Richard S. Levine

Biography

Richard S. Levine has been a math teacher, a software engineer, and a video games designer. Now he's busy writing speculative fiction. He has had stories published in Emerald Tales, OG's Speculative Fiction, Raygun Revival, The Fifth Di, The Lorelei Signal, and other online and print magazines. "A Comic on Phobos" received a nomination for Samsdotpublishing's James award. To learn more about Mr. Levine's writings and his award winning classic video game, "Microsurgeon", please visit his website. You can also check out my interests on Pinterest at pinterest.com/ricklev/.

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Books

Movie Magic Squares: Volume 1
By Richard S. Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Richard S. Levine has been making games for over 30 years. Movie Magic Squares: Volume 1 contains 55 challenging movie-related text puzzles. Actors in each row/column/diagonal acted (or voiced or had an uncredited appearance) in the corresponding movies together. Actor hints are provided, and you don't need to know every movie. Answers give links to online movie databases (some movies rated R).
Science Fiction: Tragedies
By Richard S. Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
Written by Richard S. Levine, these short stories involve some form of disaster. “Seismic Morality” examines an earthquake warning system dilemma. “Into the Wind”, a science fiction fantasy, is about a courageous woman and dangerous winds on an alien world. Wonder what a perfect mate is? Check out "Fitter." “Texting for Love” takes the reader on a universal journey.
Science Fiction: Robots & Cyborgs
By Richard S. Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a collection of four stories written by Richard S. Levine. Each story includes one or more robots or cyborgs. In "A Floccinaucinihilipilificatious Life", Floccin wonders if he's alive. "Like Mother, Like Son" is a story about a different kind of sale. "Agent Lenore" features Galactic’s virtual travel agents, and "Coded Obsession" examines Bert’s OCD and his Portacy.
Science Fiction: Future Youth
By Richard S. Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Written by Richard S. Levine, these stories have appeared in other publications. Though all the protagonists are young adults (YA), these stories may be a bit edgier than your average YA story. In "Cosmic Consequences", Candor is sick on Mars. "Assisted Living" takes a look at disability and Jupiter's moon. In "Surfing the Wave", Jerry calculates the future. Read "The Big Picture", a scifaiku.
Science Fiction: Time Travel
By Richard S. Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
Four short stories written by Richard S. Levine that relate to some form of time travel. "Fast Forward" explores a future where some people live for a thousand years. In "Myron's Debarkation" a couple cruise into the future. "Time Enough for Sarah" examines the relationship across time of a man and his daughter. "Timer" might make you wonder if a time portal is such a good idea.
Science Fiction: The Arts
By Richard S. Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
Four science fiction short stories by Richard S. Levine. Each story relates to some form of art, such as painting, music, literature, or architecture. "Light Echo" was voted best in issue, The Fifth Di (Jun 2008), and pays homage to Van Gogh's genius. "My Life's a Dream" has appeared in three publications, including Aoife’s Kiss (Sep 2006), and explores music's universal influence.
Face Facts
By Richard S. Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
A man with face blindness has an operation that will allow him to recognize people's faces, particularly those that are important to him. He seems to be getting better, except for a persistent nightmare that started after the surgery.
A Comic on Phobos
By Richard S. Levine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
Paul Outlander is a different kind of comic. He's not that funny, but he makes robots laugh. He thought he'd seen it all, but his gig on Phobos has some surprises for him.

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