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Sunday recs: Fairytales

Three fairytale-tinged recs for you tonight. First, two tales from Daily Science Fiction, new takes on traditional tales, from points of view forgotten in the originals: Beans and Lies by Mari Ness: an incisive super-short piece with a proper punch … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Three stories and a novel

Hi, this is me procrastinating! Soon, soon I will go and finish the zero draft of a story that’s been unreasonably hard to write considering that I know how it ends and all… Anyway, here’s three stories I read sometime … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Two stories from DSF

My PhD studies have kept me busy, but I’ve still made time for reading and writing fiction, too. For what is life without writing and reading? No, seriously, I don’t quite understand people who don’t read for fun. It’s just … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Fairytale, memory loss, alien chess

Three awesome stories for you this Sunday. How the Milkmaid Struck a Bargain With the Crooked One by C.S.E. Cooney (in Giganotosaurus). Gaaaah, this story made me have all the feelings. It’s long, but it’s SO worth it – what … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Two poems, two stories

Long time no Sunday recs. In my defence, the past month or so was intensively filled by doing PhD applications. Last weekend was my first in ages when I was free to do non-academia stuff, so I shamefully neglected my … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Post-apocalyptic beauty

Just one rec today; I’ve been unreasonably exhausted lately. Green is for Silence, Blue is for Voice, Red is for Whole, Black is for Choice by Damien Angelica Walters, in Daily Science Fiction. This post-apocalyptic vision is beautifully written. I … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Mundanity, elephants, opera and a coffee shop

This week’s Sunday Recs presents four very different stories – all of them awesome. (Well, duh, otherwise I’d hardly be recommending that you read them!) Relentlessly Mundane by Jo Walton. This was published in Strange Horizons 14 years ago, but … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Speculative prose and two issues’-worth of poetry

I was thinking of posting a rant about how difficult writing fiction in Finnish is for me (I was attempting such a thing last night), but I think I’ll go for Sunday recs instead. How my bilingualism comes across in … Continue reading

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