Sunday Shorts—Omoshango by Dayo Ntwari

This latest from People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction was so freaking brilliant. Here's the thing: I want this to be a movie. Or a miniseries. Narratively, there's a simplicity to the set-up; some people are born with wings. Simple, right? Well, no. Because those people are all black, and on the world-stage, the reaction to … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Omoshango by Dayo Ntwari

Sunday Shorts—Wilson’s Singularity, by Terence Taylor

This tale, from People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction, was so damn clever I cannot tell you. The notion behind it is deceptively simple: we're following the titular Wilson as he navigates the anniversary of the creation of the Unity—an AI he designed/directed/taught that reached out, world-wide, and enforced a kind of "your freedoms end … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Wilson’s Singularity, by Terence Taylor

#ShortStoryMonth Day Twenty-Eight — The “Destroy” issues…

Destroy, Destroy! I have a habit of backing kickstarters and fundraisers for anthologies and then being excited when the anthologies show up and then reading the first story and then... Okay, so I have dozens of anthologies from which I've only read the first story or two, okay? I specifically set myself a task of … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Twenty-Eight — The “Destroy” issues…

#ShortStoryMonth Day Twelve — Subscriptions, Fave Publishers and Series, and Short Fic Podcasts

The Ongoing Hunt Finding new short fiction isn't always easy, and it's something I find myself doing in little gluts when I can. Obviously, the easiest is to hit large bookstores with decent anthology selections (which isn't often the case, but), and I listen to a lot of reviews and recommendations when I can (I've … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Twelve — Subscriptions, Fave Publishers and Series, and Short Fic Podcasts