Everyone always gets to a point when they are staring at the blank computer screen, the cursor laughing at them in its blinky way, and they do know what to write next
Your votes are in and this week’s Story of the Week is… Daughter of Man by Alex Mutua. Read it below. Congratulations Alex! Would you like your story to feature here, please send in your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Go here to see submission guidelines. We will be awarding one of our readers and contributors every month, so be sure to send in your work or comment on the featured stories. Do you have any ideas about how to make your weekly reading more fun? Please send your suggestions to email@example.com. Join us here on Monday for the next batch of stories and be sure to vote for the next Story of the Week. Daughter of Man by Alex Mutua Emmy, she was six and half foot tall. Her skin, soft and fair, such that one would think it was chocolate in a texture
Do you harbor a secret desire to create alternate worlds like the Marvel Universe of Superman, Batman, Ben10, Heroes, The Rama Trilogy? Are you an aspiring Science Fiction or Fantasy writer? Do you want to be the Kenyan or African writer who finally produces that really incredible SF or F novel or series that blows away minds and expectations and causes a stir, like Equilibrium, Surrogates, Avatar…? What Is Science Fiction Anyway? Or Fantasy? There are almost as many definitions of science fiction and fantasy (SF & F) as there are readers and writers — so many that it’s much easier to say, “It’s what I mean when I point to it.” SF stories are those that could not happen without some element of science, or some imagined change (futuristic or otherwise) from the world as we know it today. SF
Fly: What! Did your genius friends the Wright Roaches invent a plane? I got to admit though, the name fits. I prefer it to the Wright brothers.
This Saturday, I read a piece in one local newspaper about a Menage-a- trois. I must admit that a few years ago, I would have felt completely confused by this; . How in the world can you possibly share the man or woman you love with anyone else and be absolutely comfortable with it. In the same sigh, I have wondered about polygamous families, and dismissed the matter to those whose cup of tea it is. It takes a little bit more than mere ennui for me to try and find out more about relationships like these. And I suppose I have been able to explore and accept that every single person on this earth has his or her own preferences. Sometimes, those preferences are more than preferences, they are nature. More than that, I have come to know and