Week 1 – Story 35 by @howliet and Anonymous

STORY NUMBER: 35 PROMPT PROVIDER: Anonymous AUTHOR: @howliet TITLE: Untitled “FUCK YOU. FUCKING, FUCKING, FUCKING, FUCK YOU, YOU BASTARD.” It achieved, really very little, to scream and rage at the heavens, like an over-acted am-dram Lear; but in some small way it...

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 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 16 – @allwrongthink & @mikeisbrill

This prompt by @mikebrill was beautifully brutal (brutiful?) in its simplicity, and I knew it was going to lead to something fun. It could not have fallen into better hands than @allwrongthink. The story that follows is deliciously overloaded on a conceptual level, in...

Week 1, Story 3 – @Wheatles & Anonymous

Our third story is from another prompt I loved: I’m always a sucker for galactic communities and biochemistry, and @wheatles has done both justice with a tight narrative set in a backstreet clinic. I really like this one as it takes something that’s an...