Flash scifi by E. M. Swift-Hook

E. M. Swift-Hook is a talented and prolific scifi / alternative history writer. Just take a look at her 30 works listed on Goodreads over the last few years. Seriously, her keyboard must be smoking when she writes!! She is also a very generous supporter of the indie writing scene providing mentoring and advice to... Continue Reading →

Flash fiction – Stop, drop, roll by TK Toppin

Barbados author TK Toppin writes character driven cross-genre tales, full of action, adventure and whimsy. Get your teeth into this flash fiction piece, then follow the links to her books. Enjoy! STOP, DROP, ROLL… AND RUN FOR YOUR LIFE “Dinosaur.” “You got that right. This tech is pretty ancient.” A general calculation pegged the control... Continue Reading →

Extract: Illustria’s Crab

Illustria was working hard at looking bored while she reclined on the white lounge in the living room she shared with Charles Drexus. Her hotpants were bright pink. The crocheted bikini top was violet. She had discarded her platform heels and sunhat on the orange carpet, hoping to look as though she was returning home... Continue Reading →

Emoto’s Promise out now!

Scientists said that it would take 5000 years for Earth’s oceans to rise. They were wrong.  Living in a walled city in an endless ocean, the last humans have become dangerously enslaved by a virtual world called the BigDry. Wall Manager Macie is an ‘incompatible’, unable to assimilate due to a disability. When the city... Continue Reading →

Flash scifi – Infinite Monkeys by Aiki Flinthart

Aussie author Aiki Flinthart is a powerhouse of creativity - scifi, fantasy, writing advice - she does it all. Take a look at this cool little literary flash then click through to read her full works. Infinite Monkeys Something plucks at the edges of omniscience: an idea that won’t be banished, burrowing through space-time. The... Continue Reading →

Flash scifi – The Call by Jason H Abbott

Jason H Abbott is an extraordinarily talented author, who first came to my attention on the socials a few years ago. His stories are hauntingly original and at times just a little bit creepy - in a good way! I am proud to feature Jason as my inaugural author of the month. Here is a... Continue Reading →

Beyond Mad Max

Growing up in Australia in the eighties Mad Max was everywhere but most of my science fiction came from offshore. While my neighbours spent long hot Januarys sunbaking or hooning around on Malvern Star bikes, I spent my holidays holed up inside with American chums like Philip K Dick, Asimov and Tepper. British author Peter... Continue Reading →

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