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Transcendence: First Letter to Ka-tulong
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First Free Book of a New Series!
Finding Mr. Harikami
You set the price! Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
A Short Story In present day Tokyo, Mr. Harikami is a respected Salaryman. For years, forty-nine of them to be exact, he has always been present. But something has happened and in one literal second, he has vanished. Now, the world is missing Mr. Harikami. What the world doesn’t know is if Mr. Harikami is missing the world.
Men of Sand and Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was meant to be a surprise for Allan’s farewell, but the only person who got surprised was me. And the only farewell I was lookin’ at was my own, which just shows it’s never a good idea to look too closely at your heroes—even when you’re asked to, because now I’m gonna need a little help.
After Dark Murder on the Adriatic
Series: After Dark. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jeremy Patten discovers that he has a very unusual and unique skill. At night when others fall asleep Jeremy is able to enter a world, a dream world. As those around him wander in their dreams Jeremy is conscious of the dark world he has entered enabling him to help solve mysteries.
A Rope of Sand: Part One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Teenage clones of historical figures butting heads in high school.
After Dark The Mystery of Highland Manor
Series: After Dark. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jeremy Patten discovers that he has a very unusual and unique skill. When Jeremy falls asleep he enters a world, a dream world where those around him are like him – asleep, but the stark difference is that Jeremy is conscious of the world he enters and unlike everyone else is able to bring realism to the dream world he has entered and help solve mysteries.
After Dark - Chicago Fire
Series: After Dark. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jeremy Patten discovers that he has a very unusual and unique skill. When Jeremy falls asleep he enters a world, a dream world where those around him are like him – asleep, but the stark difference is that Jeremy is conscious of the world he enters and unlike everyone else is able to bring realism to the dream world he has entered, enabling him to help solve mysteries.
A Mammoth Error
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Constructing a device capable of projecting a person through time remains intriguing to many. After all, if you know the future you can control the present. That would be a great power to wield. Yet to change even one small thing in the past could change the present – dramatically (The Butterfly Effect); the person or persons responsible for constructing the device might even cease to exist.
Lightburst: Love Like Gravity
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Disruptions aren’t the only thing troubling 16-year-old Bex. A mysterious melody haunts her thoughts and tugs at her heart. Bizarre blue-violet coronas orbit the heads of her friends and family like miniature galaxies. Are the anomalies connected to her dead sister? Are they signs of an unravelling world? The answers reveal a connection between life and death that Bex never dreamed possible.
The Legacy Left Behind
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A time traveler has moved to the neighborhood. Having dealt with time travelers during the war in China, one parent is determined to find out what he’s here for, since he’s not learning any corporate secrets at the sandwich shop. A 900 word flash fiction
Lightburst: Displacement
Price: Free! Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After spending the last century off-planet in the Kuiper Belt, exo-miner Quatrain Dyer awakens from stasis to an agonizing toothache and an unnerving sense of displacement. Why is he in his hive’s old recspace? Why is all his gear still here? And why hasn’t the reintegration team from CAGE Dynamics met him? The answers Quatrain discovers will turn his reality inside-out...
Warts And All
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Thomas and Jane are just two school kids coping a hard time from their so called friends! But as this unusual fiction story shows us, revenge can come in many forms and the end results can be somewhat unexpected, if not effective! When the gang get together to raid Thomas's father's fine scotch cabinet the night comes up with some very surprising results! Lives will change and love will be found
Just Dig
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: American English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two brothers, asteroid prospectors, are awoken when an asteroid lands somewhere along the boundary between their little plot, and the enormous plot owned by their neighbors. They drive out to see on whose plot the rock has fallen. As they do, they argue over whether they can depend on luck to end a long dry spell, or if they'll have to make their own luck to turn a profit
After Dark The Story Begins
Series: After Dark. Price: Free! Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jeremy Patten discovers that he has a very unusual and unique skill. At night when others fall asleep Jeremy is able to enter a world, a dream world. As those around him wander in their dreams Jeremy is conscious of the dark world he has entered. He is able to be both summoned and summon those he seeks out to bring realism to the dream world he has entered.
Psychic Knights Adventures (Crash Landing and Rat King)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by Ferret Publishing Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Long before the Psychic Knights gained their enhanced powers they battled the TechPsychers to rescue the Naturals. Here are the accounts of just two of those events. Two short stories: Crash Landing Rat King
Choices of the Soul
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Today it's hard to define just what family is. In the future it's not going to get any easier.
M Issue 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new issue of M, the horror and mystery magazine from Big Pulp! Now published three times a year! Each issue contains a mix of horror, macabre, crime & mystery fiction and poetry. This issue features: "Doing God’s Work" by Wayne Scheer "Psychic Karma" by Shannon Schuren "The Deep End" by Tim Deal "Mike (My Second Roommate)" by Adam Armour "A Burning Question" by Anna Sykora
Child of Words Issue 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published three times annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features: "Skin Like Shining Armour" by Tom Conoboy "Affections Between Space" by James Boone Dryden "Mary Beth’s Prophecy" by Cathy C. Hall "Melancholy Dust" by Jason S. Ridler "Remedy Blue" by D.N. Drake "My Salieri
Child of Words Issue 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published three times annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features: "Riding to Hounds" by Thomas Canfield "Finishers of Men" by Don Norum "O Holy Night" by Paul Lorello "Lavender and Chamomile" by LaShawn M. Wanak "Sharks With Thumbs" by David James Keaton
Big Pulp Annual 2016
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Since 2008, Big Pulp has published great SF&F, Horror, and Mystery fiction and poems. Big Pulp Annual 2016 collects all the work published online during the year, including the full contents of M (horror & mystery) issue 3 and 4; Child of Words (SF&F) issue 3 and 4; and Thirst (romance) issue 2. Includes work from Jason Ridler, Michael Bracken, Keyan Bowes, Kristine Ong Muslim, and many more!

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