Morning Cuppa – 02/23/13 – Short Fiction Saturday

Toast up some slices of French bread, brew some coffee and hop back in bed for this Saturday’s short fiction. Or do whatever weekend ritual feels right to you, that one is mine, maybe you enjoy crafting helmets out of watermelons while reading in bed. That’s your deal.watermelon

  • I know I already linked this one up earlier this week but it’s worth the repost since it contains so much free fiction… excerpts from Nebula Award Nominees
  • Neil Gaiman did a promotion for the new Blackberry called, “Keep Moving” where he prompted people on Twitter and then selected a response to use as the basis for a story. Each prompt was based around a month of the year, so there are twelve very short shorts available for download.
  • Tor.com shares The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere by John Chu.
    • In the near future water falls from the sky whenever someone lies (either a mist or a torrential flood depending on the intensity of the lie). This makes life difficult for Matt as he maneuvers the marriage question with his lover and how best to “come out” to his traditional Chinese parents.

For the month of February, if you’re an author who would like me to read your book (and post about it afterwards) please leave a comment below.