Law of Attraction
Spacey Baseballs, AKA Centerfield of Gravity, is attracting "...science-fiction, fantasy, and horror short stories or long-form poems up to but not exceeding 17,000 words," strict. You can win up to $200 with publication. So check the specs and submit by New Year's Eve, 2021... don't let the ball drop! photo @ https://www.memorabilia.expert
Nowhere, by Rory Say
He only sees her sometimes. Maybe once or twice a year, if that, and only then when he’s caught off guard. When, preoccupied with exhaustion or the grim necessities of survival, she slips his mind for a moment that allows her to appear. Sometimes she’s a girl who stops to drop change into his hat and read the words on the slab of cardboard propped in front of where he sits. Other times she’s only a face pressed to a car window. A passerby in the street, hand held by som
Handful o' Fiction Writing Kick Starts*
Eavesdrop on Future Characters Perhaps the favorite of most fiction writers. The one we do gleefully and automatically (or maybe that’s just me). Out in public, sit (or stand) within earshot of people having a conversation. At the grocery store, at a party, in a restaurant. Transcribe the dialogue. Later, add dialogue tags. Then add setting and subtext. Give it a beginning and an end. BOOM that’s a story! Favorite Authors’ Cues Check out your bookcase, virtual or physical. Wh
Well, that's odd...
Archive of the Odd, a weird, wonderful, strange, uncanny, and, well, odd archive, archives weird, wonderful, strange, uncanny, and, well, odd speculative stories NOT in traditional prose. Wait; what? For example (from their website): Academic papers Book blurbs Care guides (plant, animal, rock garden, etc) Encyclopedia entries Junk mail Knitting / crochet / weaving / what-have-you guides Medication warning sheets Newspaper articles Recipes Reviews Sales papers Social media Te