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The Interview
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
‘You really want to do this?’ Tim asked his wife, Joanne. ‘I mean, what’s wrong with doing it the old fashion way so it’s more of a surprise. People have been making babies without clicking and dragging for thousands of years.’ What would you ask if you could meet your son before he was born? What would he ask you? Winner 'Highly Commended' in The Port Stephens Examiner Literature Awards 2013.
Buford's Backyard Fishing Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Welcome to the idea of raising your vittles in your own backyard, as told to me by my neighbor, Buford. Now Buford has been known to tell a well stretched tale now and then, but the fact he gets meat and vegetables from the same space is the real deal. We’re not talking about corn and potato plants in a garden. This is the world of aquaponics—where you raise fish and plants all at the same time. A
Share Everything
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A pre-cyberpunk vignette about apps, privacy and one gallon of spoiled milk.
The Zantem's Box - Sample
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Series: The Small Boy, Zantem's Box Sample. Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
If you found a mysterious box which can seemingly bend time and space would you use it as a way to stop the war or as the ultimate weapon of mass destruction? Right and Wrong is a grey area at war time, who would you trust?
A is for Atom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Olivia knows the power of science and technology. As radiotherapist, she sees miraculous cures every single day. But an unexpected patient will put her resolve - and personal integrity - to the ultimate test.
The Prelude
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is the prelude to the RON series of stories. The Ron series is a group of stories where Ron is the main character. He lives in a housing development where all the houses are connected by an underground tunnel system and the heating and cooling ducts have viewing ports whereby Ron can look out into the houses of the residents…I hope you enjoy reading these stories...
The Stalker
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Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Stalker is a short science fiction story that centers around John "Heart" Wolanski, a professional Starcraft player living abroad in South Korea. John encounters a strange glitch in the game that comes at the worst possible time in his professional gaming career. He must struggle against the glitch and his own personal demons, which are threatening to destroy him.
Inside: A Short Story
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In “Inside,” transhumanist technophile Audrey assembles a group of like-minded friends and begins to work toward her goal of bridging the gap between humanity and technology. When her body begins to fail her, Audrey must choose between giving in to the limitations of her human existence or moving beyond them. (4,300 words)
Unmanned Submarine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short essay about a futuristic unmanned submarine vehicle (USV), similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that have been flying for years. While unmanned aircraft cover the area above the surface of the earth, in this story, unmanned submarines cover the area below the surface of the oceans.
Vic the Computer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short fiction story about a secretary who is informed that the office is getting a word processor to replace her trusty typewriter.
Snow White and the Seven Digital Dwarfs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fiction story of how the world’s largest computer company succeeded in the computer mainframe industry while other, smaller companies perished. It is a dry, technical treatise and is not recommended reading for the average word consumer.
The Crucible
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This is a fiction story about a metallurgist who builds a foundry in Germany using leading-edge technology.
Cataclysm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
It looked like the Super Bowl could be the target of suspicious fugitives who had slipped into the country. It was a race to find them in time, a race that was lost with a cataclysmic outcome.
Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He had taken a chance to be first in line to submit his request. If granted, he would finally obtain his freedom. He wondered when They had taken over. In had been so gradual that no one realized until They were in control. After a while, one simply stopped caring. They were here. They ruled. Bill swiped his IdentiCard, made his request and waited. His answer proved shocking!
The Garbage Man
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A shy recluse who manages the town dump uses his technical genius to pry into the lives of others.
Cyber Son
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Space frontiersman Jonathan Love is newly married, in need of a new crew, and he's on the run from the hit men hired by his former best friend, Malco Trent. A stop at the wildest space station in Fringe Space brings the eccentric genius Fergus MacKenzie on board as the new ship's engineer. All seems well, until Fergus reveals his plan to carry on the family name after his death...
Manstat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Bored with the conventions of life, he was committed to create the ultimate companion, MANSTAT...
Signorina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Her aka is Signorina. She's a kidnapper, she's ruthless, she has no identity, and she's terribly good at writing code. Her plan is smart and undetectable.
Giallo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
When a handful of underground currency traders set up a chat room to make a few bucks, they underestimated the disastrous effect on Banks and countries as their currency spun out of control. Suddenly an interesting offer is too good to give up―after all, they're just in for the money.
The Water Washing Forest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Three environmentalists, a magic girl and a forest fight water pollution.