Week 1, Story 25 – @notquitecool & @brainmage

A typically dark prompt from @brainmage led to an equally dark story from @notquitecool in this #SFSwap entry – I won’t say much more as the prompt here had an implicit twist, but hopefully it’ll make you do a little shudder! STORY NUMBER: 25 PROMPT...

Week 1, Story 24 – @misterkeefe & @edjeff

AND NOW FOR ANOTHER STORY ABOUT EGGS. I really love this one. @misterkeefe got potentially the most ludicrous brief in the pack, and developed it into something utterly straight-faced, and totally gripping. If Michael Crichton had been really into eggs, I could...

Week 1, Story 23 – @thebrainofchris & anonymous

  EGGS.   STORY NUMBER: 23 PROMPT PROVIDER: anonymous AUTHOR: @thebrainofchris TITLE: Perfectly Natural Considering how much time we spend in school being told about puberty, it’s amazing all the details they leave out. They’re dead quick to tell you about...

Week 1, Story 22 – @stefmowords & @danielmbase

While some #SFSwap prompts (I’m looking at you, ‘Alien Booze’) leave enormous room for interpretation, others are highly specific – such as this one from @danielmbase. And while author @stefmowords may have followed the brief to the letter,...

Week 1, Story 21 – @ka_bradley & @howliet

With some touches of intrasolar social friction that reminded me of James S. A. Corey, a richly villainous narrative voice, and a moth skin suit, here’s a splendid story by @ka_bradley that turns @howliet’s gadgetry prompt into a playful – and...