Read Raja Thiagarajan’s “Amelia”, the first of a four-part flash fiction fix-up for SciFiFridays. Each story stands alone, but exists a part of a continuous story. Catch the sequel “Interlude” next week!
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ChrisAir Reviews “Metal Like Blood in the Dark”
Like Brother and Sister, twin protagonists of “Metal Like Blood in the Dark”, Ursula Vernon transforms into her adult-audience pseudonym T. Kingfisher to spin the yarn of robot siblings in the first trying moments of their lives.
Loop Garou 6: Special Pandemic Issue
Loop Garou is a SF (science fiction, speculative fiction, fantasy, horror and comic books) zine containing fiction and nonfiction, art and other media. Edited by Chris Airiau and Raja Thiagarajan.
The End Game
It’s Sci-Fi Friday! This week, I bring you a flash fiction piece inspired by a reader-generated prompt. “The End Game” by Chris Airiau. CW: mild sexual content, satire
ChrisAir Reviews “The Mermaid Astronaut”
“The Mermaid Astronaut” is a delightful mix of The Little Mermaid and Ursula K. Le Guin’s “Semley’s Necklace”. Its main character, Essarala, is unsurprisingly a mermaid who becomes a crew member of a spaceship. At its core, the story explores the interaction between personal ambition and its consequences, both wonderful and tragic.
“Front Row Seats”
“Once the Atmospheric Exoplanetary-Observation Narrowband telescope was announced, Lyn Coldfield began writing observation code as her undergrad project. She knew the work was purely academic, speculative, and she’d have to change—well, probably everything…”
ChrisAir reviews “Little Free Library”
Naomi Kritzer’s “Little Free Library” is at once a fantastic mystical tale set in modern-day St. Paul, Minnesota, and a DIY primer for building one.
ChrisAir reviews “A Guide for Working Breeds”
The chat-log narrative format of Vina Jie-Min Prasad’s “A Guide for Working Breeds” delivers a slice-of-life story about two robot chassis who slowly get to know each other.
Preparing to launch Sci-Fi Fridays! Tomorrow starts with my One-Roll Sci-Fi Prompt generator. Read more to discover the prompt for tomorrow’s prose piece.
ChrisAir Reviews “Badass Moms in the Zombie Apocalypse”
Rae Carson’s “Badass Moms in the Zombie Apocalypse” is a story not only about badass moms, but becoming badass moms during a zombie apocalypse. No misdirection here.