Flash Fiction & Podcast

New Flash Fiction Available as a Podcast

New Flash Fiction Available as a Podcast

Welcome to my weekly flash fiction! I'm Stacey Osvett, a science fiction and fantasy author. I write flash fiction on the "Writing Prompts" subReddit under the username StaceyOutThere. You can find new stories every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on my blog at...

My Chosen People

My Chosen People

Love or power — you can only have one. That's what I've discovered over ions and ions of existence.   In the beginning there was no life, so no one to believe or disbelieve in me. I had unlimited power then, the ability to create worlds and life.  After I...

Frozen Time

Frozen Time

From what I’ve read about superpowers, they are supposed to be a blessing and not a curse.  I’ve never been able to see any of the television shows or movies about the superheros. Everything electronic has been frozen on the same screen since...

Apex

Apex

“So they’re not even apex predators on their own planet?” Vice Admiral Tonkin paced along the deck of the bridge, razor sharp claws tapping at the metal grating of the floor. These humans had turned out to be a much more difficult problem than anyone on the...

Embrace the Singularity

Embrace the Singularity

Embrace the Singularity The signs were posted everywhere in my old neighborhood. Not just on telephone poles and street corners, but covering windows, plastered throughout stores, and most people even wore clothing sporting stylized versions of the phrase....

Payout

Payout

All four of us gape at the set of double monitors, both showing the same information from two unique sources. Googling my own name turned up a pile of unclaimed cash. “Do you think there’s another person with the same name as you?” Adam asks, looking between...

Here, Kitty

Here, Kitty

“Here kitty, kitty, kitty,” Rowland Jensen approached the small furry creature in a crouch and make small kissing noises so he didn’t scare the poor thing away. At Space Command Academy, the first lesson of exobiology was to not assume Earth-equivalent traits on...

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