First sentences hold a special kind of magic. They are our first interaction with a new book, a doorway into a new world, the first words of a ...On January 30, 2015 / By Nicolette Stewart
“A squat grey building of only thirty-four stories. Over the main entrance the words, CENTRAL LONDON HATCHERY AND CONDITIONING CENTRE, and, in a shield, the World State’s motto, ...On January 30, 2015 / By Erika Jelinek
Welcome to the first month, second story of #shortsff, a diverse short fiction online reading club. Read more about the concept here or read about the first story ...On January 29, 2015 / By Nicolette Stewart
I get disgruntled when people use the terms dystopian fiction and post-apocalyptic fiction as if they were interchangeable. Really disgruntled. Because what is the fucking point of giving ...On January 29, 2015 / By Nicolette Stewart
The Bibles of my youth were all black-covered and thin-papered, the kind of pages you could use as rolling papers if you were desperate enough. I read Genesis ...On January 28, 2015 / By Nicolette Stewart
Welcome to the very first month of #shortsff, a diverse short fiction online reading club. Read more about the concept here. Read today’s story on Tor.com, then come ...On January 28, 2015 / By Nicolette Stewart
You’ve heard me moan about reading short fiction before, but you know what? Every single time I read a short story collection by a talented author I’m like ...On January 27, 2015 / By Nicolette Stewart
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