Thinking Shorts

Quirky stories that make you think long after you’ve put them down.

Pasodobles in a Quantum Stringscape

Steve Moore’s new anthology of speculative fiction covers a wide range of futuristic stories, from tongue-in-cheek and serious sci-fi to the paranormal. It features the novella, “Flight from Mother World,” which, among other things, creates an alien world with striking parallels to Earth; several Doctor Carlos tales, set in a future beyond Come Dance a …


Katja From the Punk Band

Katja, like everyone else stuck on the work island they call home, wants to get to the mainland by any means necessary. Shooting her boyfriend and stealing a chemical vial is one way to ensure her safe passage; the only problem is, she’s not the only one who wants it, and the freedom it will …


Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology

From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Brandon Sanderson’s “Sixth of the Dusk,” set in his Cosmere universe shared by the Mistborn books and the #1 New York Times bestselling …


Flight from Nevèrÿon (Return to Nevèrÿon, 3)

Two novellas and a full-length novel of Nevèrÿon, the land at the limit of history In The Tale of Plagues and Carnivals, a disease has come to Nevèrÿon. Men, rich and poor, have been stricken with it—but far fewer women. More and more die, and no one recovers. The illness seems to have first come from …


The Worlds of If

Dixon Wells, a fashionable playboy, is always late. What will it cost him this time? Sideways into time, lie the worlds of ‘if’, where many answers await.


The fabric of reality has been altered by a new evolutionary developement that allows some people unimaginable power: the power to change laws the laws of physics. To make up down, to defy gravity, to create life. In an insane society where the norms of ‘Old Earth’ have been casually discarded, A young man dreams …


Devil, Devil

Devil, Devil is a tale told by a madman. Even in the future, time travel is impossible. But visiting and taking over a mind from the past, made receptive by madness –becoming a Voice inside the person’s head, like a devil — that’s not only possible, it’s Big Business. Only governments, corporations and universities can …


The Twelfth Golden Age of Science Fiction MEGAPACK TM: David H. Keller, M.D.

The “Golden Age of Science Fiction” MEGAPACK™ ebook anthologies are designed to introduce readers to classic science fiction writers who might otherwise be forgotten. David H. Keller (1880-1966) is one such unjustly forgotten author. Included here are 9 science fiction stories, representing some of Keller’s best science fiction work: A BIOLOGICAL EXPERIMENT FREE AS THE …