Tag Archive: Among the Stars

Looking up you can see the millions of stories among the stars. The journey To The Moon and Beyond is short, until you have to leave home to do it from Fanni Sütö. Space can be lonely, enough that you may feel you are starting to loose your mind, or maybe she’s real, in Siren of the Void by M L Moos. Space Opera is one of the most sweeping epic genres of science fiction, but in ever one there are incredibly personal intimate stories in this lyrical tale by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt.
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S3.6 Planetary Politics and Pizza

Planetary Politics and Pizza by Jennifer Flath

Jennifer Flath lives in the rainy Pacific Northwest with her family and her cats. The land of rain and mountains and moss and rivers and oceans is constant fodder for her writing. Her first love is a young adult fantasy series called The Black Pearl. She’s self-published the first two books in the series so far (along with their companion short stories) and is working on a third. As a writer, she loves to take serious things lightly and light things seriously. In her past life, she was an elementary school teacher, so she has a particular fondness for the antics of young people.

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Website: https://jenniferflathwriter.blogspot.com/
Amazon: The Black Pearl (paperback or kindle)

Mad Palace podcast which is available in a few podcast places, including YouTube

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S2.47 The Human I Never Was

The Human I Never Was by Jeremy Szal


Originally published in Every Day Fiction

Jeremy Szal is a Mediterranean-blooded mongrel who was born in 1995 in the outback of Australia, where he was raised by wild dingoes. His science-fiction, horror and nonfiction have appeared in Nature, Abyss & Apex, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Tor.com, The Drabblecast, and has been translated into multiple languages. He is the fiction editor for a the Hugo-winning StarShipSofa and is represented by literary agent John Jarrold, and hopes to sell a novel soon. He carves out a living in Sydney, Australia with his family where he drinks too much gin, watches too many cult films, and makes too many dark jokes. Find him at http://jeremyszal.com/ or @JeremySzal

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S2.45 For a Tooth

For a Tooth by Tim Major

For a Tooth was first published in Every Day Fiction

Tim Major’s first novel, You Don’t Belong Here, was published by Snowbooks in 2016. He has also released two novellas, Blighters (Abaddon, 2016) and Carus & Mitch (Omnium Gatherum, 2015) – the latter was shortlisted for a This Is Horror Award. His short stories have featured in Not One of Us, Interzone, the British Fantasy Society’s Horizons and numerous anthologies. Find out more at www.cosycatastrophes.wordpress.com

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S2.40 The Perfect Gene

The Perfect Gene by Olga Werby


Olga Werby, Ed.D., has a Doctorate from U.C. Berkeley with a focus on designing online learning experiences. She has a Master’s degree from U.C. Berkeley in Education of Math, Science, and Technology. She has been creating computer-based projects since 1981 with organizations such as NASA (where she worked on the Pioneer Venus project), Addison-Wesley, and the Princeton Review. Olga has a B.A. degree in Mathematics and Astrophysics from Columbia University. She became an accidental science fiction indie writer about a decade ago, with her first book, “Suddenly Paris,” which was based on then fairly novel idea of virtual universes. She writes about characters that rarely get represented in science fiction stories — homeless kids, refugees, handicapped, autistic individuals — the social underdogs of our world. Her stories are based in real science, which is admittedly stretched to the very limit of possible.

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@OlgaWerby

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S2.38 Tomorrow’s Dawn

Tomorrow’s Dawn by Milo James Fowler


Milo James Fowler is a teacher by day and a speculative fictioneer by night.
Tomorrow’s Dawn is a part of the Deep Space compilation.
http://www.milojamesfowler.com/

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S2.37 Invasion

Invasion by Dafydd McKimm


Dafydd McKimm was born and raised in Wales, but now lives in the Far Eastern city of Taipei, where he spends most of his free time reading and writing speculative fiction. His stories have previously appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Stupefying Stories SHOWCASE, and Deep Magic. You can find him online at https://dafyddmckimm.com/.

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S2.21 The Parasite and the Widow

The Parasite and the Widow by Jeremy Gottwig


Jeremy’s recent work has appeared in Nature: Futures, the InterGalactic Medicine Show, and Darkfuse.  He lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife and young son and is a member of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society Critique Circle.

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@jgottwig
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S2.14 Siren of the Void

Siren of the Void by M L Moos


M L Moos writes YA fantasy and is currently working on a magical trilogy featuring three young heroines and an undersea treasure hunt adventure. To learn more, go to her Facebook page.

She lives in Washington with her husband, two boys and one country cat with a cougar alter ego. When she’s not writing or reading, she’s either baking, volunteering at her church or watching Jane Austen movies to make up for the overabundance of testosterone. On the rare occasion she makes it out into public, though, she’s always sure to be glamorous in her mom hair and yoga pants.

You can find her on Facebook @mlmoos or at her blog or on twitter @mlmoosauthor.

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S2.10 Space Opera

Space Opera by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt


First appeared in Splickety.

Donald Jacob Uitvlugt lives on neither coast of the United States, but mostly in a haunted memory palace of his own design. His short fiction has appeared in numerous print and online venues, including Cirsova magazine and the Flametree Publishing anthology Science Fiction Stories. He is also releasing a series of self-published stories for Kindle. Donald strives to write what he calls “haiku fiction,” stories that are small in scope but big in impact. If you enjoyed “Space Opera,” please let him know via his blog or via Twitter: @haikufictiondju.

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