Category: Stories

Luz Beyond the Glass

Luz Beyond the Glass

Short Story: Science Fiction, Artificial Intelligence, Symbiosis.

Release date:  28 February 2020

Around the world, glass spheres sit in gardens. Everybody knows what they do. They are here to absorb the pollution out of the ground and water and air, to cleanse the filth the ancestors left behind. Most don’t know, however, what resides inside them.

Anthology: Vast: Stories of Mind, Soul and Consciousness in a Technological Age

Editor: C.R. Dudley

Publisher: Orchid’s Lantern

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Peripheric Synthesized

Peripheric Synthesized

Flash story: Science Fiction, Space, Artificial Intelligence, Fictional Non-fiction, Time Travel.

Release date: September 2019

“The following annex contains an excerpt of relevant action logs submitted by the representatives of the applicant entity (see Annex 1) as described in Section 17, Par. 2 of the Sentience Recognition Code.”

Sci Phi Journal, Issue 3/2019

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Erebus

Erebus

Short Story: Science Fiction, Space, Mythology, Death, Slipstream.

Release date: August 2019

“There’s a dull pain inside her chest, radiating with the breaths in her lungs, and Nth latches onto it. Maybe if xe consumes it, she’ll be able to catch up to the others. Reach the end.”

Selene Quarterly, Volume 2, Issue 2

Publisher: Aurelia Leo

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Across the Mirror Lake

Across the Mirror Lake

Flash Story: Science Fiction, Space Travel, Portals, Transgender.

Release date:  24 July 2019

This story has received a Honorable Mention in Queer Sci Fi’s Sixth Annual Flash Fiction Contest.

“In the forest there’s a mirror. Taller and wider than the settlement’s largest shelter, it rises vertically like a paper-thin lake. The only way off the planet is through its rippling surface.”

Anthology: Migration

Publisher: Other Worlds Ink

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The Firevault

The Firevault

Flash story: Fantasy.

Release date: 15 August 2018

This flash fiction piece is part of Paranatellonta‘s 5th anniversary. Twice a month, Paranatellonta publishes one piece of flash fiction (of exactly ten sentences) inspired by a piece of visual artwork.

The Firevault‘s inspiration artwork is provided by Fie, while Guidance by Minerva Cerridwen is the other half of this event (art by Ava).

Out now! Read it here.

A Little Bump

A Little Bump

Flash Story: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Lesbian.

Release date:  25 July 2018

This story has received a Honorable Mention in Queer Sci Fi’s Fifth Annual Flash Fiction Contest.

“I’m not throwing that at my boss.” Across the room, the Chief of the Android Affairs Department is making her rounds, back straight and tablet spotless.

“You have to.”

Anthology: Impact

Publisher: Other Worlds Ink

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It Started Before Noon

It Started Before Noon

Short Story: Fantasy, Steampunk, Lesbian.

Release date:  7 May 2018

Talida’s job as a muse is to tend to storypuffs, which she sells to storytellers when they need a spark of inspiration. One day, a gray-clad scientist named Ingrid comes into Talida’s store, trying to buy inspiration. However, scientists are boring and always adhering to strict rules, so Ingrid wouldn’t have any use for it, would she?

Anthology: Into the Mystic Volume Three

Publisher: NineStar Press

Interview with L.J. Longo is here!

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How to Trick a Trickster

How to Trick a Trickster

Novelette: Urban Fantasy, Polyamory, Genderfluid, Queer.

Release date:  28 March 2018

Eric is a trickster working for the Corps of Undercover Passion Instigators and Distributors. His latest assignment takes him to a bookstore where he has to bring together Ivo Newton and Tom Euler. What he’s not supposed to do is fall in love with both his targets.

Anthology: Fool for You (ed. Samantha M. Derr)

Publisher: LessThanThree Press

This anthology is currently out of print.