Ripples In Space

Space – Time – Fiction

Fall 2018 Selections

Below are the selected stories from the fall submission period. These stories bounce between light-hearted and grim. I hope they resonate with you as much as they did with us. Click around, read a few, and maybe one will inspire you to create something evocative or just plain fun. Thanks again to all who submitted. Keep writing and keep sending out your sagas of the stars.

A seemingly perfect job…what’s the catch?


Author: Tom Mizell

Satisfaction guaranteed.

Building Blocks

Author: Gabriel Parker

Chase the light.

Commander Crippencraft Heroic Pioneer and Lowly Insect Reporting

Author: Matt Saleh

T-Minus thirty eight minutes until mission start…


Author: Johanna Beate Stumpf

Do you want a ride back to earth?

Doug Kessler of Mars

Author: Walt Maguire

An eye for an eye. 

For Sight

Author: MJ McGinn

A man is discovered in a machine utopia. Should he be allowed to live?

Good Fulch

Author: Desmond White

An odd pulse of light in the night sky.

Half Way

Author: Will Mullins

Just because we can, should we?

My Living Doll

Author: Deni Dickler

Turquoise oranges and lame earthlings.


Author: Caitlin Rikard-Bell

Death was too lenient a punishment.


Author: JB Kronenfeld

Humans and robots clash over their civic rights.


Author: Brianna Ferguson

Beware what lies beneath the water’s surface.


Author: Kim M. Munsamy

We regret to inform you that you are no longer safe.

The Scientist’s Son

Author: Miranda Ramirez

Armstrong had it all wrong…

What the Moon Is Made Of

Author: Leslie Soule