September 3, 2013

Favorite Daily Science Fiction Stories

I've been subscribing to Daily Science Fiction for two years now. Weird. It doesn't feel like that long.

If you're not familiar with the magazine, Daily Science Fiction e-mails a SF/F story every weekday to its sucribers (subscribing is free). Monday through Thursday is flash fiction, generally under 1,000 words and sometimes much shorter, while Friday stories run longer.

I've kept a folder in my e-mail just to keep track of my favorite DSF stories; I've pulled this handful of recommendations from there. Some of these are humorous, most of the rest tragic. Fiction this short seems to lend itself very well to ending with a laugh or a gut wrench. In any case, if you're looking for something (short) to read, here's some suggestions: