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Avenging Cartography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fifty-five short, provocative fictions. A young woman dating an insect. Houses that migrate, forcing their owners to introduce themselves to neighbors. A man confronting mammoth rustlers. A village that builds its houses from books. A man finds a use for the inter-dimensional gap he has discovered in his backyard. A bear seeking a job in accounting
In a Green Dress, Surrounded by Exploding Clowns and Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,680. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Get ready to have your mind blown. Each of these 15 scifi/fantasy stories shines a light on another wild world you’ve never seen before. From exploding clowns to killer chickens, you will meet the wildest characters. And find a bold new way of looking at life.
The Keeper of Dreams Vols. 1 & 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Keeper of Dreams volumes 1 & 2 combined. Speculative fiction that spans subjects such as crumbling musicians and a distant, self-indulgent future, these two collections of new and previously published pieces are snapshots of lives brought to the precipice. Includes "A House Burning."
Featherline: A Short Story Collection
Series: Spitwrite. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A collection of #spitwrite stories. Includes: Waiting in Line to Get Your Soul Weighed Up Against a Feather Hyperpyramid Loveless Ada: The Luggage Disaster Take the Purple Pill Selenography Vote Yes on Dragon Control Digital Fang Roast Broccoli in Plasma for 2 Seconds The Clockwork Riot vs the Little Kiosk on the Sidewalk The Little Match Girl Case of the Mondays Slumber Party The Infinite Mirror
Selected Stories: Science Fiction, volume 2
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,470. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2019 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
#1 international bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson demonstrates his versatility and imagination with a second full volume of his best SF tales. These 16 stories extend from the far corners of space to the edge of time. With this collection, Anderson demonstrates why he has tens of millions of readers worldwide.
The Revenge of the House Hurlers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,120. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fifty-four astounding, Irreal, surreal tales, including giant deconstruction workers, carnivorous butterflies, purchasing a mechanical eternal life, chickens in business competition with poultry farmers, what your closet monster might be doing while you are away at work, balancing the equine, poverty as spectator sport, and other thought twisting predicaments..
Más Jim de lo que creéis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
El señor Jim es un piloto espacio temporal al servicio del Imperio Cardasiano. En sus innumerables viajes por la galaxia deberá atrapar un ejemplar de extraño ente alienígena, acabar con un negocio de trata de mujeres espaciales, descubrir los malévolos planes de un misterioso mago, acabar con una guerra ancestral, asaltar un tren, escapar de un desconocido planeta, entre otras cosas.
Más Jim de lo que creéis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
El señor Jim es un piloto espacio temporal al servicio del Imperio Cardasiano. En sus innumerables viajes por la galaxia deberá atrapar un ejemplar de extraño ente alienígena, acabar con un negocio de trata de mujeres espaciales, descubrir los malévolos planes de un misterioso mago, acabar con una guerra ancestral, asaltar un tren, escapar de un desconocido planeta, entre otras cosas.
One Year of Instants (2018)
Series: Years of Instants. Price: Free! Words: 209,490. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three hundred and sixty-five days. Three hundred and sixty-five stories. All inspired by people like you, from all over the world and from all walks of life. Science fiction, fantasy, and something close to the real world collide in a mix of pure randomness. Take a walk on the weird side as you journey through... one year of Instants.
The Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Volume IV
Price: Free! Words: 182,740. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The world is full of writers, this small volume captures just some of them.
The Last Big Thing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the never-ending nightmare of domestic bliss to the search for the ultimate body modification, from warring families to warring nations, from the last minutes before doomsday to the polluted shores of the post-post-apocalypse, THE LAST BIG THING highlights how thin the line between the ordinary and extraordinary can be.
Spitwrite Volumes 1-3: A Short Story Collection
Price: $11.99 $1.08 USD. (91% off until Feb. 7, 2022!) Words: 147,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a boxset of the first three spitwrite volumes: -Sketch and Story (Illustrated) -Jellyspace -Technosphere Contains over 80 short stories in sci-fi, fantasy and a bit of romance.
Technosphere: A Short Story Collection
Series: Spitwrite. Price: $4.99 $1.70 USD. (66% off until Feb. 7, 2022!) Words: 66,830. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A collection of #spitwrite stories. Includes: Technosphere The Last Stargunner Metal Fever Hot Jupiter Nanodaemons: The Fir Smart-Tree It is Sometimes an Appropriate Response to Reality to Just Go Insane Love is a Car Wreck Simming Problem, My Ass Custody Battle for Little Johnny Santa Fight Club The Red Holidays Just Take a Nap Sex, Lies and Propaganda Smog City: A Girl and a Gun And more.
Fantastic Tales in Paper Boats
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection will take you to worlds you've never been to.
52: An Anthology Of Strangeness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of short stories covering speculative fiction, science fiction, and fantasy topped off by some poetry that dabbles in the insane.
Crossed Circuits - Sci-Fi Short Stories - Volume II
Series: Crossed Circuits. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2018 by Blue M Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These sci-fi stories tell of the impact of technology on the human condition. As with all things, there are repercussions of using technology. Sometimes, the results are good; other times, they are not. Whichever the outcome, these short stories will make you think. It's when science and humans conflict that you often get crossed circuits.
Crossed Circuits - Sci-Fi Short Stories - Volume 1
Series: Crossed Circuits. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2018 by Blue M Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These sci-fi stories tell of the impact of technology on the human condition. In some cases, the results are good; in others, they are not. Whatever the outcome, these short stories will make you think. Where science and humans conflict, you will often find crossed circuits.
Orphans of Time Space
Price: Free! Words: 52,430. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2018 by Robby's eBook Formtting. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Alternative history
Some people have the gift of time perception. They can remember things that would have happened, had a time traveller not gone back and altered the past. Having that gift is also a sign that you are also a time traveller. You only need to learn how to time jump. Drake Jonston wonders why he remembers a "best friend" who never existed, The more he searches, the more he's aware of a sinister twist
Quick Read Series Box Set Vol. (3)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,990. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In story one, The Earth shield Project, Earth is threatened by a giant asteroid with humankind powerless to stop the threat. In Story Two, The assassin Gene, While attempting to cure cancer, a geneticist unintentionally unleashes a deadly gene. The Earth Shield Project — A giant asteroid is sent on a trajectory that will, in a year and a half, collide with Earth.
Futures & Fantasies
Price: Free! Words: 136,420. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The stories in FUTURES & FANTASIES run the gamut from mythic, lyrical epic fantasy to far-future space opera... from rough-and-tumble cyberpunk dystopia to historical, tragic fantasy... from post-modern portal fantasy to counterfactual hard science fiction. Dive in and discover the wonders within!

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