The Jacques Richarde Building shook. Students and teachers alike considered their escape route, but before they had the time to follow it, the shaking stopped. “Was that an earthquake?” Madeline Mullaney asked the attractive blonde next to her. “I think it was an alien landing on the roof,” Maria replied, to the surprise of everyone … Continue reading ‘An Alien’s Love’ by LB Knowles
Dear Editor: I recently started a new flash fiction site called "Weirdyear Daily Flash Fiction", and I was wondering if you might be interested in putting a link to it up on your site. http://www.weirdyear.com Thanks! Earl S. Wynn
Odyssey's online classes are designed for adult writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Each class is focused on a particular element of fiction writing and is designed for writers at a particular skill level, from beginners to professionals. More information (and resources for writers): http://www.odysseyworkshop.org.
Few leave this place alive. Entering through the heavy, green, odd-shaped door, Dr. Charles Dennis shivers. An inclement night: wind tears through the old house, the hospital, where desperate souls bury immorality, illness, fear of the immortal, or they bury themselves. Tonight something other than death, sickness, and despair saturate the place; something else seems … Continue reading ‘Foetal Distraction’ by Monica Carter
National Novel Writing Month: Participants begin writing November 1. The goal is to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, November 30. Details: http://www.nanowrimo.org/
Corrodel stepped through the telepod, fumbling with his mug and briefcase. He tripped, and hot coffee splashed on his white shirt. Jobe swiveled in his hover chair and chortled. “Bravo.” Corrodel sighed and set down his mug and briefcase. Jobe hovered back around. “Thirty seconds late. Old man Lipston’ll have your head.” He sipped a … Continue reading ‘Brain Break’ by Kris Knapp
Dear Editor: Atomjack has just published its first e-anthology, Butterfly Affects*. The theme is alternate futures, where some changed event in our past (as recently as Gary Hart and the Berlin Wall) has affected our future in drastic and dramatic ways. I would like to invite your readers to have a look. The anthology begins … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Atomjack e-anthology ‘Butterfly Affects’