So how’s the first full working week of the year been treating you? Yeah, me too… still, the weekend’s nearly here, and the weekend means free science fiction links at Futurismic! So here we go, fiction-fans:
Here’s a bunch from Feedbooks, including the latest Futurismic reprint:
- “The Right People” by Adam Rakunas
- “The Panchronicon” by Harold Steele MacKaye
- “A Fine Fix” by Ray C Noll
- “Junior Achievement” by William M Lee
Just the one over at Project Gutenberg:
- “A Fine Fix” by R C Noll
And one at Manybooks:
- “The Doomsman” by Van Tassel Sutphen
Here’s the latest issue of Apex Online:
- “Edison’s Dead Men” by Ed Turner
- “Starter House” by Jason Palmer
- “In Memory” by Eric James Stone
- “On the Shadow Side of the Beast” by Ruth Nestvold
Strange Horizons presents “Sisters of the Blessed Diving Order of Saint Peter and Saint Andrew” by A C Wise
Subterranean Online‘s Winter quarter kicks off with “Clinic” by Kris Nelscott
Shira Lipkin strikes again! – this time with a story called “The Angel of Fremont Street” at ChiZine
Chris Roberson‘s free stories are like buses; you wait for ages, then two come along at once::
We received a message from Kit O’Connell:
The Continuous Coast project – a Creative Commons-licensed shared world – just released three works of fiction as a preview of the world. The fiction is by Steven Brust, Reesa Brown, and myself.
Bravo – Futurismic loves Creative Commons projects! Go take a look and show your support.
From EOS Books:
We’re a couple of weeks away from the release of Jonathan Barnes‘ next book, The Domino Men. And we’re so excited about it, that we are offering his entire first book, The Somnambulist, [to read] online for free.
Here’s part 30 of Memory by Jayme Lynn Blaschke
And here’s all the other stuff captured by the diligent hearts of SF Signal:
- Afterburn SF presents “The Carrion Monster” By Tim McDaniel
- Best SF presents “Bean There” by Jack Skillingstead
- Weird Tales presents “The Last Great Clown Hunt” by Chris Furst
- Planet Magazine presents “The Tears of Lakshmi” by Ian James
- St. Martin’s Griffin presents “Countdown” by Jonathan Maberry [PDF download, sign-up required]
- MindFlights presents “Quanruzaman’s Gateway” by Peter Simon
- Big Pulp presents “Two Ravens” by Michael Turner
- Behind the Wainscot issue #9 presents fiction and poetry by Neil Ayres and E Sedia, Mariev Finnegan, Berrien C Henderson, Nicole Kornher-Stace, James Owens, Genevieve Valentine, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, Ann Walters, F J Bergmann, and Marion Boyer
- The latest update at ChiZine presents fiction and poetry by Kurt Dinan, Shira Lipkin, Daniel A Rabuzzi, Jonathan Wood, M Frost, Maurice Oliver, and Jacqueline West
- Here’s the first excerpt from The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters Volume One by Gordon Dahlquist; Bantam are serialising the whole thing, apparently.
And here’s a little bit of Friday Flash Fiction for you to finish with:
- “I feel food about all of it so far… ” by Gaie Sebold (no, that title is not a typo, apparently)
- “Yn Gondoleyr” by Gareth D Jones (a translation into Manx of his story “The Gondolier”)
- “Duckling” by Neil Beynon
And there you have it! As always, we have our ear to the ground for the rumble and thump of your tip-offs, gratuitous self-plugs and projects, so send ’em in – deadline is 1800 GMT every Friday. In the meantime, have a great weekend!