Flash Fiction: 7th Day of Sleep

Julia hurriedly walked into the Rogers Park Parent Organization. Her busy single-parent schedule of juggling two jobs and a 16-year-old provided no extra time to keep RPPO obligations. But now her daughter was suffering. It started last week when Rashida began her first medically induced sleep cycle. Apparently, 75 years of research and development isn’t enough …

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Original Fiction: Underwater Communicado

Coma Communication TTS Request Please translate the following letter to audio and play once daily until November 3, 2053. Sender: Sophia Tirado Senior Anthropologist World Marine Center San Juan, PR Receiver: Carolina Tirado Senior Resident Casa Puebla Health Home Chicago, IL Mami, Today, the silence ends. I make my first descent in one hour. Catfish, …

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Oscar Nominated Short Film The World of Tomorrow Gets Sequel

The World of Tomorrow is my favorite science fiction short film. Now, it's getting a sequel!

When you have 15 minutes to spare, catch it on Netflix. The story follows a young girl Emily Prime as she's visited by a third-generation clone of herself. The clone proceeds to tell her about her own future through relived memories. What you find is ethereal animated short that's light-handed with prose yet profound in its overall message.