Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Catch Up on Your Sci-Fi Reading

From Boing Boing, a distilled list of six-word science fiction stories commissioned by Wired Magazine from noted SF writers:

Computer, did we bring batteries? Computer? - Eileen Gunn

It cost too much, staying human. - Bruce Sterling

We kissed. She melted. Mop please! - James Patrick Kelly

His penis snapped off; he’s pregnant! - Rudy Rucker

Internet “wakes up?” Ridicu - no carrier. - Charles Stross

Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time - Alan Moore

Longed for him. Got him. Shit. - Margaret Atwood

Batman Sues Batsignal: Demands Trademark Royalties. - Cory Doctorow

Help! Trapped in a text adventure! - Marc Laidlaw

Bush told the truth. Hell froze. - William Gibson

Go to Wired for the full list - the items that made it into the magazine, plus dozens more.