Short Story Roundup

A confession, if I may. Not that long ago, I would have said I did not “do” short stories. Hated reading them. Was incapable of writing them. And then karma conspires to change your mind.

Which is a great thing, because man, I was missing out. And I *still* hate short stories – of a certain type. The depressing-Hemingway-you-had-to-read-in-high-school type. (Nothing against you if that’s your bag. But I have a moratorium on depressing stories right now.)

Here are some short stories that have made my Awesome list for 2015 so far:

HOW TO BECOME A ROBOT IN 12 EASY STEPS by A. Merc Rustad
http://www.scigentasy.com/how-to-become-a-robot/

TALISMANS by Jessica Bloczynski
http://deadlyeverafter.com/2015/03/10/march-madness-flash-fiction-talismans-by-jessica-bloczynski/

(A CONVERSATION) by the Elusive Mark
http://deadlyeverafter.com/2015/03/28/march-madness-flash-fiction-a-conversation-by-medicmsh/

Those last two came from the March Madness flash fiction collection on the Undead Duo blog (theme = “madness”). I also made a contribution which you can read here:

SCAVENGERS by Christi Frey
http://deadlyeverafter.com/2015/03/31/march-madness-flash-fiction-scavengers-by-christi-frey/