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Look up! The future comes from the sky!

Look up! The future comes from the sky!

I'm happy to announce that, finally, I have finished my first science fiction short story. "THE FUTURE COMES FROM THE SKY" is out for the world to read!! I have written this story a few years back, circa ... hard to remember now but a fair guess is 2014 - 2015. At the time I was re-reading a collection of sci-fi short stories, THE FUTURE I, from 1980, edited by Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, and Joseph D. Olander. There are a few stories in that collection that I've read and re-read a hundred times, like THE LARGE ANT, a short story by Howard Fast. So anyway, an idea popped in my head, and I wrote this story. Then I submitted it to a magazine, and it was not accepted, but they sent back some feedback, and I decided to redo it. But many years went by before I was able to sit down with it again and make it better. Six years later, this story is finally seeing the light of day, so to speak. And what a year it is, too! The Covid-19 year, when, I have to admit, thinking about the future - what will happen next month, what will happen next year - gives me no small amount of anxiety, and I'm sure I'm not alone in this. Anyway,  here's the blurb:Mihaela Albu is the director of the World Augury Observatory (WAO). She is the voice for the Celestial. It's her job to tell the future for the world. It's a job that makes her a target for both fanatical adoration and...

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Look up! The future comes from the sky!

Look up! The future comes from the sky!

I'm happy to announce that, finally, I have finished my first science fiction short story. "THE FUTURE COMES FROM THE SKY" is out for the world to read!! I have written this story a few years back, circa ... hard to remember now but a fair guess is 2014 - 2015. At the time I was re-reading a collection of sci-fi short stories, THE FUTURE I, from 1980, edited by Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, and Joseph D. Olander. There are a few stories in that collection that I've read and re-read a...

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