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Month: May 2021

“Machine Learning” Published on Stupefying Stories

What happens when a group of writers are challenged to write a 100-word story that revolves around the line “Wish you were here”?

Read the results on the Stupefying Stories blog where the ten winning stories of The Pete Wood Challenge will be published this week, two stories every weekday, starting with “Are There Cats On Mars”? by Jonathan Worlde and my science fiction microfic, “Machine Learning.”

PodCastle Flash Fiction Contest VI Editor’s Choice

Recently, I had a story in the ever-popular PodCastle Flash Fiction Contest that made the final round. Alas, it was not crowned one of the three winners, but will be appearing in the same episode later this year as an Editor’s Choice! Thrilled to make a sale from the contest after all. Can’t wait to share this story with you.

And congratulations to the winners—Drew Czernik, Ally Chua, and Aleks Wittkamp—whose terrific stories you won’t want to miss.

PodCastle Flash Fiction Contest VI Editor's Pick: When the Head Comes Knocking by Sylvia Heike

Flash Fiction Online 2020 Anthology Gets A New Cover

Flash Fiction Online 2020 Anthology — New Cover

Flash Fiction Online is in the process of redesigning the covers of their yearly anthologies, including the 2020 anthology. I already liked the previous look, but the new design has my—well, everyone’sname on the cover, so I can’t complain.

Grab your copy either from Amazon or directly from the publisher and read my story “We Are the Moor.”