April 3, 2012

Love Is a Parasite Meme

“Love is a parasite meme,” she’d told him once. It would have been Amsterdam, with the poisoned canals and a gibbous moon, made green with atmospheric pollution, gloaming over Station Centraal.
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Alternate Girl’s Expatriate Life

In Springtime, her garden yielded a hundred wisteria blossoms. White English roses climbed the pergola. Digitalis purpurea, lavender from the South of France, mint and thyme, rosemary and tarragon, basil and sweet marjoram—they all grew in Alternate Girl’s one-hundred-percent super-qualified housewife garden.
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No Poisoned Comb

The tale is wrong. I bear no grudge. A story in the teeth of time will shift its outlined shape, be chewed to more palatable stuff.
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Interview with Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar is a ubiquitous name in science fiction and fantasy circles. His short fiction has appeared dozens of times in professional publications such as Clarkesworld, Apex, and Datlow anthologies.
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World SF: Our Possible Future

For some, the fact that you are reading this on a screen is amazing. For me, however, what’s impressive is that you could be from any part of the world: London, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Seoul, Perth, Cape Town, etc, and you’re reading this now, not several months—or years—later.
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