Both of these stories feature women dissatisfied with their life and the culture surrounding and influencing them.
ADVANCED WORD PROBLEMS IN PORTAL MATH by Aimee Picchi is a sweet flash piece told in word problems. It’s about a girl who longs for a chance at a different life, one not foisted upon her, one that allows her to escape from the cultural pressures that hold her down. Published in Daily Science Fiction.
DO NOT LOOK BACK, MY LION by Alix E. Harrow is a tale about a woman, husband to a female war chief. She has spent her life helping to raise her wife’s children, each of them promised to the war god and path of her people. But this constant uplifting of their leader’s wars grinds the main character down, and thus she runs. But running is only the beginning. Published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies.
My story Sand-child is now available as a free read on Daily Science Fiction’s site.
“Sand-child”, my first professionally published short story, has been sent to all of Daily Science Fiction’s subscribers today.
It will be available to read for free on their webpage a week from now.
You can subscribe to Daily Science Fiction at their site to receive fiction straight to your inbox and can comment on the stories they publish on their facebook page.
Congratulations to the three winners for quarter 3 for Writers of the Future:
1st Place – William Mitchell of London, England
2nd Place – M.O. Muriel of Texas
3rd Place – Jacob A. Boyd of Oregon
Can’t wait to meet you all next April! :)
My short story, Sand-child, will be published in Daily Science Fiction on November 25, available to read that day for everyone on their mailing list. Later on their website for those not getting the stories to their inbox. I’m super excited because this will be my first pro publication, even though it’s technically not my first pro sale. Yay :)
Also, the RibbonSight Collection has been published in paperback and is now available for $13.99 through Amazon. It’s supposed to be $11.99, but I can’t figure out how to change it. Me = technologically unsavvy :(
Now that I’ve signed the contract, I’m very excited to announce I’ve made my second pro sale :)
Daily Science Fiction has bought my story, “Sand-child”, for inclusion in their web-based magazine. You can subscribe for free at their site to get stories sent straight to your inbox and leave your comments on the stories they publish on their facebook page.
Their one year anniversary is coming up soon and since their beginning they’ve published a lot, both from established and new writers, and I’m excited I get to be a part of the magazine :)