"Peacemaker, Peacemaker, Little Bo Peep" is a 2010 science fiction short story by Jason Sanford. It is about a “dream of peace” that has infected previously non-violent people and causes them to “cleanse” the Earth of all the violent people.
“Sublimation Angels” is a 2009 science fiction novella by Jason Sanford. It is about a set of special twins on a frozen world where manipulated humans, overbearing AIs and mysterious energy aliens live in a tenuous harmony.
“The Ships Like Clouds, Risen by Their Rain” is a 2008 science fiction novelette by Jason Sanford. It is about a weather forecaster who discovers an amazing secret about her small, mud-packed world.
“When Thorns Are the Tips of Trees” is a 2008 science fiction short story by Jason Sanford. It is about a boy who is trying to deal with the local ramifications of a deadly, world-wide virus.
Today’s post is a guest review by Jason Sanford. Jason is a successful author, blogger and short-story-awards organizer. I recently asked Jason “What is your favorite science fiction short story and why?” Here is his reply:
“Book Scouts of the Galactic Rim” is a 2007 science fiction short story by Jason Sanford. It is about a man who collects first edition science fiction novels, and the two amazing people he meets along the way.
Happy 10th anniversary to BestScienceFictionStories.com! Today marks 10 years since I started this web site – and to celebrate the occasion I want to share with you my 25 favorite science fiction short stories!
"The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers beneath the Queen’s Window" is a 2010 speculative fiction novella by Rachel Swirsky. It is about a powerful dead woman whose soul is summoned for many years by the living people who seek her knowledge.
So, I was a preliminary judge for the Million Writers Award this year. I had a very enjoyable time going through many of the nominated stories and sifting out the ones that I liked the best. And just like last year I read a bunch of stories that I did not like, but I also […]
“There Will Come Soft Rains” by Ray Bradbury is the story of an automated house. Or is it the story of the humans who used to live in that automated house? There have been many discussions circling that question: “Who is the main character of this story?”