Words for Thought — Short Fiction Review

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Stories about transformation.

#30 November, 2018

Focusing on small moments of great importance.

#29 October, 2018

Speaking volumes without words.

#28 September, 2018

Stories focused on ghosts, memories, artificial intelligence, and other forms of consciousness.

#27 August, 2018

Stories focused on family—found family, birth family, blood family, and family by choice.

#26 July, 2018

Stories focused on ghosts, monsters, and the undead.

#25 June, 2018

Themes of water in short fiction.

#24 May, 2018

Revolution, upheaval, and change.

#23 April, 2018

Death, loss, and grief.

#22 March, 2018

Bodies–How they are viewed, how they are treated, their autonomy, and the ways in which we relate to other people’s bodies and our own.

#21 February, 2018

Worlds intersecting, liminal spaces, and people who are in one way or another caught in-between

#20 January, 2018

Some outstanding stories from 2017

#19 December, 2017

New beginnings and seconds chances

#18 November, 2017

Stories of loneliness and isolation, but stories that offer hope, as well

#17 October, 2017

Uneasy and haunting tales about hidden things being revealed that stick with you long after you finish reading them

#16 September, 2017

Assumptions, perceptions, and characters who are more than they seem beneath the surface of their skin

#15 August, 2017

Isolation, people cut off from society and humanity

#14 July, 2017

Families by choice, and families by blood – losing them, finding them, and trying to understand them

#13 June, 2017

New worlds, new modes of existence, and shifting to new ways of thinking after encountering the unknown

#12 May, 2017

The cycle of death and rebirth, new life emerging from the blanket of winter

#11 April, 2017

#10 March, 2017

Tension between the self and the other, suspicion, distrust, but also healing and hope

#9 February, 2017

Humanity and nature

#8 January, 2017

Power and resistance

#7 December, 2016

Self and the struggle within

#6 November, 2016

Places we call home

#5 October, 2016

Life beyond death

#4 September, 2016

Water, transformation, and family

#3 August, 2016

Death, loss, and memory

#2 July, 2016

Destiny and disguises

#1 June, 2016

Flying, falling, jumping, and staying aloft, as well as the uses and abuses of bodies, consumption, what remains hidden, and what people choose not to see.