Short Stories 366:220 — “The Dealey Paradox,” by Brendan DuBois

I really enjoyed this story from Crime Travel, an anthology that marries crime stories with time travel, in that it tackled a conceit you often hear bandied about whenever time travel comes up: if time travel ever became possible, certainly the horrible things that happened wouldn't have happened: someone would have come back to fix … Continue reading Short Stories 366:220 — “The Dealey Paradox,” by Brendan DuBois

Short Stories 366:27 — “The Stars Above,” by Katharine Duckett

I have a soft spot in my heart for stories set in futures where humanity has no choice but to try previous technologies or skills to adapt. Katharine Duckett's "The Stars Above" in Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction plays right into this from the start, as we join a caravan of people using adapted yurts … Continue reading Short Stories 366:27 — “The Stars Above,” by Katharine Duckett

Sunday Shorts—A Winter’s Tale by Catherine Lundoff

There's just something about winter that lends itself to magic. Fantasies and fables around the coming of the snow are plentiful, and yet I never quite tire of fresh new takes on the notion, and Catherine Lundoff's "A Winter's Tale" found in A Few More Winter Tales is no exception. Here we travel with a … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—A Winter’s Tale by Catherine Lundoff

Sunday Shorts—The Seventh Floor of Barbara Ireson by Nick Campbell

Some of my favourite holiday stories are merely set during the holidays. They're not vast tales of how the holiday spirit changes a person, nor are they all about the spirit of giving or the like. They just happen to occur as a side-effect of the holidays, while someone is shopping or the like. Such … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—The Seventh Floor of Barbara Ireson by Nick Campbell