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Typewriter vs. Word Processor
Price: Free! Words: 410. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An old skool mechanical typewriter and a modern day word processor debate with each other over whether or not the typewriter still serves a purpose in the 21st century.
New Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 62,370. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
When Jumaane, an African refugee, climbs the concrete wall securing the southern border of the hermetically sealed United States of Europe, his dreams of freedom and safety quickly turn into a living nightmare.
How My Cyborg Dog Saved the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An environmental awareness / technological themed story that explores serious global issues through the interactions of the larger than life characters sporadically introduced through the novel. The uniquely personable characters are all caught up in an extraordinary and unbelievable situation in which nothing is coincidence and no one is who they initially appear to be!
Replicator!
Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a quantum-tech master chef cooks up good eats for a whole neighborhood, who can complain?
Go.viral
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Alternative history
Go.viral is the first in series about a small team of rogue hackers that were hired by the Government to develop a virus that can replicate itself after invading enemy networks, but when they first test it, it becomes unleashed and all they can do is watch as it begins infecting and shutting down networks one by one as they desperately try to stop it before the world is thrown into chaos.
Big Data, Little Girls
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(2.00 from 1 review)
Copious amounts of surveillance data- Big Data- are gathered daily. Surveillance is everywhere- supposedly watching, searching for wrongdoers, and protecting. Only when Lily is kidnapped and forced into a life of prostitution along with other stolen girls does she realize that presumptions of the security provided by surveillance are entirely wrong. (Contains mature themes)
Brittany And Dustin Depart This Earth
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of about 1500 words. Brittany and Dustin have had a long, happy marriage and now it's time to retire. They're headed for Little Heaven, an orbital habitat where elders can enjoy low-gravity living. Dustin, however, wanted to live out his days on Earth. He's going just to please Brittany -- which is a recipe for disaster unless he can find a way to be happy in Little Heaven!
Collective Intelligence
Price: Free! Words: 41,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Insects swarm. Fish swarm. Birds swarm. Even mammals move in mass migrations of complex intelligence. Professor Jankowiak believes that he can access that intelligence in humans, using computer gaming, to solve problems that threaten mankind. His success is early and profound but the more he and his protege, Ryan, try to manage the course of their games, the more likely they will lose control.
The Bulge
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Two agents - one who is quite high and won't stop joking - discuss the CATS Gold Line streetcar alignment through inner east Charlotte. Another psecret psociety pshort pstory. Approx. 1200 words. A quick fun read that won't railroad you into a collision.
Strawberry Dreaming: Mariah's Prologue #4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Mariah is exhausted at work and keeps nodding off, to dream of her uncle's once-lush garden. Her colleague Liam listens to her nostalgia and surprises both of them with his actions when the workday is done. Perhaps there's still magic in Belfast after all.
Brane Child
Price: Free! Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
Share Everything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A pre-cyberpunk vignette about apps, privacy and one gallon of spoiled milk.
Seed Ship volumes 1 and 2
You set the price! Words: 26,010. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Citizens of the Universal Society live in a world Jumbled by the effects of Long-Hibernation. Sons and daughters easily become older than their parents as they travel throughout the Galaxy...Building new Planets as they go!
Jellyfish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Two young men find themselves amidst forces beyond their control upon receiving a portenous note. Earnest brothers are placed in the center of a nascent revolt as a pair of young women grasp at an opportunity to escape from an oppressive evil, these characters' destinies are bound and tested by instinct and passion, technology and fate.
The Prelude
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
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.
Flicking
Price: Free! Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Pirating movies seemed like harmless fun, so why are people dying?
Cataclysm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.67 from 3 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
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A shy recluse who manages the town dump uses his technical genius to pry into the lives of others.