Title: Help Fund my Robot Army!!! & Other Improbable Crowdfunding Projects
Editor: John Joseph Adams
Short story anthology
This collection is really an outrage idea. All of the stories are fake Kickstarter projects with fantastical or science fiction elements. Each story is presented as if it was a Kickstarter pitch. And of course the project was funded by a kickstarter… which I supported. How meta is that!
Part of the fun of this collection is knowing the format and the ways in which the stories plays with that format. In the following I will comment on the stories that interested me.
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Title: A Bead of Jasper, Four Small Stones
Author: Genevieve Valentine
Published: Read in in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 7, 2013 by Night Shade Books. Originally published in Clarkesworld issue 73, 2012
Genre: Science fiction, solar system, far future
Length: 5788 words, short story
This is the part of my 100 Short Stories in 2014 challenge.
This is the very first short story I read in 2014, as a matter of fact, it is the first story I finish reading in 2014. So it is probably a good time to wish everyone a happy new year.
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Title: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 7
Published: April 18th 2013 by Night Shade Books
Format: Short Story Anthology
Read: August 16th 2013 –
Status: First reading
Genre: Urban fantasy, fantasy, science fiction, horror, steampunk, weird fiction, magic realism etc.
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