Posts Tagged "katharine e.k. duckett"

The Edge of Things

by on Dec 7, 2017 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

6,600 words The problem, of course, is that the world ended. She’s lying in her bed, staring at the sloping scribbles on the ceiling. Downstairs, the party continues as ever. Voices rise from the parlor at all hours of the night, beckoning her with wild words she can’t quite make out....

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Short Fiction Appreciation by Katharine E.K. Duckett

by on Nov 13, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Every time someone asks me to name my “favorite” anything—book, movie, meal, you name it—my mind instantly goes blank. All of a sudden, it’s as if I’ve never seen a film in my life, eaten food, or read a single word. That last one is the category that always stumps me most, since I take...

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Sexagesimal

by on Sep 4, 2012 in 2012 Story of the Year, Short Fiction | 2 comments

2012 Apex Reader’s Choice Award winner 4,300 Words 00:41 “You can see summer from here,” said Zoya. “On a clear day, anyway. And September’s a ten-minute walk.” Teskia looked toward the hills, fingers tapping the sill. “What’s your asking price?” Zoya shrugged her small shoulders....

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