Douglas Shoback


I scribble down words that for some odd reason are published and read.

I do like Speculative and Science Fiction, so I write in these genres, along with the occasional cultural analyses.

I am a proud Whovian, recognizing the utter "coolness" of the bow-tie. We need more bow-ties in fashion today.

And Vimto. I love Vimto.

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The Art of Self-Destruction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What is truly disturbing about the rooms is not their construction—they're only as big as a walk-in closet, minus the clothes and shelves and racks—but what is held within them. Virtual women created solely for the pleasure of men. Except, these virtual replications are for a more visceral type of enjoyment: killing.

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