Results tagged “Fireside”

Toasted Cake 261! In which we sing.

At 0600 hours, Aurora brews coffee, intensifies the lights to 800 lumens, and heats the ship to an optimal 70.2 degrees, all according to protocol.

This story first appeared right here in Fireside.

Jenn Reese writes speculative fiction for readers of all ages. Her middle grade books include A Game of Fox & Squirrels (Henry Holt, April 2020) and Above World (Candlewick), a finalist for the 2012 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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PS: AND WITH THAT, we come to the last episode of the RUN OF HOPE season. Thanks for listening, and be safe and well until next time! <3

Toasted Cake 231! In which we discuss certain economic systems.

Honored guests, thank you for attending this seminar on the Tucabal-Gor, colloquially known as alien sharks.

This story first appeared right here in Fireside.

Beth Goder works as an archivist, processing the papers of economists, scientists, and other interesting folks. Her fiction has appeared in venues such as Escape Pod, Fireside, and Flash Fiction Online. You can find her online at http://www.bethgoder.com.

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Toasted Cake 223! In which we have many valuable insider tips to share.

First I wrote a book. Don't skip this step.

This story first appeared in Fireside.

Dominica Phetteplace is a writer and math tutor. Her work has appeared in Asimov's, Analog, F&SF, Clarkesworld and Lightspeed, among other venues.


Toasted Cake 219! In which we hatch an ecosystem.

The back door is tinged purple when I go out to throw my morning coffee grounds onto the compost heap.

This story first appeared at Fireside.

Hugo and three-time Nebula Award finalist Caroline M. Yoachim is a prolific author of short stories, appearing in Lightspeed, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, and Asimov's, among other places. Her debut short story collection, Seven Wonders of a Once and Future World & Other Stories, came out in 2016. For more, check out her website at carolineyoachim.com.

Toasted Cake 199! In which we try to stop the trolls. 

Mei's contract specified she would only get paid if both the bride and groom, along with at least fifty percent of the guests survived the wedding. 

This story first appeared in Fireside.

Aidan Doyle is an Australian writer and computer programmer. His short stories have been published in places such as Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, and Fireside. He has been shortlisted for the Aurealis, Ditmar, and XYZZY awards. He has visited more than 100 countries and his experiences include teaching English in Japan, interviewing ninjas in Bolivia, and ten-pin bowling in North Korea.

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Toasted Cake 173! In which we let Bonesy ride.

Hey folks, I know it's a tight squeeze for the manufacturing deadline for the Little Miss Apocalypse playset, but we got new market research results on the pony names.

First appeared right here in Fireside.

Effie Seiberg is a fantasy and science fiction writer. Her stories can be found in the "Women Destroy Science Fiction!" special edition of Lightspeed Magazine, Galaxy's Edge, Analog, Fireside Fiction, and PodCastle, amongst others. Effie lives in San Francisco, where she likes to make sculpted cakes and bad puns. Her day job as a marketing consultant definitely had nothing whatsoever to do with this story. You can follow her on twitter at @effies, or read more stories at effieseiberg.com




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