Epistolatory stories can be a lot of fun to write but they're definitely also a challenge. On the other hand, using a letter as a plot device, even one you don't necessarily get to read can be a lot of fun in its own right too.
It's my wedding anniversary this week, so, since i'm busy being in love, I thought I'd give you my top short stories of this year so far. Why specifically 9? Because my wife and I have beeen together for 9 years (married for 4).
Reyes can't let the situation go, luckily Dein is there for him no matter what -- not to mention Dein being an expert in xeno-psychology
*Atarangi has always been fascinated by the stars, even if star travel is illegal these days.*
*Courting varies by culture, Chians tend toward poetry and that is exactly why Olos really shouldn't have challenged Pael to write him a poem.* “128z-by-4225 North and AB3D5-by-NT562 WestThe location of our first meetingUnder the Ghiling Star. #9af0e5The colour of your eyes…” Pael snorted, shifting their attention away from the poet on the stage and … Continue reading Your Eyes Are The Colour Of Home – Short Story
I figured it was a bit mean to leave you with the tragic, doomed love of last week so here are some of my personal favourite romantic short stories I've written.
Paula and TLarel can't keep sharing a body or they'll both die, but separating them could kill either one or both...
Vin has never been decisive, but that's okay because the captain of the ship is and it's not like anything could happen to change that, right?
*It's never easy to move into a new position, on a new ship. It's harder when you've had such a long journey. And when you think your second in charge is a prank... Lexii's first day isn't going well.*
When your species disapproves of coupling with outsiders, and your partner has a culture based around the biological imperative of reproduction, even a single discovered note can be disastrous. But Kaylax can’t bring herself to care, love letters are everything.