It’s Friday once again, and Friday is Free Fiction time here at Futurismic… a somewhat smaller batch this week, but still plenty to keep your eyeballs busy.
A couple of novels at Manybooks:
A lonesome short classic at Feedbooks:
- “Revenge” by Arthur Porges
Polu Texni presents “Very Truly Yours, Part I” by Seth Gordon
Strange Horizons presents “Greetings from Kampala” by Angela Ambroz
Tor.com presents “Errata” by Jeff VanderMeer
Jeff VanderMeer himself has a fictional snippet from his Ambergris world: “Zamilon in Waiting”
Via Jim Steel:
Blood, Blade & Thruster is pulling the plug on itself on January 19. If you haven’t done so yet, go and download the pdfs of the magazines before it’s too late.
Here’s Memory #31 by Jayme Lynn Blaschke
And now for our regular collection of stuff that SF Signal‘s all-hearing ear caught the rumblings of. First off, they’ve got a round-up of the latest additions to the Free Speculative Fiction site , which is probably big enough to keep you reading until summer arrives.
Then there’s an assortment of stuff they linked to through the week just gone:
- Weird Tales presents new fiction by Rachel Swirsky, Matthew Pridham, Karen Heuler, Micaela Morrissette, Ramsey Shehadeh, Chiles Samaniego, Karen Heuler, and Zoran Zivkovic
- Over at Scribd, Futurismic alumnus Tobias Buckell has posted his short story “The People’s Machine“
- Everyday Weirdness presents “One Summer Night” by Ambrose Bierce and “A Strange Tale of Cannibalism” by Lafacadio Hearn
- Eric Nylund offers the first 9 chapters of Mortal Coils as a PDF
- Catherine Asaro presents her novella “The Spacetime Pool” on Facebook
- Lou Antonelli is serializing his alternate history novel Dance With Me Henry
- BestScienceFictionStories.com presents “The Cauldron” by Rocky Keele
- Joel Sieh is publishing a new fantasy story in blog format called “Iron and Ash“.
- A R Yngve presents his own “Sleight of Hand“
And finally some Friday Flash Fiction:
- “Lame” by Sarah Ellender
- “Some Kind of Superhero” and “Total Campaign Dominance” by Shaun C Green
- “Dummy” by Gaie Sebold
And that’s about all we’ve got this week. Keep your plugs, tip-offs and recommendations coming in; deadline is 1800 GMT every Friday. Have a great weekend!