lives playing cards, and a pair of students that investigate the answer to a tasteless question.
Welcome to Sunrise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What would you do if your world collapsed? If the power went off, the supermarket shelves were bare and your water supply dried up? For Katie and her family the answer was simple: survive. Fifty years on, the community of Sunrise holds a yearly Remembrance Talk to ensure their history is never forgotten. As its oldest citizen, Katie is the one who explains the trials and tribulations they faced.
Lottery of Death
Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
War is hell, according to William Tecumseh Sherman. That was then. Now, war is a game played by established rules, by mutual agreement, by gentlemen, and only when all other means of problem resolution have failed. Suffering, real human misery, can be reduced or even eliminated when war is kept within boundaries. War is a much more attractive prospect in this satirical look at war in the future.
The Voodoo Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rebekah uses her Sight to fight for good. She works for the Voodoo Project, although her work involves psy ops, not voodoo. She fears retirement and a normal life. So she keeps working, going on missions, never knowing when her next mission will be her last. Because she can see anyone’s future—except her own.
Exploring the Multiverse
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The next joint project exploring the Multiverse leads to the discovery of the Multiverse Empire Federation.
Pirates of the Multiverse
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Fantastic Journey begins into the unknown Multiverse with a new scientific discovery project. As a science team investigates another universe space pirates from that universe are pulled into their universe.
A Meeting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story dealing with the first contact between two species. This is my first short story.
The Clock
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short sci-fi story looking at the reasons why a clock stopped.
Darker Matter: Stories of Strange Futures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
“[Polson] provides some remarkable observations about the nature of humanity…” - K.J. Hannah Greenberg (Tangent Online) Now available after sitting in virtual purgatory for over a year: a collection of six dark science fiction stories. Some are brutal, others heart-wrenching and poignant.
Interzone 248 (Sep-Oct 2013)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
New science fiction and fantasy stories and novelettes by Carole Johnstone, James Van Pelt, Greg Kurzawa, Ken Altabef, Sean McMullen. Cover art by Jim Burns, and interior colour illustrations by Wayne Haag, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford. Plus Ansible Link by David Langford (news), Mutant Popcorn by Nick Lowe (movies), Book Zone (books), Future Interrupted by Jonathan McCalmont (comment).
Under the Needle's Eye by Linda DeMeulemeester, Susan Ee, Raymund Eich, Emily Mah, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Kiini Ibura Salaam, Ibi Zoboi, Ari Goelman, Samantha Ling, Patrick Samphire, and Allan Rousselle, Edited by Raymund Eich and Emily Mah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eleven authors with one thing in common: the Clarion West Workshop for Science Fiction and Fantasy class of 2001. Other than that, we're about as diverse as you can get. This anthology is one of the broadest samples you can find of up and coming science fiction and fantasy talent.
The Prototype
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A lowly quality assurance employee befriends an android who by accident uncovers a mysterious plot at the behemoth corporation where he works, Vartan Industries. ( science fiction short story)
Ghost Planet
Price: Free! Words: 38,820. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of short stories from the evil mind of Louis Shalako.
The Universe vs The Beast of Harmala
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A narrative story of the Beast of Harmala who terrorizes the universe. The last war of the universe is about to begin. All species are in great fear and the danger of his wrath upon them.
Just a Boy
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, Taz learns he's unusually strong for a fourth-grader, but having super powers isn't all it's cracked up to be. Find out what other powers he has and the unexpected adventures that result!
Oops!!!
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A thrilling, chilling, short story telling the tale of Kevin and the time machine he builds. Inspired as a boy by a brilliant professor, Kevin achieves his dream with the support of the Mayor and his powerful allies. After dedicating many years to this endeavor, will Kevin finally accomplish his goal so that he can go back and give his wife and daughter, Sara, his undivided attention? Oops!!!
Anagnorisis (2035)
Series: Still Light, 1:4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
All hearts must break, and so know new life. There comes a time when each person must grasp or reject their fate. This is that time for three very different people, tied by the bonds of time and power, face a decision. Something of each dies, and something new is born. Also, a millennia-long fight using ecosystems as weapons, serial killing for a higher cause and beans excreted by cats.
Twas the Night
Series: Space Station Tales, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The holiday that most connects humanity is that of the mid winter night. Christmas may belong to Christians but children everywhere look for Santa. Even those living at a space station a Space Station Tale