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Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Circular Orbits
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
Circular orbits are the simplest kind, and some quick and easy calculations will make your science fiction stories involving planets and satellites a lot more credible. Circular motion, in general, can be described without calculus and vectors. All you need is a calculator. (Exponents don't come out right in the online version.)
A Death in After World: Rennet
Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This is the tale is the end. It is the story of the death of a person in After World. A mouse named Rennet has been starving for days. Things do not turn out well for him. This is a telling of his final hours.
Return to Brattleboro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the follow up to “A Day During Leaf Season,” Amber, agent of the FBI’s Metahuman Crime Task Force receives a call from a familiar face, Tasha, Mary’s mother, pulling her back into the predatory danger of a small Vermont town. What was supposed to be finished business has resurfaced and Amber has no choice but to confront this child-predator face-to-face.
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This article explains basic calculations related to constant acceleration. It should be of interest to science fiction writers who want to make their stories realistic, and to anyone interested in space travel, real or fictional. The number of scary looking equations is kept to a necessary minimum. I just give you the equations you need, with no calculus or vectors required. (online version bad)
Sci Fi Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Sci Fi Short Stories is a collection of eight, inspirational science fiction stories including, "Dragon Poison".
Waiting
Price: Free! Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three humanoids living aboard a lunar mining station engage in an explosive investigation of lies, deceit, and treachery that could cost the lives of billions.
Pieces Of A Crooked Mirror
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: Russian. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Поэтический сборник от автора романа "Проект Kinesis" Алексея Декань. В сборник "Осколки Кривого Зеркала"вошли как ранние так и поздние произведения автора. Пейзажная, городская, бунтарская, социальная, философская и религиозная лирика.
Nessa: A Breeders Story
Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eighteen-year-old Nessa knows what it’s like to be an endangered species. Grown up in a dying world where nine out of ten babies are born male, she survives by trusting no one. When Marlin, the nineteen-year-old gunslinger, kills her captor, Nessa decides this handsome stranger might be her meal ticket. What she doesn’t realize is love is still possible in their decimated world.
The Tower
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
So many mysteries in the past. So many opportunities as well. As Portals, Inc. uses historians to test its time travel devices, historians use Portals to test their theories. Neyla believes the 17th century discovery of the dead Princes near the Bloody Tower will tell her who murdered the boys centuries before. And Thomas Ayliffe believes he can pull off the crime of the century—any century.
Desperate Upload
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A young boy is all that stands between a commando team from Mars and a deadly attack on Earth's orbital station.
My, My, Little Firefly
Price: Free! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On Minas, jobs are created to fulfil people. Each colonist has a shard, a unique talent which gives them a rush of endorphins to practice. The native 'fireflies' constantly encroach on the colony, and it's Gal's job--her shard--to keep them at bay. Until her shard snaps. No place in the world, no rush of endorphins. Is Gal's salvation at the end of the world, or is it closer to home?
The Axe
Series: Wintertide, 6. Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Winter is not coming - winter is here! In the near future, climate changes have led to short-term extreme weather conditions. Cities that have never been covered in snow now resemble Nordic countries. The situation is slowly getting out of control as the system collapses. Trees are disappearing, food is running out. Citizens are becoming desperate, axes invaluable.
366 Squared Volume 1: January
Series: 366 Squared. Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
One day, one story, at exactly 366 words each, that is the promise of 366 SQUARED, the short-short story/flash fiction collection that raises the question "In the age of multi-novel book series, is this guy for real?" Yes he is, and 366 SQUARED is the launch of a new era in literature for busy people. Volume 1 contains 31 stories, vignettes or mini-essays, each at precisely 366 words.
A Day During Leaf Season
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Amber is a metahuman, just like us save for one small difference in her DNA, a difference she uses as an agent with the FBI’s Metahuman Crime Task Force. But when she encounters the helpless 11 year-old Mary while on vacation in Vermont, her normal family life is invaded by the sinister predation of an all too human variety. Even on her day off, Amber is forced to confront this vile predator.
My Name is Mark Nine
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My name is Mark Nine. I woke up in Tokyo, but I don’t know how I got here. I think I’m being followed. Word count: 2222 | Full-size page count: 3 | Estimated reading time: 12 minutes
The Radio
Price: $1.87 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What If Your Life Suddenly Shot Back Years Ago Whenever You Heard A Blast From The Past On Your Car Radio? Is It A Dream Or Is It Real? It Is Definitely Rocking Jeff Tillerman's World.
High Pressure Environment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SciFi Short/Flash fiction. An unorthdox flight through the galaxy. A pilot experiences the wonder of the galaxy at high velocity.
Time Flies
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
An optimistic attempt was made at a research laboratory to build a device that would simulate the black hole effect. The far reaching consequences weren't realised until it was too late. Much too late for the technician who tested it.
Ruby
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is an enthrawling short story that starts with instant anxiety, drama and fear. In this Story RUBY is faced with conflict and danger immediatley. This short story will grip instantly.
Timing is Everything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Far in the future space exploration to the most distant galaxies is common. What has never been found though is an intelligent civilization to help endure the emptiness of the endless void. Now the Captain and his crew will be the first in their history to discover alien life, in the form of a dormant space probe. Where does this probe come from? When was it made? They set off to find the answers.