Week 1, Story 30 – @seanfsmith & anonymous

This one really reminds me of stories I read as a kid, where stories about children discovering unexpected consequences to futuristic consumer technology seemed to be a staple. @Seanfsmith has clearly thought through the tech on display here very thoroughly, and has...

Week 1, Story 29 – @Wobbington & @jamesk

We’ve had some dark comedies so far in #SFSwap, and this one is properly pitch-black. The prompt from @jamesk was powerful in itself, and @wobbington made it all the more so for tackling it directly. There’s no last-minute twist here – the reality of...

Week 1, Story 28 – @donaldosaurus & @dangusset

This one takes a cracking turn. The prompt alone, from @dangusset, made my brain hurt, and the story that @donaldosaurus has crafted from it gave me a headache half as bad as the protagonist’s. Also, it is the third story so far to mention eggs. STORY NUMBER: 28...

Week 1, Story 27 – @captainraz & @wobbington

Some #SFSwap stories are dark. Some delve deep into hard science, and harder questions about being human. Altogether, lots of them leave you with a stimulating sense of unease. Not so this little treat from @captainraz & @wobbington, which is a straight up tribute...

Week 1, Story 26 – @problemsdog & @mattround

WOOooOOOOooOOOOO! RULES STALIN wishes to offer you a FRIGHTENING HALLOWEEN TREAT involving SENTIENT DOORS! The story below is a perfect example of a prompt being assigned to exactly the person for the job – the prompt from @mattround was delightfully whimsical...