Short Stories 366:17 — “The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick” by Charlie Jane Anders

I walked the dog a little bit extra while I listened to this story (Max says thank you, Charlie Jane Anders) to give you an idea of how quickly I fell into this narrative and how much I wanted to see where it was going. Set in a future that's still quite recognizable, the main … Continue reading Short Stories 366:17 — “The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick” by Charlie Jane Anders

Short Stories 366:10 — “In the Image of Man,” by Gabriella Stalker

One of the things I've always enjoyed about science fiction is how often it takes a facet of contemporary life and aims a lens at it. Sometimes it can do so with a very subtle, light touch, and sometimes it's a heavier stroke of the brush, but it can be super effective anywhere between the … Continue reading Short Stories 366:10 — “In the Image of Man,” by Gabriella Stalker

Short Stories 366:3 — “The Case of the Passionless Bees,” by Rhonda Eikamp

One of the nice things about listening to anthologies on audio is how neatly stories often line up with a walk of the dog, or of a particular set of chores. I listened to this latest from Women Destroy Science Fiction while walking the dog around the block a few times, and the performer did … Continue reading Short Stories 366:3 — “The Case of the Passionless Bees,” by Rhonda Eikamp

Sunday Shorts—Cuts Both Ways by Heather Clitheroe

I listened to this story, from Women Destroy Science Fiction, as an audio while walking the dog and doing a few chores, and found myself considering PTSD, the notions of how we use tools—and people as tools—to get what we want, and how even when we're trying to do a greater good, organizations or countries … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Cuts Both Ways by Heather Clitheroe