Books tagged: writers of the future

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The Disappearance of Josie Andrew
By Ron Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction
A technician in an artificial birthing center comes to work to discover one of his kids is missing.
Picasso's Cat & Other Stories
By Ron Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2010. Category: Fiction
This collection contains 15 tales of humor, hard science, cyberpunk, near-future SF, and space opera--including the three-story "Stealing the Sun" series that first appeared in Analog. The collection is introduced by multi-award-winning author Mike Resnick, and each story is accompanied by short commentary by the author.
Little Box of Horror
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction
Award-winning author Melissa Yuan-Innes gathers three of her most disquieting tales, "Skin Song," "The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls," and "Mrs. Marigold's House" for your reading (dis)pleasure. From a medical student rightfully afraid of dissecting a cadaver to sadistic nuns and vampire schoolgirls, come in and open this little box of horror.
Lake People and Other Speculative Tales
By Anna D. Allen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 36,560. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
From a padded cell to Jacobean England to a distant planet, the fiction of award-winning writer Anna D. Allen is as eclectic as ever in her second collection of short stories, Lake People and Other Speculative Tales.
How to Develop a Career as a Technical Writer
By Tom Guarnera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by YourWritingDept.com. Category: Nonfiction
With more than 20 years as a technical writer and communicator, Tom Guarnera explores what it takes to develop a career as a technical writer in today’s job market. Should an aspiring technical writer get a four-year English degree right after high school or should they spend a summer in Italy working as a dishwasher before going to college? Tom explains.
Skin Song
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction
"[A] medical student who is anything but ordinary... Kyla has a strange gift: she can hear skin songs. To her, a person's skin has a song and each person sounds differently. On arriving at med school she finds herself in a quandary: does the skin song continue after death? Mixing mystery in with sheer humanity and splendid characterization, Yuan-Innes's story is a delight." -Alicia Curtis
This Peaceful State of War
By Patty Jansen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short story from Writers of the Future vol. 27. Envoy Miranda Tonkin must determine if human effort should be spent on stopping a vicious war between two alien species.
A Warbird in the Belly of the Mouse
By David Parish-Whittaker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
A winner of the Writers of the Future contest in 2007, Warbird follows Nigel, a World War One fighter pilot who has been "time plucked" into the 21st century in order to work as a guide for a reality show about Great War air combat. Nigel has to contend with his feelings about the war, as well as the 21st century tourists he shepherds, each with their own reasons for being there.
The Reflection of Memory
By C.L. Holland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
When Calony wakes up in the middle of a snowstorm, she has no idea where she is or how she got there. The shapeshifter Kestrin and wanderer Yaphen go with her on a journey to find out the secrets of her past. Answers which, in the end, may not be entirely welcome.
Honored: 7 Honorable Mention Stories from the Writers of the Future Contest
By Michael D. Britton
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction
Each of the seven meaty stories in this novel-length sci-fi collection earned an Honorable Mention in the world-renowned Writers of the Future contest over the past several years. This anthology includes four The File, Pause, Seer, Superthread, A Slave to Race, Decisions Decisions, and the previously-unpublished New Beginnings – the most recent of the stories to receive the honor.