Week 1 Story 41 by @edjeff and Anonymous

Hah! I have to admit, I cheated slightly and read the prompt before reading this story (sorry RULES STALIN!). The story is delightful and funny and a bit icky, but what I love most about it is that it almost uses the prompt as a finishing point, rather than a starting...

Week 1 – Story 39 by @GinBroguesHats and @jonesthescribe

STORY NUMBER: 39 PROMPT PROVIDER: @jonesthescribe AUTHOR: @GinBroguesHats TITLE: Untitled The object boiled through the clouds over Cairo. Even people who had been excited and positive about its arrival screamed with fear as the dark shape was finally visible to the...

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 10 – @baboonicorn & @AdlaiM

I love Mars stories, and especially those dealing with colonists’ relationship with Earth, so I was excited to receive @AdlaiM’s prompt for the story below. @Baboonicorn does it proud – the flavour of the characters and the corporate logic of the...

Week 1, Story 2 – @_TK_O & Anonymous

In complete contrast to our first story, this #SFSwap entry paints a sobering picture of the near future and – in classic SF style – looks at today through the lens of a single invented technology. One thing RULES STALIN has really enjoyed about reading...