Monthly Archives: May 2014

Flash Fiction: Forbidden (100 words)

On Sarronny, we do not step on living plants. Long ago, the Academy at Karis built walkways over the ground. Their glass and silvery metal gleamed in the moons’-light. Martisset sprawled among the living plants, until she learned that was … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 25 May 2014 (Character Interview: Inside the Jump)

A great advantage of being a sentient starship is that you never have to think about what to wear! I am arrayed in all the splendor of my great hull, my sensors, my Artificial Intelligences, my glorious power-plant, and my … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Abacus Music

The one eyed high priest of the Temple of Mammon plays the invisible music of money on an abacus made of the bones of miscarried messiahs. The messiah was born in 1800. In 1812, she died of dehydration in the … Continue reading

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Goals: Beyond Perfectionism (Upcoming Story Releases!)

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, a job application asked me: What is your greatest strength? What is your greatest weakness? To the first question, I replied, “I’m willing to work extra hard for creative control.” … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 18 May 2014 (Character Interview: Inside the Jump)

We live, we love, we inhabit this moment. And it doesn’t matter if you’re in a fleshly body or a cyborg larger than the whales of the Original World; those rhythms go on.  I dance in the solar winds of … Continue reading

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Goals: And Things Change, Yet Again

Last night I came home from a satisfying day of running writing bouts with my colleagues, and decided to just chill and lift a glass in celebration of all the things I got done this week. Some of them — … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Poetics

“Now is the time to crush the fruit / And brew the wine of memory.” Six years old, she stands before me, my doppelganger. She has recited the seventeen stanzas of the Poem on Deep Space better than I could have … Continue reading

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