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Juli Rew is a former science writer/editor for the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, and is a software engineer by training. She is a believer in the scientific evidence for global warming. She also publishes fantasy and science fiction stories by other authors at Third Flatiron Publishing.

Where to find thirdflatiron online

Extremophile: Violet Rain
Series: The Unwinding. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2023 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Book 2 in "The Unwinding" science fiction novel series by Juliana Rew. Violet Rain, a VR expert from the 25th century, joins the crew of time-traveling Watchmen, monitoring the precarious truce between universes from a remote space station. Engineering a rugged tardigrade body to temporarily host her through the extreme conditions of space, she detects a new abnormality--a new Unwinding?
The Unwinding: Gin's Story
Series: The Unwinding. Price: $3.43 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2023 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Korean-American housewife Virginia Sun-Jones and her husband are enjoying a Christmas picnic on the North Carolina beach with their newly married daughter and son-in-law, when a shattering cosmic event, the "Unwinding," rips them all apart. Caught in a duel between warring universes, Gin embarks on a cosmic quest to be reunited with her family.
Miranda of Daris
Series: Dragon Stead. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,850. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2023 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Miranda Powers is the no-holds-barred martial arts and strategy instructor at Erenarch Academy, the most prestigious boarding school in Dragon Stead solar system. From Miranda's beginnings as a street urchin on the backward planet of Daris, through her adventures as an interplanetary warrior for Network Command, she plays a key role in helping Erenarch resolve the long-running war with Farana.
Erenarch Academy: Under the Dragon Banner
Series: Dragon Stead. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,440. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2023 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Erenarch Academy is the most prestigious boarding school in Dragon Stead solar system. A young schoolmaster guides his students from childhood to command as they seek to foster humanity's fragile toehold in its climb to the stars.
Gotta Wear Eclipse Glasses
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2020 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The future we all want. Twenty authors contribute short science fiction and fantasy stories about their visions of a brighter future.
The Adventures of Mountain Ma'am
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2019 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Western
Armed with only a Sharps rifle and a buffalo hide, Civil War orphan Callie Dawson stumbles upon her hidden destiny in the high mountains above Leadville, Colorado. She is the Mountain Ma'am! Together with her wolf partner Sina and her soul mate, Johnny, she fights against age-old forces of destruction.
Daris Moon
Series: Dragon Stead. Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction
After years spent fighting in interplanetary war theaters, two young graduates of Erenarch Academy are reunited. But just as it appears that peace across Dragon Stead is finally within reach, a startling discovery takes them to the remote moon of Daris.
Redshifted: Martian Stories
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mars! Dreaming of exploring the Red Planet? You know you want to go, and Mars has rarely been closer. Patch up that old spacesuit, stick out your thumb, and hitch a ride with thirteen talented speculative fiction writers, collected here in "Redshifted: Martian Stories," from Third Flatiron Publishing.
Mountain Ma'am
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Orphan Callie grows up in post-Civil War Colorado, the adopted daughter of two gold miners. Independent and headstrong, she runs away from an ill-considered marriage and accidentally stumbles upon her hidden destiny in the high mountains above Leadville. She is the Mountain Ma'am!
Office Politics
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Office Politics is a ghost story about a worker who was terminated prematurely. Will anyone ever know she was murdered?

Series

Third Flatiron Anthologies
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story anthologies for the discerning reader.
Abbreviated Epics
Price: $2.99 USD.
Ain't Superstitious
Price: $2.99 USD.
Astronomical Odds
Price: $2.99 USD.
Hyperpowers
Price: $2.99 USD.

Books

Third Flatiron Best of 2019
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2024 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Third Flatiron Anthologies presents a sampler of its best short science fiction, fantasy, and horror short stories. Includes 14 stories from an international group of contributors.
Infinite Lives: Short Tales of Longevity
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,170. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Adventure » General
Third Flatiron presents "Infinite Lives: Short Tales of Longevity," an original anthology of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and humor short stories. Twenty-eight international authors explore the themes of long life, life extension, and immortality. Tales range from dark to playful, featuring mythical gods and timeless lands, time travel, androids, grim reapers, and technology.
Hidden Histories
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,720. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Third Flatiron presents "Hidden Histories," an original anthology of 28 science fiction, fantasy, horror, and humor short stories. Twenty-eight international authors explore the themes of alternate history, secret history, conspiracy theory, mythology, and future history. A flash humor section, "Grins and Gurgles," is also featured.
Terra! Tara! Terror!
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Third Flatiron presents "Terra! Tara! Terror!" an anthology of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and humor short stories. Twenty-seven international authors give free rein to their imaginations to explore speculative fiction themes ranging from the #MeToo political movement, magical realism, and gothic fantasy. Whether earthbound, starbound, or fantastical, these stories are small but mighty.
Galileo's Theme Park
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Third Flatiron presents "Galileo's Theme Park," an anthology of science fiction, dark fantasy, horror, and humor. Twenty short stories by an international group of authors explore how the universe has changed since Humanity took a closer look at the stars. Journey with us on a speculative expedition to the lands beyond Earth opened to us by Galileo's telescope.
Monstrosities
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Third Flatiron presents an offbeat anthology of science fiction, dark fantasy, horror, and humor. Twenty international authors ventilate about their favorite "monstrosities"--things that are just too big or dreadfully obnoxious. Whether it's the new shopping mall down the street, giant killbots, or the supposed ultimate weapon, join us as we expose the latest humongous blunder.
Strange Beasties
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The new Fall outing from Third Flatiron is "Strange Beasties," an international collection of dark fantasy, slipstream, and horror short stories. Eighteen authors share their fiendish creations, with tales ranging from supernatural monsters, dysfunctional families, inimical alien powers, and creatures of the id. Join us for an exhilarating ride--and keep an eye out for strange beasties.
Cat's Breakfast: Kurt Vonnegut Tribute
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The "Cat's Breakfast" anthology from Third Flatiron pays tribute to the imagination and inspiration of the late author Kurt Vonnegut. Emulating Vonnegut's famous "gallows humor" and skeptical view, these all-original satirical stories are a delightful antidote for the malaise and division plaguing contemporary society.
Third Flatiron Best of 2017
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,000. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A selection of thirteen speculative fiction short stories published by Third Flatiron Anthologies. Ranging from science fiction and fantasy to horror and humor, these tales are both universal and unique.
Principia Ponderosa
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Welcome to the "Principia Ponderosa," land of wide-open spaces and dark dreams. This new anthology from Third Flatiron features 17 stories that combine elements of the Western with other literary genres, including steampunk, fantasy, occult, and horror. We invite you to mount up and ride with us into the sunset.
Keystone Chronicles
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Are beauty, love, honor, and laughter things in life that invoke your personal sense of wonder? Then treat yourself to "Keystone Chronicles" from Third Flatiron Anthologies, a new collection of short speculative fiction stories that give the lowdown on life, obscure bits of the universe, and quite a number of other things not bargained for.
Hyperpowers
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
The "Hyperpowers" anthology from Third Flatiron Publishing and guest-edited by Bascomb James, contains 16 short speculative fiction stories that explore popular space opera and military fiction themes.
It's Come to Our Attention
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $3.19 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
"It's Come to Our Attention" from Third Flatiron Anthologies contains fourteen imaginative speculative fiction short stories about things that could be happening quietly, without a lot of fanfare, but which could still be extremely significant or make a big difference.
Ain't Superstitious
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Horror » General
Third Flatiron Anthologies proudly presents "Ain't Superstitious," a double issue packed with 26 stories of the weird, wild, and magical.
Only Disconnect
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $3.19 USD. Words: 32,660. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Wake up and smell the roses? "Only Disconnect" from Third Flatiron Anthologies offers speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror) and flash humor about the pitfalls of distraction and overstimulation.
The Time It Happened
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Remember what you were doing that day when the world changed? "The Time It Happened" from Third Flatiron Anthologies serves up a buffet of new speculative fiction choices, offering stories and flash humor involving alternate history, time travel, and what-if scenarios of the future.
Abbreviated Epics
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
"Abbreviated Epics" from Third Flatiron Anthologies is a double issue containing 19 very short stories and a poem on epical themes, such as anime-inspired fantasy adventure, swashbuckles and Vikings, alternate history and steampunk, and myths old and new.
Master Minds
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Which is more important: reason or passion? Can the two co-exist? Third Flatiron Anthologies presents "Master Minds," a new collection of short stories that consider the different meanings of intelligence. Join thirteen new and established speculative fiction writers in a mind-boosting exploration of sentience and sapience.
Astronomical Odds
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The "Astronomical Odds" anthology contains short SF/Fantasy/Horror/Humor stories with a mathematical twist. New and established speculative fiction authors include Ken Altabef, Michelle Ann King, Edoardo Albert, John A. McColley, Jennifer R. Povey, James Aquilone, Martin Clark, Iain Ishbel, Garry McNulty, Nick Slosser, Benjamin T. Smith, Susan Nance Carhart, and Adele Gardner. Juliana Rew, Editor
Redshifted: Martian Stories
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by thirdflatiron. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mars! Dreaming of exploring the Red Planet? You know you want to go, and Mars has rarely been closer. Patch up that old spacesuit, stick out your thumb, and hitch a ride with thirteen talented speculative fiction writers, collected here in "Redshifted: Martian Stories," from Third Flatiron Publishing.
Lost Worlds, Retraced
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Third Flatiron presents "Lost Worlds, Retraced," with over a dozen new SF/Fantasy/Horror short stories about lost worlds and parallel universes. If Discovery Channel shows like "Ancient Aliens" or "Man vs. Wild" are among your guilty pleasures, this could be the anthology for you.
Playing with Fire
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,020. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story collection, "Playing with Fire," from Third Flatiron Anthologies, won't melt your face, but it might light a fire under you. Included in this anthology is a reprint of a classic, "The Carnival," by Michael Fedo, which has become an iconic story among secondary school students.
Universe Horribilis
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The new science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story collection, "Universe Horribilis" from Third Flatiron Anthologies, takes you on a whirlwind tour of cosmic irony. Hope for the best, plan for the worst, and. . . prepare to be crushed by the semi full of cows skidding your way.
Origins: Colliding Causalities
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthology, "Origins: Colliding Causalities," considers the origins of such far-flung topics as cosmology, unending war, sexual mores, and even humanness. Using satirical, speculative, or anthropological viewpoints, these imaginative tales propose new answers to the questions many have asked: "Where the hell did *that* come from?"
A High Shrill Thump: War Stories
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthology, "A High Shrill Thump: War Stories," marshals a convoy of more than a dozen short stories about war's mysterious dominion over human destiny. These far-out tales transport readers through the emotional, macabre, chaotic, and even uproarious situations created by war.
Over the Brink: Tales of Environmental Disaster
Series: Third Flatiron Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The science fiction anthology, "Over the Brink: Tales of Environmental Disaster" comprises a tasty baker's dozen short stories about the possible consequences of fooling Mother Nature. These tales are sometimes heart-breaking, sometimes way out or hilarious, but always mind-expanding.

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