Sci-fi / Fantasy

Author Interview for Writers of the Future Volume 39 with Author and Winner Sam Parr

• When did you start writing? I wrote my first story when I was twelve. It had lasers and swords and crazy-high castles and even personalised Sam Parr illustrations, and was wonderfully terrible. However, I didn’t start writing ‘properly’ until I was 18 and went to university. Even then though, I spend far longer thinking… Continue reading Author Interview for Writers of the Future Volume 39 with Author and Winner Sam Parr

Sci-fi / Fantasy · Young Adult

Birth: The Exquisite Sound of One Hand Falling Off a Turnip Truck by S.T. Gulik

The onslaught of nine dimensional colors faded back into the identifiable spectrum as tiny pinpricks of the great illusion reclaimed Max’s mind, one molecule at a time. The pressure that had been propelling him through the cosmos was letting up, and the subsequent decrease in velocity destroyed his footing in the multiverse. Soon he was… Continue reading Birth: The Exquisite Sound of One Hand Falling Off a Turnip Truck by S.T. Gulik

Horror · Sci-fi / Fantasy

Sex: Busier Than a Three Legged Cat Trying to Squeeze Blood From the Tip of an Iceberg by S.T. Gulik

“Hedorah appeared in a doorway above them, trying to carry a rifle and two briefcases while lighting a cigarette. He got it lit, but dropped one of the briefcases on his toe. “Fuck! Goddammit. Hi, guys.” He grabbed the other case, situated everything, and hobbled down the stairs. Emma poured coffee from a pot that… Continue reading Sex: Busier Than a Three Legged Cat Trying to Squeeze Blood From the Tip of an Iceberg by S.T. Gulik