Week 1 – Story 38 by @mullane45 and @mrmoth

STORY NUMBER: 38 PROMPT PROVIDER: @mrmoth AUTHOR: @mullane45 TITLE: Untitled It was a normal Tuesday that changed everything. Matt had spent the morning and early afternoon wandering the grey and drizzly streets of central London, killing time and shooting the breeze...

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 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 19 – @aspeed & @GinBroguesHats

PULP! PULP! PUUUULP! RULES STALIN adores a good pulp story, and this little treat by @aspeed and @ginbrogueshats could be right out of a 1960s paperback. I can almost see the cover; a man with immaculate hair and a jaw like an anvil, fighting off waves of crabs with...

Week 1, Story 14 – @jonnywaistcoat & @eph_bee

RULES STALIN appreciates cunning and guile, and so enjoyed this story by @jonnywaistcoat which – aside from being a solid tale of struggle against an alien invasion – was a wilfully cheeky attempt to subvert the genre expectations of the prompt. When you...

Week 1, Story 4 – @Aaronweight & Anonymous

Our fourth #SFSwap submission is from @aaronweight, and deals with a prompt that crosses the genre boundary into supernatural horror. While this story obfuscates the science behind its premise in order to focus on its effects, I really like the effect – to me at...